The cheapest times to fly from IAH to HRE are

  • January 15th to May 27th (except the weeks of February 12th, April 2nd, and April 9th)
  • August 27th to October 7th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 IAH to HRE is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $3388 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $1058 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Harare

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Harare (HRE) will usually cost between $1070 to $2081 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1070. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2718. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1648 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1209 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to HRE flight.

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

IAH to HRE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to HRE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HRE, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into IAH. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Harare, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $195 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1326. Return trip prices are from the HRE to IAH 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 IAH to HRE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAH to HRE

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 IAH to HRE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (IAH > JNB > HRE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1068
  • Average savings: $141 (11.66%)

See IAH to JNB flights

Hack #2: Nairobi (IAH > NBO > HRE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1100
  • Average savings: $109 (9.02%)

See IAH to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8983 miles or 14457 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to HRE flight is about 17 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Harare?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from IAH to HRE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIAH
Origination airport nameGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
CityHouston, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeHRE
Destination airport nameRobert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport


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