The cheapest times to fly from LAX to HRE are

  • January 15th to March 18th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 LAX to HRE is late October. Prices can be as high as $2798 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1003 for Monday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Harare

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Harare (HRE) will usually cost between $1055 to $2122 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1067. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2306. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1240 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1236 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to HRE flight.

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

LAX to HRE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to HRE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HRE, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Harare, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. 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 Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1346. Return trip prices are from the HRE to LAX 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 LAX 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 19 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX 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 LAX to HRE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1171
  • Average savings: $65 (5.26%)

See LAX to JNB flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1183
  • Average savings: $54 (4.33%)

See LAX to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from LAX to HRE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code HRE
Destination airport name Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport
City Harare
Country Zimbabwe
Latitude -17.9
Longitude 31.1


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