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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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

Shuttle Bus , bus, train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Arusha to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Mwanza
  3. Take the train from Mwanza to Dar es Salaam

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Arusha to Dar es Salaam 393.8 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

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 Shuttle Bus and bus and train which takes 2 days 9 h 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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The quickest flight from Kilimanjaro Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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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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Fastjet, KLM, Flydubai and three other airlines offer flights from Kilimanjaro 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 Arusha to Arusha Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs .

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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., Auric Air Services Limited and five other airlines fly from Arusha to Dar es Salaam hourly.

Airlines
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
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 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
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
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
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
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Limited
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Email
info@trl.co.tz
Website
trl.co.tz
Train from Mwanza to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
trl.co.tz
Bus operators
Marangu Luxury Shuttles
Website
marangushuttles.com
Shuttle from Arusha to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com
Modern Coast
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Mwanza
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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