There are 3 ways to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City by plane, ferry or train

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 Amsterdam to Zanzibar  •  13 h

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) AMS - ZNZ

$332 - $1,231

Cheapest option

Fly Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam, ferry  •  16 h 53 min

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

$325 - $744

1 alternative option

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Zanzibar  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) FRA - ZNZ

$343 - $1,050

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City is to fly and ferry which costs 280€ - 650€ and takes 16 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City is to fly which takes 13 h and costs 280€ - 1100€.

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The distance between Netherlands and Zanzibar City is 7247 km.

It takes approximately 13 h to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City, including transfers.

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

Turkish Airlines, KLM and 14 other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Zanzibar City every 2 hours.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Amsterdam to Zanzibar via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,300 - $4,900
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zanzibar via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,300
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Zanzibar via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zanzibar via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Zanzibar via Addis Ababa, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Amsterdam to Zanzibar via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zanzibar via Vienna, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Cairo
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Zurich, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zanzibar via Mombasa
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zanzibar via Muscat
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zanzibar via Doha
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Ns
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ns.nl
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
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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