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There are 6 ways to get from Arusha to Saadani National Park by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly from Arusha, taxi  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Arusha (ARK) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) ARK - DAR
  2. Take a taxi from Dar es Salaam to Saadani National Park

$139 - $254

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the train from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take a taxi from Bucha to Saadani National Park

$91 - $119

4 alternative options

Taxi to Kilimanjaro, fly, taxi  •  5h 4m

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

$153 - $251

Bus, taxi  •  15h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take a taxi from Kimara to Saadani National Park

Train, taxi via Moshi  •  22h 6m

  1. Take the train from Arusha to Moshi
  2. Take the train from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
  3. Take a taxi from Kimara to Saadani National Park

Drive  •  9h 14m

  1. Drive from Arusha to Saadani National Park 485 km

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Arusha to Saadani National Park is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 9h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Arusha to Saadani National Park is to taxi and fly which costs $150 - $260 and takes 5h 4m.

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The distance between Arusha and Saadani National Park is 372 km. The road distance is 485 km.

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The best way to get from Arusha to Saadani National Park without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 15h 12m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Arusha to Saadani National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Arusha Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arusha to Saadani National Park is 485 km. It takes approximately 9h 14m to drive from Arusha to Saadani National Park.

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Auric Air Services Limited, Precision Air, ZanAir and two other airlines offer flights from Arusha Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Saadani National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arusha to Arusha Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Arusha to Saadani National Park.
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  • Distance: 371.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Arusha, Tanzania and Saadani National Park, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Arusha to Saadani National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Arusha airport, fly to Dar es Salaam, then take the taxi to Saadani National Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kilimanjaro airport, fly to Dar es Salaam, then take the taxi to Saadani National Park.

Airlines
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Seronera, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flightlink
Website
flightlink.co.tz
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $380
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
ZanAir
Website
zanair.com
Flights from Arusha to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Corporation
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Website
trc.co.tz
Train from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
trc.co.tz
3rd Class (sitting)
$9
2nd Class
$12
2nd Class ( sleeping)
$20
Train from Arusha to Moshi
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
trc.co.tz
train
Train from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
trc.co.tz
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
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kidiaone.co.tz
Other operators
Taxi from Dar es Salaam to Saadani National Park
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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