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

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Train, fly  •  4h 43m

  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  •  15h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Harare

$30 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  11h 34m

  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 15h 37m.

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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 4h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pretoria and arriving at Harare. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 37m.

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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 15h 37m and costs R 430 - R 800.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Pretoria to Harare, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Harare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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

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  • Distance: 580.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

Citiliner operates a bus from Pretoria to Harare once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 15h 37m. Greyhound ZA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
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
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
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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British Airways, Air Zimbabwe, Fastjet and South African Airways offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Harare Airport.

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