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Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar - NBO to ZNZ

Popular flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Fastjet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 19, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 KES42,100
Five Fourty Aviation
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 KES34,334
Mar 6, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 KES34,334
Kenya Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 KES23,911
Mar 6, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 KES23,911
Precisionair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 21, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 KES19,926
Feb 27, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 KES19,926
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 KES19,926
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 KES19,926
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 KES19,926

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Nairobi to Zanzibar (NBO to ZNZ)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Nairobi to Zanzibar, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be KES20,028.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar (NBO to ZNZ)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Nairobi to Zanzibar based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days KES20,437 KES33,108
7-14 days KES19,926 KES34,641
14-21 days KES19,926 KES32,699
21-30 days KES19,926 KES32,699
30-60 days KES19,926 KES34,641
60-90 days KES24,116 KES32,699
90+ days KES24,116 KES34,334

Cheapest Day To Fly from Nairobi to Zanzibar

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Nairobi to Zanzibar.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
KES19,926 KES19,926 KES20,233 KES20,437 KES19,926 KES19,926 KES19,926

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Nairobi to Zanzibar

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Nairobi to Zanzibar.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 2/21/16 2/25/16 0 KES19,926
March Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 3/7/16 3/14/16 0 KES19,926
April Nairobi Zanzibar Kenya 4/2/16 4/16/16 0 KES24,116
May Nairobi Zanzibar Kenya 5/1/16 5/12/16 0 KES24,116
June Nairobi Zanzibar Five Fourty 6/3/16 6/6/16 1 KES34,641
July Nairobi Zanzibar Five Fourty 7/16/16 7/22/16 1 KES34,641
August Nairobi Zanzibar Five Fourty 8/20/16 8/25/16 1 KES34,334
September Nairobi Zanzibar Five Fourty 9/2/16 9/11/16 1 KES34,641

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Nairobi to Zanzibar

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Nairobi to Zanzibar.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
KES20,437
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
KES20,437 KES42,406
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
KES42,406 KES32,290
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
KES32,290 KES24,422
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
KES24,422

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar (NBO to ZNZ)

Your Nairobi to Zanzibar flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar is KES37,706.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar is KES21,868.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar.

Nonstop Flight Details from Nairobi to Zanzibar
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Kenya 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 08:00 23:00
Precision Air 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:10 19:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar (NBO to ZNZ)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar is KES21,663.

The average price for round trip flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar is KES30,144.

Nairobi to Zanzibar Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
Answer: The average Nairobi to Zanzibar flight time is an hour and 29 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Nairobi and Zanzibar?
Answer: The distance from Nairobi to Zanzibar is 600 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
Answer: There are 25 direct flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
Answer: Precisionair provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Nairobi and Zanzibar.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
Answer: Kilimanjaro, TZ

Airlines Flying from Nairobi to Zanzibar (NBO to ZNZ)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Nairobi to Zanzibar with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar.

Nairobi to Zanzibar
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Kenya - X X X X X X X
Precision Air - X X X X X X X
Precision Air JRO X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Nairobi and Zanzibar, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Mombasa Kenya, Five Fourty KES10,934
Nairobi to Malindi Kenya, Five Fourty KES13,182
Nairobi to Lamu Five Fourty KES27,590
Nairobi to Kisumu Kenya, Five Fourty KES9,095
Nairobi to Eldoret Kenya, Five Fourty KES15,124

Cheap International Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam Kenya, Precision Air, Ethiopian, Five Fourty, South African KES19,109
Nairobi to Kilimanjaro Kenya, Precision Air, Ethiopian KES14,000
Nairobi to London Kenya, Turkish, KLM, Swiss, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Etihad, Egyptair, Aeroflot, Saudi Arabian, Ethiopian, Air Mauritius, Air France, Qatar, Condor, Lufthansa, Emirates, South African KES58,143
Nairobi to Entebbe Kenya, Precision Air, Ethiopian, Five Fourty, South African KES30,655
Nairobi to Dubai China Southern, Yemenia, Saudi Arabian, Kenya, Turkish, Ethiopian, Qatar, Emirates, South African, Egyptair KES40,669
Nairobi to Mwanza Kenya, Precision Air, Five Fourty KES39,545
Nairobi to Kigali Kenya, Precision Air, Ethiopian, South African KES23,196
Nairobi to Lilongwe Kenya, Ethiopian, South African KES81,849
Nairobi to Addis Ababa Yemenia, Kenya, Ethiopian, South African KES26,977
Nairobi to Bujumbura Kenya, Ethiopian, South African KES43,735
Nairobi to Mogadishu East African KES123,233
Nairobi to Johannesburg Kenya, Ethiopian, Emirates, South African KES58,449
Nairobi to Nampula Kenya KES117,409
Nairobi to Mumbai Kenya, Jet Airways, Turkish, KLM, Swiss, Brussels, Etihad, Egyptair, Saudi Arabian, Yemenia, Ethiopian, Air Mauritius, Air France, Qatar, Air India, Korean, Emirates, South African KES49,151

Cheap Domestic Flights to Zanzibar - ZNZ

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar Precision Air, Five Fourty KES25,853
Arusha to Zanzibar Precision Air KES26,670
Kilimanjaro to Dar Es Salaam Precision Air KES25,138
Arusha to Dar Es Salaam Precision Air KES25,138
Kisumu to Mombasa Kenya KES24,422
Kisumu to Nairobi Kenya, Five Fourty KES10,014
Eldoret to Nairobi Kenya, Five Fourty KES15,532
Kilimanjaro to Mwanza Precision Air KES21,765

Cheap International Flights to Zanzibar - ZNZ

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Mombasa Kenya, Ethiopian Check Dates
Kilimanjaro to Nairobi Kenya, Precision Air, Ethiopian, Five Fourty KES14,000
Arusha to Nairobi Precision Air Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar, from KES195 Round trip from NBO to ZNZ