There are 4 ways to get from Bulawayo to Mutare by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, taxi, train  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Harare
  2. Take a taxi from Harare to Marondera
  3. Take the train from Marondera to Rusape
  4. Take a taxi from Rusape to Mutare

3 alternative options

Train  •  21 h

  1. Take the train from Bulawayo to Harare
  2. Take the train from Harare to Mutare

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bulawayo to Mutare 353.3 miles

Fly, train  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Harare (HRE) BUQ - HRE
  2. Take the train from Harare to Mutare

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bulawayo and Mutare is 448 km. The road distance is 565.3 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 11 h 39 min to get from Bulawayo to Mutare, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Bulawayo to Mutare. However, there are services departing from Bulawayo and arriving at Mutare via Harare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h.

More details

What companies run services between Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and Mutare, Zimbabwe?

You can take a train from Bulawayo to Mutare via Harare in around 21 h.

Airlines
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Bulawayo to Harare
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Marondera to Rusape
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Harare
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Mutare
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Bus operators
InterCape
Other operators
Taxi from Harare to Marondera
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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