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Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar, TZ, Tanzania - NBO to ZNZ

Popular flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Fastjet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 KES26,991
Five Fourty Aviation
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 KES30,415
Kenya Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 KES23,869
Precisionair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 KES19,639

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 KES20,142.

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 KES0 KES0
7-14 days KES20,142 KES24,372
14-21 days KES20,142 KES24,372
21-30 days KES19,639 KES23,869
30-60 days KES19,639 KES23,869
60-90 days KES40,385 KES26,991
90+ days KES40,183 KES27,796

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
KES20,142 KES20,142 KES20,142 KES20,142 KES20,142 KES20,142 KES19,639

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
May Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 5/13/16 5/15/16 0 KES20,142
June Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 6/5/16 6/12/16 0 KES19,639
July Nairobi Zanzibar Fastjet 7/7/16 7/10/16 1 KES26,991
August Nairobi Zanzibar Five Fourty 8/11/16 8/15/16 1 KES30,415
September Nairobi Zanzibar Five Fourty 9/8/16 9/15/16 1 KES34,947
October Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 10/23/16 10/25/16 1 KES27,796
November Nairobi Zanzibar Kenya 11/6/16 11/19/16 0 KES40,284
December Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 12/5/16 12/17/16 1 KES33,537

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
KES20,142
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
KES20,142 KES20,142
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
KES20,142 KES24,473
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
KES24,473
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
KES24,473
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
KES24,473

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 KES29,408.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar is KES21,955.

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 2 1 2 2 1 06:55 23:50
Precision Air 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:05 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 KES21,754.

The average price for round trip flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar is KES26,386.

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 25 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 17 direct flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
Answer: Kenya Airways provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Nairobi and Zanzibar.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
Answer: Dar Es Salaam, 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 Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES10,776
Nairobi to Malindi Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES12,690
Nairobi to Lamu Five Fourty, East African KES28,098
Nairobi to Kisumu Five Fourty, Kenya KES7,352
Nairobi to Eldoret Five Fourty, Kenya KES15,308

Cheap International Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES18,027
Nairobi to Kilimanjaro Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES14,100
Nairobi to London Five Fourty, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KES59,016
Nairobi to Entebbe Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES27,796
Nairobi to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Kenya KES43,305
Nairobi to Mwanza Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES36,054
Nairobi to Kigali Five Fourty, East African, Kenya, RwandAir KES27,494
Nairobi to Lilongwe Kenya KES82,481
Nairobi to Addis Ababa East African, Ethiopian, Kenya KES24,271
Nairobi to Bujumbura East African, Kenya KES46,025
Nairobi to Mogadishu East African, Kenya Check Dates
Nairobi to Johannesburg East African, Inter Air, Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES51,765
Nairobi to Nampula Kenya, LAM Mocambique KES139,684
Nairobi to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Kenya KES43,708

Cheap Domestic Flights to Zanzibar - ZNZ

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar Fastjet, Precision Air KES26,688
Arusha to Zanzibar Precision Air KES26,890
Kilimanjaro to Dar Es Salaam Fastjet, Precision Air KES21,250
Arusha to Dar Es Salaam Precision Air KES21,250
Kisumu to Mombasa Five Fourty, Kenya Check Dates
Kisumu to Nairobi Five Fourty, Kenya KES7,352
Eldoret to Nairobi Five Fourty Check Dates
Kilimanjaro to Mwanza Fastjet, Precision Air Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Zanzibar - ZNZ

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Mombasa Five Fourty, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air Check Dates
Kilimanjaro to Nairobi Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES15,409
Arusha to Nairobi Kenya, Precision Air KES54,585
Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar, TZ, Tanzania, from KES195 Round trip from NBO to ZNZ