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There are 3 ways to get from Moshi to Zanzibar City by plane, bus 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 from Kilimanjaro  •  1 h 33 min

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

$139 - $374

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

$60

1 alternative option

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

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The cheapest way to get from Moshi to Zanzibar City is to bus and ferry which costs $60 and takes 13 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 ferry which takes 13 h 33 min and costs $60.

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

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There are 141+ hotels available in Zanzibar City. Prices start at $25 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?

Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Moshi to Zanzibar City every 4 hours.

Airlines
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Arusha to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
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 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
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
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
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
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
Kidia One Express
Phone
0719766088
Email
info@kidiaone.co.tz
Website
kidiaone.co.tz
Bus from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kidiaone.co.tz
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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