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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, fly  •  4 h 38 min

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

$135 - $485

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 45 min

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

$30 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Harare 664.6 miles

$100 - $150

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 - $50 and the journey takes 15 h 45 min. Citiliner also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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
$11
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 - $50
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
$40 - $65
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pretoria and Harare is 929 km. The road distance is 1063 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Harare is to train and fly which takes 4 h 38 min and costs R 1 600 - R 6 500.

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.

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