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Harare Airport Taxi & Shuttle Services

Premium Harare Airport taxi services


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

Reliable and friendly airport taxi in Harare

Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe, famous for its lively atmosphere, delicious cuisine, and diverse music scene. Harare has delicious local cuisine and ample nearby game reserves. It’s no surprise that you would like to reach your hotel as soon as possible after arriving at the airport without needing to navigate difficult public transport. To get to your hotel quickly and start exploring without delay, we recommend opting for a reliable airport shuttle in Harare, which will give you a convenient and hassle-free experience. A Harare airport taxi service is the quickest way to reach downtown Harare.

As your trip approaches, you’ll get an email with important information about your driver, including a photo and their contact details – in case you need to contact them regarding your scheduled transfer.

From the moment you step off the plane at Harare International Airport (HRE), your appointed Welcome Pickups driver will be there waiting for you after you exit baggage claim, at the Arrivals gate, holding a sign with your name. After a warm Zimbabwean greeting, your driver will take you to your pre-booked and pre-paid vehicle and help you with any heavy luggage items you may have.

Your Harare Airport taxi driver will receive live updates on your flight’s arrival time, ensuring they’re there waiting for you, no matter if your flight is delayed, with no additional cost.

Moreover, our drivers are local experts and can recommend some unique things to do and must-visit places for your trip on the way to Harare. They will be ready to answer any questions you may have, so sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey.

With 24/7 service and fixed price fares, your Welcome Pickups Harare Airport taxi is guaranteed to be comfortable and reliable.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

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Our Harare Airport taxi fleet

We have a wide selection of vehicles and taxi sizes in our Harare Airport taxi fleet. For a solo traveller or a small group of up to four people, we recommend opting for one of our stylish sedans for your Harare Airport taxi. For larger groups of up to eight, booking one of our spacious minivans is ideal, providing a lot of room for everyone to travel together comfortably without the need to split up.

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Directions for your airport shuttle to Harare city centre

Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, also known as Harare Airport (HRE), is Zimbabwe’s largest airport, with a recently increased capacity of 6 million passengers and a vast 4,725m runway, one of the largest in Africa. HRE is located 13.6 km from downtown Harare, so an airport shuttle to Harare would take approximately 22 minutes to get you there, depending on traffic conditions.

After exiting the airport compound, your driver will drive along Airport Road for a few minutes before heading southeast. Your driver will then follow Airport Road for a further 5.8 km before taking the 2nd exit at the roundabout, where they will continue for 2.6 km. They will turn left and drive for 500m, continuing onto Dieppe Ave. After a few minutes, they will turn right onto Seke Rd and continue for 2 km before merging on Julius Nyerere Wy for 1 km. Lastly, the driver will drop you off exactly at your predesignated location.

The cost of an airport taxi in Harare

Harare taxi services calculate their fares using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled. It’s also common to haggle a fare before the start of the journey. The taxis at Harare Airport offer a base fee of €4.60 (ZWD 1508), with an additional charge of €1.40 (ZWD 490) per km. The average taxi price from Robert Gabriel Mugabe Airport to the city centre is €28.40 (ZWD 9,930), though this will vary, depending on any applicable extra surcharges and traffic conditions.

To avoid unforeseen expenses, it is highly recommended to pre-book your Harare airport transfer with a top-rated provider like Welcome Pickups at a fixed rate with no extra costs.

Why choose Welcome for your Harare airport taxi service

Spending a few minutes booking your Welcome Pickups airport shuttle in Harare will instantly upgrade your upcoming travel experience.

Navigating a new city can be confusing and stressful, especially when travelling with children or heavy luggage. At Welcome Pickups, we prioritise our travellers’ convenience, ensuring a 5-star, hassle-free transfer for you and your travel companions.

We hand-pick all our local English-speaking drivers to ensure a timely and smooth ride to downtown Harare. Your taxi driver will be waiting for you in the Arrivals section, holding a sign with your name. They will then help you with any heavy luggage items you may have and escort you to your pre-selected vehicle.

Frequently asked questions

Do Harare taxis operate with fixed fares?

Taxis in Harare are metered, but it’s common to haggle a fare before the start of the journey. The average taxi price to the city centre is €28.40 (ZWD 9.930). To avoid uncertainty and any uncomfortable situations, you can pre-book a private transfer with Welcome Pickups for a guaranteed fixed fare, no matter what time you travel.

Where will I find my Welcome driver?

Once you arrive at Robert Gabriel Mugabe Airport, a driver will greet you at the arrivals area, holding a sign displaying your name for easy recognition. The day before your flight, we’ll email you all the relevant details for your transfer too, including the driver’s name, contact number, and a recent photograph. This ensures a smooth and easy connection upon your arrival.

What happens to my booking if my flight is delayed?

If your flight to Robert Gabriel Mugabe Airport is delayed without notice, there’s no need for concern. Our taxi drivers are continuously updated with real-time information on your plane’s arrival. If anything changes unexpectedly, they will be able to adjust your pickup time accordingly and will be there to meet you whenever you land at no extra cost.

Welcome Pickups has a Net Safety Score of 99 of 100

We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.

  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

  • Sanitiser in every car

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