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There are 8 ways to get from Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) to Serengeti by plane, taxi, bus, car, train or shuttle

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Fly to Mwanza, taxi

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Mwanza (MWZ)
  2. Take a taxi from Mwanza to Serengeti

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Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  3. Drive from Sirare to Serengeti

Fly to Grumeti, taxi

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Grumeti (GTZ)
  2. Take a taxi from Grumeti to Serengeti

Fly to Arusha, taxi

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Arusha (ARK)
  2. Take a taxi from Arusha to Serengeti

Fly to Seronera, taxi

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Seronera (SEU)
  2. Take a taxi from Seronera to Serengeti

Bus, drive via Nairobi

  1. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  3. Drive from Sirare to Serengeti

Train, shuttle, bus, drive

  1. Take the train from Dar es Salaam to Moshi
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Moshi to Nairobi
  3. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  4. Drive from Sirare to Serengeti

Drive

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) to Serengeti

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) to Serengeti is to bus and drive via Nairobi which costs $60 - $80 and takes 27h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) to Serengeti is to fly and taxi which costs $250 - $1,000 and takes 4h 16m.

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The distance between Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) and Serengeti is 737 km. The road distance is 1019.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) to Serengeti, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dar es Salaam Airport to Mwanza Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) to Serengeti is 1020 km. It takes approximately 19h 33m to drive from Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) to Serengeti.

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Air Tanzania offers flights from Dar es Salaam Airport to Mwanza Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Serengeti. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) to Serengeti.
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  • Distance: 736.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR), Tanzania and Serengeti, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Dar es Salaam Airport (DAR) to Serengeti. However, you can fly to Mwanza then take the taxi to Serengeti. Alternatively, you can fly to Grumeti then take the taxi to Serengeti.

Airlines
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Dodoma, Mwanza
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Kilimanjaro, Lake Manyara
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Seronera, Lake Manyara
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Nairobi, Musoma
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Arusha
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Arusha via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Mwanza
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Mwanza via Dodoma
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Mwanza via Geita
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Arusha
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Seronera
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Mwanza
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Arusha, Lake Manyara
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Arusha
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Regional Air Services
Website
regionaltanzania.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Kilimanjaro, Lake Manyara
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Arusha, Lake Manyara
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Arusha
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Arusha
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Seronera
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Corporation
Phone
+255 800 11 0042
Website
trc.co.tz
Train from Dar es Salaam to Moshi
Ave. Duration
15h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
trc.co.tz
3rd Class (sitting)
$8
2nd Class
$12
2nd Class ( sleeping)
$19
Bus operators
Darlux Co. Ltd
Phone
+255 744 666 643
Email
info@darlux.co.tz
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
darlux-booking-and-parcels-office.business.site
Normal
$27 - $40
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Sirare
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
East Africa Shuttles
Phone
+254 722-348656
Email
info@eastafricashuttles.com
Website
eastafricashuttles.com
Shuttle from Moshi to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
eastafricashuttles.com
The Guardian Coach
Phone
+254 726 511 628
Email
info@theguardiancoach.com
Website
theguardian.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Sirare
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Mwanza to Serengeti
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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