There are 6 ways to get from Kruger National Park to Zanzibar City by plane, taxi, ferry, bus or train

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 Phalaborwa to Zanzibar  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Phalaborwa (PHW) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) PHW - ZNZ

$318 - $696

5 alternative options

Taxi to Hoedspruit, fly to Zanzibar  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit
  2. Fly from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) HDS - ZNZ

$357 - $715

Fly Phalaborwa to Dar es Salaam, ferry  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Phalaborwa (PHW) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) PHW - DAR
  2. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

$451 - $909

Bus, train, ferry via Tunduma  •  4 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Nakonde
  4. Take the train from Tunduma to Dar es salaam
  5. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

Bus, train, ferry  •  4 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Serenje
  4. Take the train from Serenje to Dar es salaam
  5. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

Bus, Kafue, train, ferry  •  5 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Kitwe
  3. Take the Kafue from Kitwe to Kapiri Mposhi
  4. Take the train from New Kapiri Mposhi to Dar es salaam
  5. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

What companies run services between Kruger National Park, South Africa and Zanzibar City, Tanzania?

South African Airways, Mango and three other airlines fly from Kruger National Park to Zanzibar City 3 times a day.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Phalaborwa to Zanzibar via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Hoedspruit to Zanzibar via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Hoedspruit to Zanzibar via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21 h 22 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Phalaborwa to Dar es Salaam via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Phalaborwa to Zanzibar via Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Hoedspruit to Zanzibar via Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Phalaborwa to Dar es Salaam via Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Phalaborwa to Zanzibar via Johannesburg, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Hoedspruit to Zanzibar via Johannesburg, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Phalaborwa to Dar es Salaam via Johannesburg, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Zanzibar via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Hoedspruit to Zanzibar via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Zanzibar via Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Phalaborwa to Dar es Salaam via Johannesburg, Harare
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Phalaborwa to Dar es Salaam via Johannesburg, Kigali
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
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
Train from Serenje to Dar es salaam
Ave. Duration
2 days 16 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Train from New Kapiri Mposhi to Dar es salaam
Ave. Duration
2 days 20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Zambia Railways
Email
info@zrl.com.zm
Website
zrl.com.zm
Train from Kitwe to Kapiri Mposhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
zrl.com.zm
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
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
$58
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Nakonde
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Serenje
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
$61
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Kitwe
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Ferry operators
Azam Marine
Website
azammarine.com
Ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
azammarine.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kruger National Park to Zanzibar City?

The distance between Kruger National Park and Zanzibar City is 2145 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kruger National Park to Zanzibar City?

The cheapest way to get from Kruger National Park to Zanzibar City is to fly which costs R 3 900 - R 9 000 and takes 12 h 18 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kruger National Park to Zanzibar City?

The quickest way to get from Kruger National Park to Zanzibar City is to fly which takes 12 h 18 min and costs R 3 900 - R 9 000.

How long does it take to get from Kruger National Park to Zanzibar City?

It takes approximately 12 h 18 min to get from Kruger National Park to Zanzibar City, including transfers.