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There are 2 ways to get from Harare to Mutare by train or car

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Train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Harare to Mutare

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Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Harare to Mutare 163.6 miles

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harare and arriving at Mutare. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Harare and Mutare is 213 km. The road distance is 261.7 km.

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The best way to get from Harare to Mutare without a car is to train which takes 8h 30m and costs .

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The train from Harare to Mutare takes 8h 30m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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

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Harare to Mutare train services, operated by NRZ, arrive at Mutare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harare to Mutare is 262 km. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Harare to Mutare.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Mutare. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 133 miles
  • Duration: 8h 30m

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

NRZ operates a train from Harare to Mutare 3 times a week, and the journey takes 8h 30m.

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Train from Harare to Mutare
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8h 30m
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