There are 3 ways to get from Pretoria to Harare by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Marlboro
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Harare (HRE) JNB - HRE

$132 - $482

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Bus  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Harare Gjh2003 / ...

$30 - $55

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Drive  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Harare 664.6 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Harare is to bus which costs R 430 - R 800 and takes 15 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Harare is to train and fly which costs R 1 900 - R 7 000 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pretoria and arriving at Harare. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 45 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Harare is 929 km. The road distance is 1063.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Harare without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 45 min and costs R 430 - R 800.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Pretoria to Harare, including transfers.

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Pretoria to Harare bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Pretoria station.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Harare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Harare is 1063 km. It takes approximately 11 h 34 min to drive from Pretoria to Harare.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Harare.
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  • Distance: 580.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Pretoria to Harare twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 15 h 45 min. Citiliner also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
flyafrica
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Harare
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Harare
Ave. Duration
15 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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British Airways, Air Zimbabwe, flyafrica and two other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Harare Airport.

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