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

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Fly  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Bulawayo (BUQ) HRE - BUQ

$189 - $479

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Train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Harare to Bulawayo

$15

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Bulawayo

$25 - $35

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Harare to Bulawayo 275.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Harare to Bulawayo is to train which costs $15 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harare to Bulawayo is to fly which costs $180 - $480 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Harare and arriving at Bulawayo. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harare and arriving at Bulawayo. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Harare and Bulawayo is 366 km. The road distance is 440.5 km.

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The best way to get from Harare to Bulawayo without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs $25 - $35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Harare to Bulawayo, including transfers.

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Harare to Bulawayo bus services, operated by InterCape, depart from Harare station.

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Harare to Bulawayo train services, operated by NRZ, depart from Harare station.

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The best way to get from Harare to Bulawayo is to fly which takes 1 h 19 min and costs $180 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $35 and takes 6 h, you could also train, which costs $15 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Harare Airport to Bulawayo Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Harare to Bulawayo bus services, operated by InterCape, arrive at Bulawayo station.

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Map of how to get from Harare to Bulawayo.
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  • Distance: 228.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

Air Zimbabwe flies from Harare to Bulawayo twice daily. Alternatively, InterCape operates a bus from Harare to Bulawayo once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Harare to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Bus operators
InterCape

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