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There are 5 ways to get from Nelspruit to Harare by plane, bus, train, car train or car

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Fly  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Harare (HRE) MQP - HRE

$422 - $1,451

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Car train, bus  •  24h 47m

  1. Take the car train from Nelspruit to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Harare

$42 - $65

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  21h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Bertrams
  2. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Harare

$54 - $84

Bus  •  22h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Harare

$45 - $65

Drive  •  12h 44m

  1. Drive from Nelspruit to Harare 689.4 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Nelspruit to Harare is to car train and bus which costs R 600 - R 950 and takes 24h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Nelspruit to Harare is to fly which costs R 6 000 - R 21 000 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nelspruit to Harare. However, there are services departing from Nelspruit and arriving at Harare via Pretoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 5m.

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The distance between Nelspruit and Harare is 850 km. The road distance is 1103 km.

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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Harare without a car is to bus and train which takes 21h 53m and costs R 750 - R 1 200.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Nelspruit to Harare, including transfers.

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Nelspruit to Harare bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Nelspruit station.

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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Harare is to fly which takes 4h 2m and costs R 6 000 - R 21 000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 600 - R 950 and takes 22h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from Nelspruit Airport to Harare Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Nelspruit to Harare bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Harare station.

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Map of how to get from Nelspruit to Harare.
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  • Distance: 531.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Nelspruit, South Africa and Harare, Zimbabwe?

South African Airways and Mango fly from Nelspruit to Harare every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nelspruit to Harare via Pretoria in around 22h 5m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Nelspruit to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Nelspruit to Harare via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Flights from Nelspruit to Harare via Vilankulu, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Nelspruit to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$12 - $17
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Bertrams
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Nelspruit to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Harare
Ave. Duration
15h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Harare
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Nelspruit to Harare is 1103 km. It takes approximately 12h 44m to drive from Nelspruit to Harare.

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South African Airways offers flights from Nelspruit Airport to Harare Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Harare. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Nelspruit Airport is to taxi which takes 25m and costs R 310 - R 370.

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