There are 3 ways to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City by plane, 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 Amsterdam to Zanzibar  •  13 h 3 min

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

$332 - $1,219

Cheapest option

Fly Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam, ferry  •  16 h 56 min

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

$325 - $732

1 alternative option

Train to Brussels, fly to Zanzibar  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) BRU - ZNZ

$369 - $1,032

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City is to fly and ferry which costs 270€ - 650€ and takes 16 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City is to fly which costs 280€ - 1100€ and takes 13 h 3 min.

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The distance between Netherlands and Zanzibar City is 7247 km.

It takes approximately 13 h 3 min to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Airport to Zanzibar Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Zanzibar City is 2 h ahead of Netherlands. It is currently 6:56 AM in Netherlands and 7:56 AM in Zanzibar City.

Emirates, Flydubai, KLM and seven other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam 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 Netherlands to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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Map of how to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City.
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  • Distance: 4529.6 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 3 min

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

Kenya Airways, Turkish Airlines 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
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $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
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
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 Brussels to Zanzibar via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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
14 h 35 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
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Amsterdam to Zanzibar via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Zanzibar via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.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
Flights from Brussels to Zanzibar via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
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
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Zanzibar via Doha
Ave. Duration
20 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,400
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Brussels to Zanzibar via Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam via Zurich, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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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