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There are 4 ways to get from São Paulo to Zanzibar by plane, ferry or bus

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 Sao Paulo to Zanzibar  •  24h 20m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) GRU - ZNZ

$623 - $1,426

Cheapest option

Fly Sao Paulo to Dar es Salaam, ferry  •  20h 40m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) GRU - DAR
  2. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

$347 - $945

2 alternative options

Fly Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar  •  24h 17m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) CGH - ZNZ

$354 - $967

Bus to Sao Paulo Viracopos, fly to Zanzibar  •  25h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Eldorado Shopping Mall to Viracopos Airport
  2. Fly from Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) VCP - ZNZ

$464 - $1,297

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Zanzibar is to fly and ferry which costs R$ 1800 - R$ 5500 and takes 20h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Zanzibar is to fly and ferry which costs R$ 1800 - R$ 5500 and takes 20h 40m.

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The distance between São Paulo and Zanzibar is 9325 km.

It takes approximately 24h 20m to get from São Paulo to Zanzibar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Zanzibar Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 20m and has one stopover.

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Zanzibar is 6h ahead of São Paulo. It is currently 8:27 PM in São Paulo and 2:27 AM in Zanzibar.

Emirates, Flydubai, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Zanzibar. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Airport is to shuttle which takes 39 min and costs R$ 57.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Zanzibar.
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  • Distance: 9324.7 km
  • Duration: 24h 20m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Zanzibar, Zanzibar Central/South, Tanzania?

Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways and four other airlines fly from São Paulo to Zanzibar 4 times a day.

Airlines
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Florianopolis, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Porto Seguro, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Salvador, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Curitiba, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Cuiaba, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Curitiba, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Salvador, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zanzibar via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dar es Salaam via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Curitiba, Sao Paulo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
36h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Sao Paulo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
37h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Ilheus, Sao Paulo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
38h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,500
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Sao Paulo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
37h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,900
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Curitiba, Sao Paulo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
35h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,900
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,900
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Cuiaba, Sao Paulo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
41h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,000
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Porto Seguro, Sao Paulo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
39h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,000
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Salvador, Sao Paulo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
41h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,000
Flights from Sao Paulo Viracopos to Zanzibar via Ilheus, Sao Paulo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
41h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,000
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dar es Salaam via Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Porto Seguro, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
29h 47m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zanzibar via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dar es Salaam via Doha
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dar es Salaam via Dubai, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zanzibar via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Zanzibar via Frankfurt, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,700
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dar es Salaam via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Sao Paulo to Dar es Salaam via Johannesburg, Harare
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Zanzibar via Florianopolis, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
40h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Bus operators
Azul
Phone
+55 4003 1118 / 0800 887 1118
Email
facebook@voeazul.com.br
Website
voeazul.com.br
Bus from Eldorado Shopping Mall to Viracopos Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $80
Schedules at
voeazul.com.br
Private
$55 - $80
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

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