There are 3 ways to get from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar City by plane, bus 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.

Recommended option

Travel to Kilimanjaro, fly  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Travel from Kilimanjaro to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) JRO - ZNZ

$133 - $352

Cheapest option

Travel, bus, ferry  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Travel from Kilimanjaro to Arusha
  2. Take the bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
  3. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

$94 - $96

1 alternative option

Bus to Arusha, fly  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Moshi to Arusha Airport
  2. Fly from Arusha (ARK) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) ARK - ZNZ

$140 - $372

What companies run services between Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and Zanzibar City, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar City. However, you can take the travel to Kilimanjaro airport, fly to Zanzibar, then take the taxi to Zanzibar City. Alternatively, you can take the travel to Moshi, take the bus to Arusha Airport, take the walk to Arusha airport, fly to Zanzibar, then take the taxi to Zanzibar City.

Airlines
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Air Excel
Website
airexcelonline.com
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Regional Air Services
Website
regionaltanzania.com
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Bankair
Website
bankair.com
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Bus operators
A.A.B.S.
Phone
+254-722 763 818
Email
info@aashuttles.com
Website
aashuttles.com
Bus from Moshi to Arusha Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
aashuttles.com
Jipa Connection
Website
jipaconnection.com
Bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
jipaconnection.com
Ferry operators
Azam Marine
Website
azammarine.com
Ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
azammarine.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar City is 400 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar City is to travel and bus and ferry which costs $94 - $96 and takes 16 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar City is to travel and fly which takes 1 h 57 min and costs $130 - $360.

It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar City, including transfers.