Explore 3 ways to travel

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Recommended option

Fly to Blantyre  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Blantyre (BLZ) HRE - BLZ

$182 - $417

Cheapest option

Bus InterCape  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Johanessburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Blantyre

$102 - $184

3 alternative options

Fly to Lilongwe  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Lilongwe (LLW) HRE - LLW

$153 - $348

Bus JR Choeu Express & Coaches  •  41 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Johannesburg Gjh2003 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Blantyre

$103 - $115

Drive  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Harare to Blantyre 370.5 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Harare, Zimbabwe and Malawi?

Malawian Airlines, South African Airways and three other airlines fly from Harare to Blantyre 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harare to Blantyre via Johannesburg in around 41 h 30 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Harare to Blantyre via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Harare to Blantyre via Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Harare to Blantyre via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Harare to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johanessburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
InterCape

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Harare and Malawi is 593 km. The road distance is 593 km.

The cheapest way to get from Harare to Malawi is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Harare to Malawi is to fly which takes 1 h 47 min and costs $150 - $350.

No, there is no direct bus from Harare to Malawi. However, there are services departing from Harare and arriving at Blantyre via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Harare to Malawi, including transfers.