There are 4 ways to get from Rotterdam to Dar es Salaam by train, plane, ferry or car

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Dar es Salaam  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) AMS - DAR

$268 - $693

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Train to Brussels, fly to Dar es Salaam  •  13h 57m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) BRU - DAR

$325 - $927

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Zanzibar, ferry  •  15h 52m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) AMS - ZNZ
  3. Take the ferry from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam

$396 - $1,301

Drive  •  5 days 13h

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Dar es Salaam 10304.8 km

$1,500 - $2,300

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Dar es Salaam is to train and fly which costs 240€ - 650€ and takes 12h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Dar es Salaam is to train and fly which costs 240€ - 650€ and takes 12h 59m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Dar es Salaam is 7320 km. The road distance is 10304.8 km.

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It takes approximately 12h 59m to get from Rotterdam to Dar es Salaam, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 25m and has one stopover.

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Dar es Salaam is 1h ahead of Rotterdam. It is currently 11:21 AM in Rotterdam and 12:21 PM in Dar es Salaam.

Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Dar es Salaam is 10305 km. It takes approximately 5 days 13h to drive from Rotterdam to Dar es Salaam.

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Precision Air, Kenya Airways, Egyptair and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport.

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There are 260+ hotels available in Dar es Salaam. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Dar es Salaam.
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  • Distance: 7320.5 km
  • Duration: 12h 59m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Rotterdam to Dar es Salaam. However, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Dar es Salaam, then take the taxi to Dar es Salaam. Alternatively, you can take the train to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal, take the train to Brussels Airport-Zaventem, take the walk to Brussels airport, fly to Dar es Salaam, then take the taxi to Dar es Salaam.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Brussels to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Brussels to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Brussels to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Brussels to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Brussels to Dar es Salaam via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,300
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Cairo
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Dar es Salaam via Cairo
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Brussels to Dar es Salaam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dar es Salaam via Zurich, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Brussels to Dar es Salaam via Zurich, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Dar es Salaam via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,300
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Brussels to Dar es Salaam via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
TUI Airlines Netherlands
Website
tui.nl
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zanzibar via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,400
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$17 - $23
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$19 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$29 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $65
Ferry operators
Azam Marine
Website
azammarine.com
Ferry from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
azammarine.com

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