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Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar, TZ, Tanzania - NBO to ZNZ Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:30 PM

Popular flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:30 PM

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.

Five Fourty Aviation
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 27, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 KES34,992
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 KES34,992
Jul 17, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 KES34,992
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 KES34,992
Jul 23, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 KES34,992
Kenya Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 KES24,434
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 KES24,434
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 KES24,434
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 KES24,434
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 KES24,434
Precisionair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 KES20,110

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 KES22,926.

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 KES20,513 KES24,937
7-14 days KES20,513 KES24,434
14-21 days KES24,434 KES24,434
21-30 days KES20,110 KES24,434
30-60 days KES24,434 KES24,434
60-90 days KES40,220 KES34,992
90+ days KES40,220 KES32,478

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
KES20,513 KES20,613 KES24,937 KES24,434 KES20,110 KES20,513 KES29,361

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 5/30/16 6/6/16 0 KES20,513
June Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 6/17/16 6/21/16 0 KES20,110
July Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 7/2/16 7/5/16 1 KES33,484
August Nairobi Zanzibar Five Fourty 8/1/16 8/4/16 1 KES34,992
September Nairobi Zanzibar Five Fourty 9/1/16 9/2/16 1 KES34,992
October Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 10/26/16 11/6/16 1 KES32,478
November Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 11/22/16 11/28/16 1 KES32,579
December Nairobi Zanzibar Precision Air 12/9/16 12/11/16 1 KES32,679

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 KES30,668.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar is KES22,423.

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 2 2 2 2 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 KES21,719.

The average price for round trip flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar is KES26,445.

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 24 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 19 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 63% 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) Number of flights searched: 49Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:30 PM

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 KES10,558
Nairobi to Malindi Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES12,670
Nairobi to Lamu Five Fourty, East African KES28,054
Nairobi to Kisumu Five Fourty, Kenya KES7,341
Nairobi to Eldoret Five Fourty, Kenya KES15,284

Cheap International Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES15,385
Nairobi to Kilimanjaro Five Fourty, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES13,977
Nairobi to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KES58,822
Nairobi to Entebbe Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES24,132
Nairobi to Dubai Five Fourty, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Kenya KES44,745
Nairobi to Mwanza Five Fourty, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES38,008
Nairobi to Kigali Five Fourty, East African, Kenya, RwandAir KES23,730
Nairobi to Lilongwe Kenya KES82,250
Nairobi to Addis Ababa Five Fourty, East African, Ethiopian, Kenya KES24,233
Nairobi to Bujumbura Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES45,952
Nairobi to Mogadishu East African, Kenya KES142,681
Nairobi to Johannesburg Five Fourty, East African, Inter Air, Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES60,934
Nairobi to Nampula Kenya, LAM Mocambique KES85,166
Nairobi to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Kenya KES43,840

Cheap Domestic Flights to Zanzibar - ZNZ

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar Fastjet, Precision Air KES26,747
Arusha to Zanzibar Fastjet, Precision Air KES27,048
Kilimanjaro to Dar Es Salaam Fastjet, Precision Air KES21,217
Arusha to Dar Es Salaam Precision Air KES21,217
Kisumu to Mombasa Five Fourty, Kenya KES24,635
Kisumu to Nairobi Five Fourty, Kenya KES7,341
Eldoret to Nairobi Five Fourty Check Dates
Kilimanjaro to Mwanza Fastjet, Precision Air KES17,898

Cheap International Flights to Zanzibar - ZNZ

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Mombasa Five Fourty, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES43,539
Kilimanjaro to Nairobi Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES15,385
Arusha to Nairobi Kenya, Precision Air KES50,477
Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar, TZ, Tanzania, from KES200 Round trip from NBO to ZNZ