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There are 2 ways to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City by plane 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 to Zanzibar  •  13 h 8 min

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

$332 - $1,219

Cheapest option

Fly to Dar es Salaam, ferry  •  16 h 51 min

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

$325 - $732

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The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City is to fly and ferry which costs 280€ - 650€ and takes 16 h 51 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 8 min.

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The distance between Netherlands and Zanzibar City is 7247 km.

It takes approximately 13 h 8 min to get from Netherlands to Zanzibar City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zanzibar Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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Zanzibar City is 2 h ahead of Netherlands. It is currently 11:34 AM in Netherlands and 1:34 PM in Zanzibar City.

Precision Air, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and 11 other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Zanzibar City. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Amsterdam Schiphol 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 8 min

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

Turkish Airlines, KLM and 17 other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Zanzibar City hourly.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Vienna, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Doha
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,400
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Cairo
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Zurich, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
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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