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Arriving at Airports in Zanzibar
Most flights to Zanzibar will land at the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ). Formerly the Zanzibar International Airport, this airport is located about 5 kilometres from the city centre. It operates flights from East Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Most Zanzibar luxury hotels offer airport pick up services. Guests are recommended to place the request before travelling. Taxi services can also be accessed at the airport.
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Flights to Zanzibar from Europe
At the moment, there are no direct flights from UK to Zanzibar. Flights from London and Birmingham usually make a stop at Muscat, Omar (MCT) or Dubai (DXB).
Flights to Zanzibar from North America or Australia
Flights to Zanzibar from Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney all have to make a stop before making it to Zanzibar. Airlines flying this route include Air Asia, Ethiopian Airways, Fly Dubai and Oman Air.
Flights to Zanzibar from other African Countries
Many airline companies operate in Zanzibar regional flights directly from African destinations including Kenya (Nairobi, Mombasa), Uganda (Entebbe), Tanzania (Dar es Salaam,), South Africa, Nigeria, Ivory Coast (Abidjan) Malawi, Zimbabwe and other African countries.
Domestic Flights to Zanzibar
Flying to Zanzibar from the rest of Tanzania is quite easy. Numerous airlines are flying everyday from Dar, Pemba, Kilimanjaro and Lake Manyara to make every part of Tanzania easily accessible to tourists.
Airlines flying to Zanzibar
Popular international airlines flying to Zanzibar include:
When is the best time to Buy Airline Tickets to Get the Cheapest Fare to Zanzibar?
The best time to book a international flights to Zanzibar is between 5 months and 1 ½ months before departure.
During peak seasons such as June, July and August and during the December holidays, Jumia Travel generally advises travellers to buy their tickets at least 2 months in advance but prime booking dates vary by origin.
What is the best day of the week to fly to Zanzibar?
Be a little flexible with your flight itinerary and you could save some money.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays are generally the least expensive days for domestic flights with Friday and Sunday being the most expensive.
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