There are 3 ways to get from Moshi 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.

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Fly from Kilimanjaro  •  1 h 33 min

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

$139 - $374

2 alternative options

Bus to Arusha, fly  •  3 h 27 min

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

$140 - $372

Bus, train, ferry  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Moshi to Nairobi Airport
  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

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The cheapest way to get from Moshi to Zanzibar City is to fly which costs $130 - $380 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moshi to Zanzibar City is to fly which costs $130 - $380 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Moshi and Zanzibar City is 375 km.

The best way to get from Moshi to Zanzibar City without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 2 days 17 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Moshi to Zanzibar City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kilimanjaro Airport to Zanzibar Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Air Tanzania and Precision Air offer flights from Kilimanjaro Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Zanzibar City. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Moshi to Kilimanjaro Airport is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs $14 - $18.

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Map of how to get from Moshi to Zanzibar City.
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  • Distance: 234.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways and two other airlines fly from Moshi to Zanzibar City 5 times a day.

Airlines
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
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 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
Bankair
Website
bankair.com
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
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
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
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
Bus from Moshi to Nairobi Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
aashuttles.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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