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There are 2 ways to get from Seychelles 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  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Mahe Island (SEZ) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) SEZ - ZNZ

$314 - $1,418

Cheapest option

Fly to Dar es Salaam, ferry  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Mahe Island (SEZ) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) SEZ - DAR
  2. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

$262 - $863

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The cheapest way to get from Seychelles to Zanzibar City is to fly and ferry which costs $260 - $900 and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seychelles to Zanzibar City is to fly which costs $310 - $1,500 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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The distance between Seychelles and Zanzibar City is 1807 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to get from Seychelles to Zanzibar City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mahe Island Airport to Zanzibar Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 24 min and has one stopover.

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Zanzibar City is 1 h behind Seychelles. It is currently 10:37 PM in Seychelles and 9:37 PM in Zanzibar City.

Kenya Airways offers flights from Mahe Island Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Zanzibar City. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seychelles to Zanzibar City.
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  • Distance: 1129.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 31 min

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

Kenya Airways flies from Cascade to Zanzibar City 5 times a week.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Mahe Island to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,400
Flights from Mahe Island to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Mahe Island to Dar es Salaam via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Mahe Island to Dar es Salaam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
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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