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There are 7 ways to get from Namibia to Harare by plane, car, shuttle, train or bus

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Fly from Walvis Bay  •  19h 24m

  1. Fly from Walvis Bay (WVB) to Harare (HRE) WVB - HRE

$172 - $358

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Bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Windhoek to Upington
  2. Take the bus from Upington to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare

$87 - $168

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Drive to Victoria Falls, fly  •  5h 6m

  1. Drive from Katima Mulilo to Victoria Falls
  2. Fly from Victoria Falls (VFA) to Harare (HRE) VFA - HRE

Fly from Windhoek  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Windhoek (WDH) to Harare (HRE) WDH - HRE

$211 - $381

Shuttle, train  •  45h 48m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Windhoek to Gaborone
  2. Take the train from Gaborone to Francistown
  3. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  4. Take the train from Bulawayo to Harare

Drive  •  24h 16m

  1. Drive from Windhoek to Harare 1896.3 km

Shuttle, bus  •  43h 3m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Windhoek to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare

$92 - $117

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Zimbabwe

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within Zimbabwe. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Zimbabwe.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

There are currently lockdown measures within Zimbabwe to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Domestic travel within Zimbabwe may be affected.

International flights leaving Namibia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Namibia

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Zimbabwe relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Zimbabwe, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: May 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Namibia to Harare is to shuttle and bus, which costs $90 - $120 and takes 43h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Namibia to Harare is to fly which costs $210 - $390 and takes 8h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Namibia to Harare. However, there are services departing from Windhoek and arriving at Harare via Upington and Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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The distance between Namibia and Harare is 1550 km. The road distance is 1896.3 km.

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The best way to get from Namibia to Harare without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0h and costs $85 - $170.

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It takes approximately 19h 24m to get from Namibia to Harare, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Namibia to Harare is to fly which takes 19h 24m and costs $170 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $170 and takes 2 days 0h.

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There is no direct flight from Walvis Bay Airport to Harare Airport. The quickest flight takes 18h 30m and has one stopover.

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Namibia to Harare bus services, operated by InterCape, arrive at Harare station.

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Map of how to get from Namibia to Harare.
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  • Distance: 1549.9 km
  • Duration: 19h 24m

What companies run services between Namibia and Harare, Zimbabwe?

Airlink flies from Walvis Bay to Harare every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windhoek to Harare via Upington and Johannesburg in around 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Walvis Bay to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Flights from Walvis Bay to Harare via Capetown
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Flights from Walvis Bay to Harare via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Flights from Walvis Bay to Harare via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Windhoek to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Victoria Falls to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Windhoek to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Victoria Falls to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $270
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Windhoek to Harare via Capetown
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Train operators
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Gaborone to Francistown
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $24
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
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brexpress.botrail.bw
Standard
$9
Business
$14
1st Class
$24
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
Book at
brexpress.botrail.bw
NRZ
Phone
+263-029-2363521
Email
pubreloffice@nrz.co.zw
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Harare
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Sleeper
$15
Standard
$12
Economy
$10
Bus operators
Tok Tokkie Shuttle
Phone
+264-61-300-743
Website
shuttlesnamibia.com
Shuttle from Windhoek to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
shuttlesnamibia.com
Shuttle from Windhoek to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
shuttlesnamibia.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Upington
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$30 - $65
Flexi
$26 - $60
Saver
$22 - $55
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$31
Flexi
$31
Full Flexi
$42
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Namibia to Harare is 1896 km. It takes approximately 24h 16m to drive from Namibia to Harare.

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Airlink offers flights from Walvis Bay Airport to Harare Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Harare. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Namibia to Walvis Bay Airport is to drive which takes 13 min and costs .

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