There are 5 ways to get from Arusha to Dar es Salaam by plane, taxi, ferry, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly Arusha to Dar es Salaam  •  2 h 48 min

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

$91 - $243

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam

$34 - $36

3 alternative options

Taxi to Kilimanjaro, fly to Dar es Salaam  •  2 h 3 min

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

$55 - $140

Fly Arusha to Zanzibar, ferry  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Arusha (ARK) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) ARK - ZNZ
  2. Take the ferry from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam

$189 - $421

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Arusha to Dar es Salaam 393.8 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arusha to Dar es Salaam is to bus which costs $34 - $36 and takes 10 h 23 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 2 h 3 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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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Arusha to Dar es Salaam, including transfers.

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

Precision Air, Charterlines, Inc. and five other airlines fly from Arusha to Dar es Salaam hourly. Alternatively, Jipa Connection operates a bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam twice daily. Tickets cost $28 and the journey takes 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
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
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
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
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
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
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Bankair
Website
bankair.com
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
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
Regional Air Services
Website
regionaltanzania.com
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Bus operators
Jipa Connection
Website
jipaconnection.com
Bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
jipaconnection.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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