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Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar Last modified: May 21, 2022 12:53 -04:00

We've scanned 48,876 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Zanzibar. Precision Air & Air Tanzania frequently offer the best deals to Zanzibar flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Precision Air
DARZNZ
Thu 5/26
nonstop
ZNZDAR
Sat 5/28
nonstop
TZS79,127
Air Tanzania
DARZNZ
Wed 7/27
nonstop
ZNZDAR
Wed 7/27
nonstop
TZS167,563
!!
DARZNZ
Tue 6/14
nonstop
ZNZDAR
Tue 6/21
nonstop
TZS404,944

How Much is a Flight from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be TZS137,307.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days TZS79,126 TZS181,524
7-14 days TZS144,289 TZS335,122
14-21 days TZS183,852 TZS414,247
21-30 days TZS165,234 TZS374,685
30-60 days TZS69,817 TZS188,506
60-90 days TZS167,561 TZS428,211
90+ days TZS293,231 TZS623,698

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar

We've examined 51,872 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
TZS160,579TZS165,234TZS146,616TZS79,126TZS144,289TZS160,579TZS95,417

Compare Flight Prices from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Dar Es Salaam Zanzibar Precision Air 5/26/22 5/28/22 0 TZS79,126
June Dar Es Salaam Zanzibar Air Tanzania 6/15/22 6/21/22 0 TZS146,616
July Dar Es Salaam Zanzibar Air Tanzania 7/27/22 7/27/22 0 TZS167,561
August Dar Es Salaam Zanzibar Air Tanzania 8/25/22 8/30/22 0 TZS83,781
August Dar Es Salaam Zanzibar Air Tanzania 8/25/22 8/30/22 0 TZS83,781
August Dar Es Salaam Zanzibar Air Tanzania 8/15/22 8/22/22 0 TZS55,854
April Dar Es Salaam Zanzibar 00 4/17/22 4/17/22 0 TZS162,907
November Dar Es Salaam Zanzibar Air Tanzania 11/16/22 11/17/22 0 TZS188,506

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
TZS211,778
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
TZS211,778
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
TZS60,508
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
TZS60,508
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
TZS79,126
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
TZS160,579
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
TZS160,579

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar is TZS337,449.

The average price for direct flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar is TZS146,616.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Zanair 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 03:45 12:50
Coastal Aviation 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 02:15 12:15
Precision Air 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:55 13:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar

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 Dar Es Salaam 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 Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar is TZS109,380.

The average price for round trip flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar is TZS146,616.

Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar?
Answer: The average Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar flight time is 23 minutes.
Question: How far is Zanzibar from Dar Es Salaam?
Answer: The distance from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar is 72 kilometers (45 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar?
Answer: There are 133 direct flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar.
Question: What are the most popular Dar Es Salaam airlines for direct flights from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar?
Answer: Coastal Aviation provides 63% of the non-stop flights between Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar.

Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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