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There are 2 ways to get from Lindi to Zanzibar City by taxi, plane or ferry

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Taxi, fly to Zanzibar

  1. Take a taxi from Lindi to Mtwara
  2. Fly from Mtwara (MYW) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

Taxi, fly to Dar es Salaam, ferry

  1. Take a taxi from Lindi to Mtwara
  2. Fly from Mtwara (MYW) to Dar es Salaam (DAR)
  3. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Lindi to Zanzibar City is to taxi and fly, which costs $120 - $220 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Lindi to Zanzibar City is to taxi and fly which costs $120 - $220 and takes 4h 36m.

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The distance between Lindi and Zanzibar City is 430 km.

It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Lindi to Zanzibar City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mtwara Airport to Zanzibar Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Air Tanzania and Precision Air offer flights from Mtwara Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Zanzibar City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lindi to Zanzibar City.
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  • Distance: 430 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

There is no direct connection from Lindi to Zanzibar City. However, you can take the taxi to Mtwara airport, fly to Zanzibar, then take the taxi to Zanzibar City. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Mtwara airport, fly to Dar es Salaam, take the taxi to Dar es Salaam, then take the ferry to Zanzibar City.

Airlines
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Mtwara to Zanzibar via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Flights from Mtwara to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Mtwara to Zanzibar via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Flights from Mtwara to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Ferry operators
Azam Marine
Phone
+255 22 2123324
Email
info@azammarine.com
Website
azammarine.com
Ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
azammarine.com
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Economy
$35
Business
$40
VIP
$60
Royal
$80
Other operators
Taxi from Lindi to Mtwara
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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