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Flights to Bulawayo in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price£727Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip from£600From London to Bulawayo
One-way from£7One-way flight from London to Bulawayo (BUQ)

Cheap flights to Bulawayo in September, October 2021

The best prices found for BUQ flights for September, October
30 Sep - 30 Nov
£573pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUQ
Bulawayo
BUQ
Bulawayo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Sep - 30 Nov
£593pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUQ
Bulawayo
BUQ
Bulawayo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Oct - 3 Nov
£600pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUQ
Bulawayo
BUQ
Bulawayo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Bulawayo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Bulawayo found for this year
30 Sep - 30 Nov
£573pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUQ
Bulawayo
BUQ
Bulawayo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Sep - 30 Nov
£593pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUQ
Bulawayo
BUQ
Bulawayo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Oct - 3 Nov
£600pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUQ
Bulawayo
BUQ
Bulawayo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Cheapest prices for Bulawayo flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Bulawayo found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£616
February
£679
March
£712
April
£714
May
£668
June
£651
July
£830
August
£727
September
£689
October
£691
November
£643
December
£667
January is currently the cheapest month to fly to Bulawayo. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Bulawayo Airport?

Average Bulawayo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - BUQ
Price
£616 - £1,208
BUQ
Temperature
23 - 31 °C
BUQ
Precipitation
1 - 105 mm

For many, planning a holiday to Bulawayo is influenced by the weather conditions. The city has a humid subtropical climate, with three main seasons. There is a dry cool winter period from May to August, a hot dry period from late August to early November and a warm wet period, running from late November to April.

The warm wet season is generally avoided by travellers due to the increase in temperatures and rainfall. If you’re looking to save some money however, this can be the perfect time to look for a cheap flight to Bulawayo and off-peak accommodation rates.

In general tourists favour the drier season from May to early November. Plan a trip in the months of May to August if you would prefer slightly cooler temperatures which are on average between 7 and 23 degrees Celsius, or opt for a holiday in September to early November if you prefer high temperatures of around 27 to 29 degrees Celsius. Prepare to pay peak prices for flights to Bulawayo and hotel rates throughout this period. Other peak times in the area such as the Christmas holiday period, school holidays, special event festivals and sporting events are also likely to yield higher rates than usual.

When is the best time to book a flight to Bulawayo?

The best time to book flights to Bulawayo is 59 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Bulawayo?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Bulawayo. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Bulawayo?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Bulawayo trip. A flight at midday will more often than not be of higher cost.

Bulawayo overview

The second largest city in Zimbabwe, Bulawayo, is known locally as the City of Kings. After a flight to Bulawayo, you’ll find plenty to do, from relaxing in one of the many parks, for instance, Centenary, Barham Green, Hillside Dams Conservancy and Mabukweni, or visiting one of the many museums which can be found in the city, including the National Gallery, Bulawayo Railway Museum and the Natural History Museum of Bulawayo. The Ascot Mall is a great choice for some retail therapy and the Bulawayo Golf Club offers a sophisticated sporting facility for lovers of the sport. The Matapos Balancing Rocks are also a popular landmark for both locals and visitors alike.

Depending on your mood and culinary preferences you can enjoy fabulous international food and wine, or traditional Zimbabwean and other African dishes. At the Tendele Curio Shop you will find art, crafts, jewellery, textiles, carvings, paintings and artefacts. You will find a wide range of induna arts in the area. Travellers can sign up at Zulu Safari and Eco Logical Africa for a wilderness safari, designed to view local wildlife and get in touch with the natural world.

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Getting around Bulawayo

Once in the city, the public transport options are somehow limited. The train and taxis are the most convenient ways to get around. It is not recommended to tour the city on foot or bicycle, especially at night due to safety considerations.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Flights to Bulawayo arrive at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ), which is located about 6 miles (10 km) north of the city. Getting to the city from the airport is easy using rental cars, taxis, and airport shuttle buses. There is no bus or train service from the airport to the city. The Rovos rail luxury train stops in the city.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Bulawayo?

Bulawayo (BUQ), located 9.5 mi from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Bulawayo.

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