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There are 6 ways to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Nungwi by plane, taxi, ferry, car or bus

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Fly Nairobi to Zanzibar, taxi

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)
  2. Take a taxi from Zanzibar to Nungwi

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Bus, ferry, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
  3. Take a taxi from Zanzibar to Nungwi

Fly Nairobi to Dar es Salaam, ferry, drive

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Dar es Salaam (DAR)
  2. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
  3. Drive from Zanzibar to Nungwi

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Zanzibar, taxi

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)
  2. Take a taxi from Zanzibar to Nungwi

Bus, ferry, taxi via JKIA - Airport Town Stage

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
  3. Take a taxi from Zanzibar to Nungwi

Bus, ferry, taxi via Moshi

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi Airport to Moshi
  2. Take the bus from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
  3. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
  4. Take a taxi from Zanzibar to Nungwi

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Tanzania

Last updated: January 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Nungwi is to bus and ferry and taxi, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 22h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Nungwi is to fly and taxi which costs $180 - $270 and takes 2h 26m.

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The distance between Nairobi Airport (NBO) and Nungwi is 555 km.

The best way to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Nungwi without a car is to bus and ferry and taxi via JKIA - Airport Town Stage which takes 22h 19m and costs $110 - $180.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Nungwi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Zanzibar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Air France, Precision Air and Kenya Airways offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Nungwi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Nairobi Wilson Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $35 - $45.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Nungwi.
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  • Distance: 555.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Nairobi Airport (NBO), Kenya and Nungwi, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Nairobi Airport (NBO) to Nungwi. However, you can fly to Zanzibar then take the taxi to Nungwi. Alternatively, you can fly to Dar es Salaam, take the drive to Dar es Salaam, take the ferry to Zanzibar, then take the drive to Nungwi.

Airlines
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Bus operators
Darlux Co. Ltd
Phone
+255 744 666 643
Email
info@darlux.co.tz
Bus from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
darlux.co.tz
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
A.A.B.S.
Phone
+254-722 763 818
Email
info@aashuttles.com
Website
aashuttles.com
Bus from Nairobi Airport to Moshi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
aashuttles.com
Kidia One Express
Phone
0714583373
Email
info@kidiaone.co.tz
Website
kidiaone.co.tz
Bus from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kidiaone.co.tz
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
Book at
newbooking.azammarine.com
Economy
$35
Business
$40
VIP
$60
Royal
$80
Other operators
Taxi from Zanzibar to Nungwi
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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