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Cheap flights to Harare

There are quite a few airlines operating flights to Harare from UK. Travellers have their own preferences while choosing a specific airline for taking a flight between different UK airports and Harare International Airport. Popular among them is Emirates, as leading choice due to its availability of multiple departure airports from UK and no doubt, being number 1 airline of the world is most compelling and deciding factor among flight seekers for Harare. But a little longer journey with Emirates flights to Harare is an irritating factor for some travellers who wish to reach Harare in a shortest possible flight journey. Here comes the Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways, most popular airlines originating from Continent Africa and both of them offer shortest possible flight between UK and Harare. South African Airways is another airline which is pretty popular among those travellers whoare taking flights to Harare but are willing to have a stopover in Johannesburg. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are other choices for such travellers because both offer flights to Harare via Johannesburg as well.

Unfortunately, no direct flights are currently being operated between UK airports and Harare International Airport. Besides, Air Zimbabwe used to fly direct for many years between London Gatwick and Harare International Airport and captured the major share of travelers to Harare but seized its operations due to many reasons in 2012.

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Recent searches for return flights to Harare

Birmingham BHX
Harare HRE
Travelling Dates: 20 Feb 2018 - 13 Mar 2018
Manchester MAN
Harare HRE
Travelling Dates: 15 Mar 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
Heathrow LHR
Harare HRE
Travelling Dates: 21 Feb 2018 - 27 Feb 2018
Kenya Airways
Heathrow LHR
Harare HRE
Travelling Dates: 31 Dec 2017 - 22 Jan 2018
Ethiopian Airlines

How long is the flight to Harare from London and other Airports in UK ?

  • Flights to Harare from London via Addis Ababa with Ethiopian Airlines(LHR-ADD-HRE):11 hours 30 minutes
  • Flights from Heathrow to Harare with British airways via Johannesburg (LHR-JNB-HRE):15 hours 35 minutes
  • Kenya Airways flights to Harare from London Heathrow (LHR-NBO-HRE):14 hours 30 minutes
  • Flights from Manchester to Harare via Dubai with Emirates(MAN-DXB-HRE):18 hours 10 minutes
  • Flights to Harare from Dublin-Ireland with Emirates(DUB-DXB-HRE): 18 hours 20 minutes
Weekly flight schedule of Airlines flying to Harare

Below is the weekly schedule of main airlines which are offering flights to Harare:

  • Kenya Airways has daily flights to harare from London Heathrow.
  • South African Airways offers flights from Heathrow and Manchester on daily basis.
  • Ethiopian Airlines flights only depart daily from Heathrow Airport.
  • British Airways operates Harare flights on daily basis from Glasgow, Manchester and Heathrow Airports.
  • Emirates Airlines also gives you choice in selecting your nearest airport for Harare flights. Its daily flights are available at Heathrow, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and Gatwick.
How much baggage I can take on my flights to Harare from major UK airports?

Regardless the purpose of your trip, baggage allowance is a major deal maker or breaker while choosing a particular airline for your trip. Most travelers prefer the airlines with larger baggage allowance. Amongst other airlines most preferred is the national airline of UK i.e. British Airlines which offers a bag of 23 kg for Economy Class travelers and 32 kg for their Business Class customers. Other notable airlines of continent of Africa namely South African Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines also allow their passengers to carry the same amount of luggage. Emirates, being the most favorite airline, you are allowed to take 35kg in Economy Class (depending on fare type), 40kg in Business Class and 50kg in First Class.

When is the best time to book flights to Harare ?

Spring and winter seasons are best for visiting Harare. You can get cheap flights to Harare if you book flights between January to February, later from Mid April to June 2018 . and then from September to November 2017. During the UK holiday months of March and July 2018 , August and December, most people want to visit their home in Harare. These months constitute peak season for Harare.It is advisable to book in advance for these travel busy months. Travel House team works hard to get special bargained airfare deals for Harare from different airlines. This facilitates our clients to visit Harare in peak season but on reasonable flight prices. So, you can find an ideal summer flight deal or Christmas flights to Harare from major UK airports.

Can I book flights from Harare to London as well for my family?

Travelhouseuk proudly offers our services for flights from Harare to UK as well . Just let us know the proposed travelling dates of your family , we will book , issue tickets and will look after until your loved ones arrive here in UK .

Accommodation Options Available in Harare

Harare has plenty of guesthouses, safari lodges, budget and luxury hotels available. All of these options can be found around the city center and commercial areas. Some of them boast a swimming pool, Wi-Fi, spa, hotel and sports facilities. Few international hotel chains are also offering services in Zimbabwe capital.

If you are on a business trip, you can opt to stay in hotels located in the commercial zone. These hotels have furnished rooms with en-suite bathrooms. Business travellers can also stay in guesthouses. Some of which also offer breakfast included in the price.

Hostels and backpacker lodges are also available in the city. The most favorite accommodation option for backpackers is the Small World Backpackers Lodge which is located near the Avondale Shopping Centre.

Harare Popular Places to Eat and See

Harare has not only modern infrastructure but also many old buildings which depict country's culture and history. The city is also surrounded by many natural wonders. Here are few must to visit places in Harare:

National Gallery of Zimbabwe: The exhibits at the gallery showcase classic and contemporary African art. National Gallery Zimbabwe has stone sculptures, cravings, photos, masks and paintings. It is located in the Harare Gardens. There is an excellent book and crafts shop attached to the gallery.

Epworth Balancing Rocks: These rocks are located in the southeast of Harare in Epworth on 13km drive. The Epworth Balancing Rocks are more popular than other balancing rocks in Zimbabwe as they have appeared on country's currency notes.

Mukuvisi Woodlands: This natural reserve is best for watching giraffe, ostrich, elephants and impala. It is located just 7km away from the city center. You can view either from the platforms, on foot, horse safari or on a bicycle. It has also some endemic bird species.

There are plenty of international and local restaurants in Harare. Following are best in town:

  • Garwe - Traditional Zimbabwean Cuisine
  • Butcher's Kitchen - Steakhouse
  • Chang Thai - Thai Cuisine
Annual Events and Celebrations

Harare is the official host to many international events and festivals. Most popular among these are given below:

Harare Jazz Festival:? The month of April is quite busier than other months for Harare. Lots of festivals happen during this part of year. Annual Jazz festival is one of them which occurs between April 15th and 16th. Renowned African bands and musicians perform at the event and proceeds are donated to charity.

Harare International Food Festival: Now this one is a must to attend for all food lovers. The event takes place in the month of November. It has positively impacted the regional gourmet scene. Local and international chefs showcase their skills in Harare International Food Festival. You can get your hands on best wine and cuisine.

Harare International Festival of Arts: It is another festival happening in the month of April. The Harare International Festival of Arts is one of the major events of Zimbabwe. Local and international performers in the genres of visual arts, theater and music participate in the event.

Why choose Travelhouseuk to book your flight to Harare?
  • Travelhouseuk served more than 35000 families last year travelling from UK to harare.
  • Going to Harare for the very first time? Let our Harare experts make your trip worthwhile.
  • Best negotiated airfare deals with most of the airlines operating flights from UK to Harare.
  • Search & book from a number of prominent airlines flying to Harare from UK
  • Cheapest fare to Harare is guaranteed. 
  • We have special flight deals for inbound travel from Harare to London available all round the year.
  • Save time and effort consulting our Harare flight experts who will assist you with tailor made packages for Harare specifically for you. 
  • You're always in good hands as we not only give assistance in completing your bookings but during your travel as well. 
Handy Tips you should know before your departure!
  • Using car hire services to travel around Harare is highly recommended for travelers. 
  • Always travel in large groups, especially at night.
  • Always ensure your travel insurance before traveling for immediate health services in foreign land.
  • Refrain from exposing expensive goods or large amount of cash in public places.
  • The summer over there is our winter and the coolest months are: May, June and July over there. These months are also the most pleasant time of the year to visit.
  • Internet/WiFi services are available at hotels, but you may notice the service to be slow and interrupted at times.
  • Cell phone coverage is good throughout the city but, International landline calls are still unreliable.
  • Most of the purchases in large stores and malls are done with US Dollars. Also, major currencies in the world can be used such as GBP, Euro and etc.
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