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There are 3 ways to get from Diani Beach to Zanzibar City by car, car ferry, plane or ferry

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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Drive, car ferry to Mombasa, fly  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Diani Beach to Likoni
  2. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa
  3. Fly from Mombasa (MBA) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) MBA - ZNZ

$129 - $374

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Diani Beach to Tanga
  2. Take the ferry from Tanga to Unguja

$22 - $28

1 alternative option

Fly from Ukunda  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Ukunda (UKA) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) UKA - ZNZ

$71 - $399

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The cheapest way to get from Diani Beach to Zanzibar City is to drive and ferry which costs $22 - $29 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Diani Beach to Zanzibar City is to drive and car ferry and fly which costs $120 - $380 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Diani Beach and Zanzibar City is 213 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Diani Beach to Zanzibar City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mombasa Airport to Zanzibar Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Condor Flugdienst and Fly540 offer flights from Mombasa Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Zanzibar City. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Diani Beach to Zanzibar City.
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  • Distance: 132.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between Diani Beach, Kenya and Zanzibar City, Tanzania?

Jambojet Limited, Precision Air and seven other airlines fly from Diani Beach to Zanzibar City every 4 hours.

Airlines
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Mombasa to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Ukunda to Zanzibar via Nairobi, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Ukunda to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Ukunda to Zanzibar via Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Ukunda to Zanzibar via Mombasa, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Ukunda to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Ukunda to Zanzibar via Nairobi Wilson, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Mombasa to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Ukunda to Zanzibar via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Excel
Website
airexcelonline.com
Flights from Ukunda to Zanzibar via Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Ferry operators
Kenya Ferries
Phone
254 20 2118344
Email
info@kenyaferry.co.ke
Website
kenyaferry.co.ke
Car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kenyaferry.co.ke
Azam Marine
Website
azammarine.com
Ferry from Tanga to Unguja
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
azammarine.com

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