There are 2 ways to get from Madagascar to Zanzibar by plane or ferry

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Fly to Zanzibar  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Antananarivo (TNR) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) TNR - ZNZ

$288 - $1,122

1 alternative option

Fly to Dar es Salaam, ferry  •  11 h 21 min

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

$397 - $821

Questions & Answers

The distance between Madagascar and Zanzibar is 1614 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Madagascar to Zanzibar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Antananarivo Airport to Zanzibar Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Bankair, Fly540, Precision Air and Kenya Airways offer flights from Antananarivo Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 297+ hotels available in Zanzibar. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madagascar to Antananarivo Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Madagascar to Zanzibar.
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  • Distance: 1008.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Madagascar and Zanzibar, Zanzibar Central/South, Tanzania?

Kenya Airways, Precision Air and two other airlines fly from Antananarivo to Zanzibar every 4 hours.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Antananarivo to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Antananarivo to Zanzibar via Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Antananarivo to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Bankair
Website
bankair.com
Flights from Antananarivo to Zanzibar via Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Antananarivo to Zanzibar via Nairobi, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Antananarivo to Dar es Salaam via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,000
Air Austral
Website
air-austral.com
Flights from Antananarivo to Dar es Salaam via St-Denis, Dzaoudzi
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
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

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