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There are 4 ways to get from Gauteng to Gweru by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Bulawayo, bus

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bulawayo (BUQ)
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Gweru

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Fly to Harare, bus

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Harare (HRE)
  2. Take the bus from Harare to Gweru

Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Gweru

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The cheapest way to get from Gauteng to Gweru is to drive which costs R 3 000 - R 4 500 and takes 10h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Gauteng to Gweru is to drive which takes 10h 42m and costs R 3 000 - R 4 500.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gauteng to Gweru. However, there are services departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Gweru via Bulawayo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 44m.

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The distance between Gauteng and Gweru is 743 km. The road distance is 938.2 km.

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The best way to get from Gauteng to Gweru without a car is to bus which takes 18h 44m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Gauteng to Gweru, including transfers.

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Gauteng to Gweru bus services, operated by Bravo Tours, depart from Johannesburg station.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Bulawayo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Gauteng to Gweru bus services, operated by Bravo Tours, arrive at Gweru station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gauteng to Gweru is 938 km. It takes approximately 10h 42m to drive from Gauteng to Gweru.

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  • Distance: 742.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

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

You can take a bus from Johannesburg to Gweru via Bulawayo and Bulawayo in around 18h 44m.

Airlines
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare via Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare via Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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
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
Bus from Bulawayo to Gweru
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bravotours.co.zw

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Fastjet and Airlink offer flights from Johannesburg 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 Gauteng to Johannesburg Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs R 210 - R 250.

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