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Home Flights Africa Tanzania Cheap flights to Zanzibar, Tanzania

Cheap flights to Zanzibar, Tanzania

Round-trip from $1556 From Las Vegas to Zanzibar
One-way from $1069 One-way flight from Las Vegas to Zanzibar
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Zanzibar related to COVID-19?

Travel to Zanzibar is currently restricted due to COVID-19. The restrictions for Zanzibar are based on the Tanzania restrictions which are: Tanzania has not implemented any entry restrictions, but all arriving travelers are subject to medical screening upon arrival. Airline crew will be isolated if they are suspected of coronavirus infection. Airline crew arriving in Zanzibar (ZNZ) will be quarantined at the airline’s designated hotels. A completed “Health Form” must be presented to the Ministry of Health personnel upon arrival.. If you are planning to travel to Zanzibar from an unrestricted area, please consider travel safety tips during this time.

Cheapest Prices for Zanzibar flights by month

January
$1198
February
$929
March
$1100
April
$1127
May
$1154
June
$1244
July
$1562
August
$1465
September
$1187
October
$931
November
$1139
December
$995
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Zanzibar is February. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Zanzibar?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LAS - ZNZ
Price
$929 - $2088
ZNZ
Temperature
71.6 - 78.8 °F
ZNZ
Rainfall
0.94 - 10.28 inches
The best time to fly to Zanzibar is during February, but great deals can be found at other times. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Zanzibar, the warmest period tends to be December, with the wettest being May.

How long is the flight to Zanzibar?

Flights to Zanzibar, Tanzania from the United States range from about 20h-48h. Your precise flight time will depend on factors like your departure city as well as the number and length of stopovers you experience. Those flying out from the west coast are more likely to have a longer flight time than those flying out from the east due to distance and the increased likelihood of more than one stopover made en route to Zanzibar.

Where can you get direct flights to Zanzibar from?

There are no direct flights from any U.S. airport to Zanzibar, unfortunately. There are, however, several cities and airlines that provide single-stop service to Zanzibar. If you’re departing from airports in major cities like New York, Washington, Chicago, and Los Angeles, you can choose from one-stop flights to Zanzibar. The airlines that fly into Zanzibar most frequently include United, Emirates, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, and Austrian Airlines. When you do have a stopover, it will likely be in cities like Istanbul, Doha, Dubai, and Kilimanjaro, all common to this route and dependent on the airline.

How do you get from Zanzibar airport to the city centre?

When you fly to Zanzibar, you’ll alight at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ), about 4 miles southeast of Zanzibar City. To reach downtown Zanzibar from the airport, you can take a taxi, which will take just a few minutes and cost about $5-$7. You can also arrive in style by booking a private car with Zanzibar Airport Transfers, which will cost about $15. Also check with your hotel or resort to see if they offer shuttle service to and from the airport. There are no public transportation options from the airport.

What are some things to do in Zanzibar?

Zanzibar is a stunning island of the coast of Tanzania that visitors from across the globe thanks to its sunny beaches, lush forests, and exciting cultural attractions. Take a stroll through Stone Town, the island’s urban center where you can enjoy delectable coffees and spot some incredible architecture during a charming afternoon. Head to the nearby House of Wonders, so named for its massive size and the fact that it contains fascinating exhibits dedicated to Zanzibari and Swahili heritage. After that, stop by the oldest building in town, The Old Fort, and enjoy some peaceful greenspace at the adjacent Forodhani Gardens. Between Stone Town and the waterfront lies Palace Museum, where you can learn about the former Sultan family residents. Enjoy some fun in the sun at Nungwi Beach at the northwest corner of the island, a peaceful and beautiful beach that also offers plenty of shady spots if needed.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Zanzibar?

United States citizens traveling to Zanzibar, Tanzania need a passport with six months of validity remaining from the date of your arrival, as well as a tourist visa.

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