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There are 3 ways to get from Tanzania to Madagascar by plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Zanzibar  •  11h 22m

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Antananarivo (TNR) ZNZ - TNR

$430 - $2,213

Cheapest option

Taxi to Kilimanjaro, fly  •  9h 53m

  1. Take a taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Antananarivo (TNR) JRO - TNR

$333 - $978

1 alternative option

Fly from Dar es Salaam  •  10h 44m

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Antananarivo (TNR) DAR - TNR

$452 - $2,816

Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Antananarivo (TNR) flights

The flight time between Zanzibar (ZNZ) and Antananarivo (TNR) is around 17h 51m and covers a distance of around 1660 km. The fastest flight normally takes 10h 55m. Services are operated by Air France, Kenya Airways, KLM and others. Typically 26 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
17h 51m
Fastest flight journey time:
10h 55m
Flight distance:
1660 km
Flights per week:
26
Cheapest price:
$340
Carbon emissions:
336 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
02:50
Last flight departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Antananarivo (TNR) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Madagascar

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Madagascar. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Madagascar.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Madagascar due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Domestic travel is restricted within Madagascar due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Limited international flights leaving Tanzania began to resume from May 7.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Tanzania

Last updated: August 2 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tanzania to Madagascar is to taxi and fly which costs $330 - $1,000 and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Tanzania to Madagascar is to taxi and fly which costs $330 - $1,000 and takes 9h 53m.

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The distance between Tanzania and Madagascar is 1797 km.

It takes approximately 11h 22m to get from Tanzania to Madagascar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zanzibar Airport to Antananarivo Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 55m and has one stopover.

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Air France, KLM, Egyptair and six other airlines offer flights from Zanzibar Airport to Antananarivo Airport.

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The best way to get from Tanzania to Zanzibar Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $5 - $7.

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Map of how to get from Tanzania to Madagascar.
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  • Distance: 1797.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 22m

What companies run services between Tanzania and Madagascar?

Air France, Kenya Airways and nine other airlines fly from Zanzibar City to Antananarivo 4 times a day.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Antananarivo via Kilimanjaro, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Zanzibar to Antananarivo via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Antananarivo via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Antananarivo via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Antananarivo via Nairobi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Zanzibar to Antananarivo via Dar es Salaam, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Antananarivo via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Antananarivo via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Antananarivo via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Antananarivo via Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,300
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Antananarivo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Other operators
Taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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