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

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Train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Harare to Mutare

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Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Harare to Mutare 163.6 miles

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

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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 8 h 30 min.

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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 8 h 30 min.

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Train from Harare to Mutare
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
3 times a week
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