There are 2 ways to get from Mombasa to Zanzibar City by plane, bus, train 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

Fly  •  46 min

  1. Fly from Mombasa (MBA) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) MBA - ZNZ

$148 - $394

1 alternative option

Bus, train, ferry  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Mombasa to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Mwanza
  3. Take the train from Mwanza to Dar es Salaam
  4. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mombasa to Zanzibar City is to fly which costs $140 - $400 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mombasa to Zanzibar City is to fly which costs $140 - $400 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Mombasa and Zanzibar City is 240 km.

It takes approximately 46 min to get from Mombasa to Zanzibar City, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Mombasa to Zanzibar City.
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  • Distance: 150.1 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Mombasa, Kenya and Zanzibar City, Tanzania?

Fly540 and Condor Flugdienst fly from Mombasa to Zanzibar City once daily.

Airlines
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Mombasa to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Mombasa to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Limited
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Email
info@trl.co.tz
Website
trl.co.tz
Train from Mwanza to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
trl.co.tz
Bus operators
MASH
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Mombasa to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Modern Coast
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Mwanza
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
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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