The cheapest times to fly from HRE to BUQ are

  • January 15th to July 15th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from HRE to BUQ is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $689 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $469 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Bulawayo

Flying from Harare (HRE) to Bulawayo (BUQ) will usually cost between $469 to $604 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $477. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $615. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $138 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $494 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HRE to BUQ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HRE to BUQ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

HRE to BUQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HRE to BUQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Harare. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.42, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $87 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $488. Return trip prices are from the BUQ to HRE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HRE to BUQ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HRE to BUQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Zimbabwe, British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian, Fastjet, RwandAir, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from J. M. Nkomo International Airport to Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 216 miles or 348 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HRE to BUQ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HRE to BUQ flight is about 1 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Harare and Bulawayo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 31 available flights from HRE to BUQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHRE
Origination airport nameRobert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBUQ
Destination airport nameJ. M. Nkomo International Airport


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