The cheapest times to fly from HRE to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd
  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • October 29th to November 25th

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 LAX is early February. Prices can be as high as $2699 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $1385 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Harare (HRE) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1505 to $2288 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $1540. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2240. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $699 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1705 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HRE to LAX flight.

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

HRE to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HRE to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Harare. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into HRE. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Harare. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $185 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1640. Return trip prices are from the LAX 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 LAX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from HRE to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 3.64% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See HRE to SAN flights


Flight Hacking HRE to LAX

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from HRE to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (HRE > NBO > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1274
  • Average savings: $432 (25.31%)

See HRE to JNB flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (HRE > JNB > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1310
  • Average savings: $396 (23.2%)

See HRE to NBO flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (HRE > JFK > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1388
  • Average savings: $318 (18.62%)

See HRE to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10254 miles or 16502 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HRE to LAX flight is about 19 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Harare and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from HRE to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHRE
Origination airport nameRobert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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