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There are 6 ways to get from Harare to Malawi by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Blantyre  •  3h 29m

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

$182 - $417

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Bus  •  44h

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

$91 - $115

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Fly to Lilongwe  •  1h 47m

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

$153 - $348

Bus JR Choeu Express & Coaches, train  •  41h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Pretoria
  2. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Blantyre

$95 - $110

Bus Premier BUS Services, train  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Pretoria
  2. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Blantyre

Drive  •  7h 33m

  1. Drive from Harare to Blantyre 370.5 miles

$60 - $90

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

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

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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 44h.

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The distance between Harare and Malawi is 593 km. The road distance is 592.9 km.

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The best way to get from Harare to Malawi without a car is to bus and train which takes 41h 5m and costs $95 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Harare to Malawi, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Harare to Malawi is to fly which takes 3h 29m and costs $180 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $120 and takes 44h.

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There is no direct flight from Harare Airport to Blantyre Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Harare to Malawi bus services, operated by JR Choeu Express & Coaches, arrive at Blantyre station.

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Map of how to get from Harare to Malawi.
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  • Distance: 370.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Harare, Zimbabwe and Malawi?

Malawian Airlines, South African Airways and two other airlines fly from Harare to Blantyre twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harare to Blantyre via Johannesburg in around 44h.

Airlines
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Harare to Blantyre via Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Harare to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Harare to Blantyre via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Harare to Blantyre via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harare to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$32
Flexi
$32
Full Flexi
$39
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johanessburg
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Harare to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Premier BUS Services
Phone
0999 464 273
Email
premierbusez@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
29h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Harare to Malawi is 593 km. It takes approximately 7h 33m to drive from Harare to Malawi.

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Air Zimbabwe, Malawian Airlines, Kenya Airways and South African Airways offer flights from Harare Airport to Blantyre Airport.

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The best way to get from Harare to Harare Airport is to taxi which takes 12m and costs $20 - $25.

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