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There are 5 ways to get from Dar es Salaam to Serengeti by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly, taxi

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

Cheapest

Bus, drive via Mombasa

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

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

Bus, drive via Gerezani

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Serengeti

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Dar es Salaam to Serengeti is to bus and drive via Mombasa, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 34h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Serengeti is to fly and taxi which costs $350 - $600 and takes 6h 29m.

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The distance between Dar es Salaam and Serengeti is 738 km. The road distance is 1013.5 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 29m to get from Dar es Salaam to Serengeti, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dar es Salaam Airport to Grumeti Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dar es Salaam to Serengeti is 1013 km. It takes approximately 19h 28m to drive from Dar es Salaam to Serengeti.

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APG Airlines, Kenya Airways, Oman Air and five other airlines offer flights from Dar es Salaam Airport to Grumeti Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Dar es Salaam to Dar es Salaam Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $7 - $9.

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Map of how to get from Dar es Salaam to Serengeti.
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  • Distance: 737.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 29m

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

There is no direct connection from Dar es Salaam to Serengeti. However, you can take the taxi to Dar es Salaam airport, fly to Grumeti, then take the taxi to Serengeti. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Urafiki, take the walk to Dar es Salaam, take the bus to Nairobi, take the walk to Nairobi, take the bus to Sirare, then take the drive to Serengeti.

Airlines
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Arusha
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
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 Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Arusha, Lake Manyara
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Zanzibar, Arusha
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
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
$120 - $290
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Geita, Mwanza
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Arusha, Lake Manyara
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $350
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Kilimanjaro, Lake Manyara
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Nairobi, Musoma
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Regional Air Services
Website
regionaltanzania.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Arusha, Lake Manyara
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Grumeti via Kilimanjaro, Lake Manyara
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
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
Modern Coast
Phone
+254 709 897 000
Email
customercare@modern.co.ke
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
VIP
$18
Business
$17
Normal
$13
Bus from Mombasa to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
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
$7 - $9
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Grumeti to Serengeti
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Estimated price
$26 - $31

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