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There are 4 ways to get from Arusha to Dar es Salaam by taxi, plane, bus or car

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Taxi to Kilimanjaro, fly  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) JRO - DAR

$55 - $140

3 alternative options

Fly from Arusha  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Arusha (ARK) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) ARK - DAR

$91 - $243

Bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Arusha to Dar es Salaam 393.8 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Arusha to Dar es Salaam is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arusha to Dar es Salaam is to taxi and fly which costs $55 - $140 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam. However, there are services departing from Arusha and arriving at Jangwani via Urafiki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 4 min.

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The distance between Arusha and Dar es Salaam is 479 km. The road distance is 630.1 km.

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The best way to get from Arusha to Dar es Salaam without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Arusha to Dar es Salaam, including transfers.

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Arusha to Dar es Salaam bus services, operated by Kidia One Express, depart from Arusha station.

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The best way to get from Arusha to Dar es Salaam is to fly which takes 1 h 53 min and costs $90 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Kilimanjaro Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Arusha to Dar es Salaam bus services, operated by Kidia One Express, arrive at Dar es Salaam station.

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Map of how to get from Arusha to Dar es Salaam.
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  • Distance: 299.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Arusha, Tanzania and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania?

Charterlines, Inc., Precision Air and five other airlines fly from Arusha to Dar es Salaam hourly. Alternatively, Kidia One Express operates a bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam once daily, and the journey takes 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air Excel
Website
airexcelonline.com
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Bus operators
Kidia One Express
Phone
0719766088
Email
info@kidiaone.co.tz
Website
kidiaone.co.tz
Bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kidiaone.co.tz
Other operators
Taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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Yes, the driving distance between Arusha to Dar es Salaam is 630 km. It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to drive from Arusha to Dar es Salaam.

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KLM, Fastjet, Flydubai and three other airlines offer flights from Kilimanjaro Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport.

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There are 260+ hotels available in Dar es Salaam. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arusha to Arusha Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $3 - $5.

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