Travel to Zimbabwe

Flying to Zimbabwe

There are no direct flights to Zimbabwe from the UK. Indirect options include flights with British Airways ( or South African Airways ( via Johannesburg, Ethiopian Airlines ( via Addis Ababa, and Kenya Airways ( via Nairobi. From the USA, the quickest route is via Johannesburg with South African Airways.

Flight times:

From London - 13 hours (including stopover); New York - 18 hours 30 minutes.

Departure tax:


Other airports in Zimbabwe

Bulawayo Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Airport

Airport Code: BUQ. Location: The airport is 24km (15 miles) from the city. Website: Public transport description: Limited bus and taxi services are available.

Harare International Airport

Airport Code: HRE. Location: The airport is 14km (9 miles) southeast of the city. Website: Public transport description: Coaches run at regular intervals to the city (journey time - 20 minutes). Taxis are available.

Victoria Falls Airport

Airport Code: VFA. Location: The airport is 22km (13 miles) from the town. Website: Public transport description: Bus and taxi services are available.

Travel by rail

A train runs three times a week from Francistown, Botswana to Bulawayo. There are no trains from South Africa or Zambia to Zimbabwe.

Getting to Zimbabwe by boat

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.