There are 5 ways to get from Malawi to Zimbabwe by plane, bus or car

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Fly Blantyre to Bulawayo  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Blantyre (BLZ) to Bulawayo (BUQ) BLZ - BUQ

$390 - $1,137

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Fly Lilongwe to Harare  •  1 h 50 min

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

$148 - $344

3 alternative options

Fly Blantyre to Harare  •  5 h 51 min

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

$178 - $412

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Blantyre to Harare

Drive  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Blantyre to Harare 370.2 miles

$60 - $90

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blantyre and arriving at Harare. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Malawi and Zimbabwe is 730 km. The road distance is 592.3 km.

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The best way to get from Malawi to Zimbabwe without a car is to bus which takes 9 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to get from Malawi to Zimbabwe, including transfers.

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Malawi to Zimbabwe bus services, operated by Premier BUS Services, depart from Blantyre station.

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The best way to get from Malawi to Zimbabwe is to fly which takes 9 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h.

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There is no direct flight from Blantyre Airport to Bulawayo Airport. The quickest flight takes 15 h and has one stopover.

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Malawi to Zimbabwe bus services, operated by Premier BUS Services, arrive at Harare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Malawi to Zimbabwe is 592 km. It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to drive from Malawi to Zimbabwe.

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Fastjet, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Blantyre Airport to Bulawayo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Malawi to Zimbabwe.
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  • Distance: 456.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 37 min

What companies run services between Malawi and Zimbabwe?

South African Airways, Kenya Airways and three other airlines fly from Blantyre to Bulawayo 3 times a day. Alternatively, Premier BUS Services operates a bus from Blantyre to Harare once daily, and the journey takes 9 h.

Airlines
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Blantyre to Bulawayo via Nairobi, Harare
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Blantyre to Bulawayo via Johannesburg, Harare
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Blantyre to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Blantyre to Bulawayo via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Blantyre to Bulawayo via Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Blantyre to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Blantyre to Harare via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Blantyre to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Bus operators
Premier BUS Services
Phone
0999 464 273
Email
premierbusez@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Blantyre to Harare
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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There are two+ hotels available in Zimbabwe. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malawi to Blantyre Airport is to drive which takes 16 min and costs .

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