Cheap flights to Zanzibar, Tanzania

DFW — ZNZ
Sep 27 — Oct 41

Flights to Zanzibar in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$851Average for round-trip flights in September 2022
Round-trip from$655From New York to Zanzibar Kisauni
One-way from$426One-way flight from New York to Zanzibar Kisauni (ZNZ)

Cheap flights to Zanzibar in September, October 2022

The best prices found for ZNZ flights for September, October
Oct 3 - Oct 11
LGA

New York LaGuardia

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

2 stops

29h 05m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

LGA

New York LaGuardia

3 stops

31h 51m
$655

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Sep 28 - Oct 4
LGA

New York LaGuardia

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

2 stops

23h 40m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

LGA

New York LaGuardia

3 stops

32h 45m
$656

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 28 - Nov 8
LGA

New York LaGuardia

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

2 stops

30h 05m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

LGA

New York LaGuardia

3 stops

32h 11m
$660

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Zanzibar 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar found for this year
Oct 3 - Oct 11
LGA

New York LaGuardia

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

2 stops

29h 05m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

LGA

New York LaGuardia

3 stops

31h 51m
$655

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Sep 28 - Oct 4
LGA

New York LaGuardia

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

2 stops

23h 40m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

LGA

New York LaGuardia

3 stops

32h 45m
$656

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 28 - Nov 8
LGA

New York LaGuardia

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

2 stops

30h 05m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

LGA

New York LaGuardia

3 stops

32h 11m
$660

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Last minute flights to Zanzibar

Late deals on round-trip flights to Zanzibar, departing today and this week
Sep 28 - Oct 4
LGA

New York LaGuardia

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

2 stops

23h 40m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

LGA

New York LaGuardia

3 stops

32h 45m
$656

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 2 - Oct 7
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

22h 55m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

34h 55m
$853

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Sep 28 - Oct 4
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

19h 35m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

30h 10m
$860

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

One-way flights to Zanzibar

The cheapest one-way flights to Zanzibar
Oct 5
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

24h 35m
$426

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Oct 6
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

38h 55m
$430

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 11
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

24h 35m
$443

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Zanzibar?

The cheapest ticket to Zanzibar found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$961

February

$972

March

$1,007

April

$1,017

May

$1,013

June

$1,573

July

$1,634

August

$1,301

September

$1,126

October

$1,019

November

$813

December

$1,347

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Zanzibar is currently November; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Zanzibar?

Average Zanzibar flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

NYC - ZNZ

Price

$813 - $1,957

ZNZ

Temperature

75.2 - 82.4 °F

ZNZ

Rainfall

0.8 - 12.6 inches

When is the best time to book a flight to Zanzibar?

Booking 13 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Zanzibar. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Zanzibar?

The cheapest day to fly to Zanzibar is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Zanzibar?

Zanzibar flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.

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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Zanzibar?

Most people fly into Zanzibar Kisauni (ZNZ) if they book a flight to Zanzibar. Kisauni is conveniently located just 4.4 mi from Zanzibar’s city center.

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