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There are 5 ways to get from Porto to Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) by plane, train, towncar, bus or ferry

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Fly Porto to Zanzibar  •  15h 12m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) OPO - ZNZ

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Train to Lisbon, fly to Zanzibar  •  17h 40m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) LIS - ZNZ

Train, train to Santiago de Compostela, fly to Zanzibar  •  21h 33m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
  3. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) SCQ - ZNZ

Towncar, bus, train to Madrid, fly to Zanzibar  •  22h 46m

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Bragança
  2. Take the bus from Bragança to Zamora
  3. Take the train from Zamora to Madrid-Chamartin
  4. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) MAD - ZNZ

Fly Porto to Dar es Salaam, ferry  •  18h 45m

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

Porto (OPO) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) flights

The flight time between Porto (OPO) and Zanzibar (ZNZ) is around 17h 29m and covers a distance of around 7177 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 16m. The fastest flight normally takes 12h 45m. Services are operated by KLM, Air France, Kenya Airways and others. Typically eight flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
12h 12m
Layover time:
5h 16m
Total time:
17h 29m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
12h 45m
Flight distance:
7177 km
Flights per week:
8
Cheapest price:
$248
Carbon emissions:
1455 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:00
Last flight departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto (OPO) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) flight schedules

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Last updated: September 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) is to train and fly which costs €450 - €550 and takes 21h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) is to fly which costs €320 - €1300 and takes 15h 12m.

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The distance between Porto and Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) is 7167 km.

It takes approximately 15h 12m to get from Porto to Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to Zanzibar Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 45m and has one stopover.

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Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) is 2h ahead of Porto. It is currently 5:16 AM in Porto and 7:16 AM in Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ).

Air France, TAP Portugal, Lufthansa and six other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs €1 - €2.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ).
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  • Distance: 7167 km
  • Duration: 15h 12m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ), Tanzania?

KLM, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Porto to Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Lisbon to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Madrid to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Porto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Porto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Porto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Porto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Zanzibar via Zurich
Ave. Duration
19h 32m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Zanzibar via Zurich
Ave. Duration
18h 57m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Porto to Dar es Salaam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zanzibar via Lisbon, Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Madrid to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Porto to Zanzibar via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Porto to Dar es Salaam via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Zanzibar via Frankfurt, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Lisbon to Zanzibar via Frankfurt, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zanzibar via Frankfurt, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zanzibar via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zanzibar via Madrid, Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Zanzibar via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $470
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zanzibar via Lisbon, Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Zanzibar via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Porto to Dar es Salaam via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
SkyUp
Website
skyup.aero
Flights from Lisbon to Zanzibar via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Zanzibar via Frankfurt, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Zanzibar via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Madrid to Zanzibar via Brussels
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $3,500
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 808 109 110
Email
apoiocliente@cp.pt
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
$27 - $40
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Zamora to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bragança to Zamora
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
iberocoach.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bragança to Zamora
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
Azam Marine
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
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Bragança
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$230 - $290
More information at
VMTransfers

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