There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Tanzania by plane, bus, train 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 to Dar es Salaam  •  6 h 9 min

  1. JNB - DAR

$165 - $308

4 alternative options

Fly to Zanzibar  •  6 h 12 min

  1. JNB - ZNZ

$213 - $436

Fly to Mbeya  •  12 h 44 min

  1. JNB - MBI

$271 - $623

Bus, train  •  3 days 13 h

Drive  •  45 h 16 min

  1. 2138.5 miles

$330 - $480

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Tanzania?

South African Airways, Kenya Airways and Fastjet fly from Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam 4 times a day.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam via Harare
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Johannesburg to Mbeya via Harare, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Mbeya via Kigali, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Johannesburg to Mbeya via Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Tunduma to Dar es salaam
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Nakonde
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Tanzania is 2337 km. The road distance is 3422 km.

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Tanzania is to fly which costs R 2 000 - R 3 900 and takes 6 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Tanzania is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs R 2 000 - R 3 900.

It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Johannesburg to Tanzania, including transfers.