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There are 8 ways to get from Durban to Gweru by plane, bus or car

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Fly Durban to Bulawayo, bus

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Bulawayo (BUQ)
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Gweru

Bus to Pietermaritzburg, fly to Bulawayo, bus

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
  2. Fly from Pietermaritzburg (PZB) to Bulawayo (BUQ)
  3. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Gweru

Fly Durban to Harare, bus

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Harare (HRE)
  2. Take the bus from Harare to Gweru

Bus to Richards Bay, fly to Bulawayo, bus

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Richards Bay
  2. Fly from Richards Bay (RCB) to Bulawayo (BUQ)
  3. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Gweru

Bus to Pietermaritzburg, fly to Harare, bus

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
  2. Fly from Pietermaritzburg (PZB) to Harare (HRE)
  3. Take the bus from Harare to Gweru

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Harare
  2. Take the bus from Harare to Gweru

Bus via Johannesburg

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
  3. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Gweru

Drive

  1. Drive from Durban to Gweru

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The cheapest way to get from Durban to Gweru is to drive which costs R 4 900 - R 7 500 and takes 16h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Durban to Gweru is to drive which costs R 4 900 - R 7 500 and takes 16h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durban to Gweru. However, there are services departing from Durban and arriving at Gweru via Johannesburg and Bulawayo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 43m.

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It is 1164 km from Durban to Gweru. It is approximately 1498.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Durban to Gweru without a car is to bus which takes 24h 55m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 14m to get from Durban to Gweru, including transfers.

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Durban to Gweru bus services, operated by Eldo Coaches, depart from Durban station.

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There is no direct flight from Durban Airport to Bulawayo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Durban to Gweru bus services, operated by Eagle Liner Coaches, arrive at Gweru station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durban to Gweru is 1499 km. It takes approximately 16h 30m to drive from Durban to Gweru.

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  • Distance: 1163.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 14m

What companies run services between Durban, South Africa and Gweru, Zimbabwe?

You can take a bus from Durban to Gweru via Harare, Mbudzi Roundabout, Simon Mazorodze Road, Market Square, Fourth Street Rank, and Harare in around 24h 55m.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Durban to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Durban to Harare
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Durban to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Richards Bay to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Durban to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $450
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Richards Bay to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $430
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Durban to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Bus operators
Eagle Liner Coaches
Phone
+263 77 7 057 085
Email
customerservices@eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Website
eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Bus from Bulawayo to Gweru
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Eldo Coaches
Phone
+ (011) 852 6120
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bravo Tours
Phone
+263 713 800001
Email
info@bravotours.co.zw
Website
bravotours.co.zw
Bus from Harare to Gweru
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bravotours.co.zw
Bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
bravotours.co.zw
Greyhound ZA
Trip Trans
Phone
+263 77 426 0214
Bus from Durban to Harare
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Durban Beach to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$21 - $40
Flexi
$18 - $40
Saver
$15 - $27

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Fastjet, Safair and Airlink offer flights from Durban Airport to Bulawayo Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Gweru. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Durban to Durban Airport is to bus which takes 26 min and costs R 420 - R 600.

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