There are 2 ways to get from Zanzibar City to Dar es Salaam by plane or ferry

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Fly  •  31 min

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) ZNZ - DAR

$57 - $135

1 alternative option

Ferry  •  3 h

  1. Take the ferry from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam

$60

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Zanzibar and arriving at Dar es Salaam. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Zanzibar City and Dar es Salaam is 74 km.

The best way to get from Zanzibar City to Dar es Salaam without a car is to ferry which takes 3 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Zanzibar City to Dar es Salaam, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Zanzibar Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Regional Air Services, Air Tanzania, Flydubai and six other airlines offer flights from Zanzibar Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport.

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There are 269+ hotels available in Dar es Salaam. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zanzibar City to Zanzibar Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Zanzibar City to Dar es Salaam.
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  • Distance: 46.1 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

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

Charterlines, Inc., Auric Air Services Limited and seven other airlines fly from Zanzibar City to Dar es Salaam every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Bankair
Website
bankair.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Air Excel
Website
airexcelonline.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $270
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Regional Air Services
Website
regionaltanzania.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $270
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $270
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Ferry operators
Azam Marine
Website
azammarine.com
Ferry from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
azammarine.com

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