There are 3 ways to get from Tanzania to Nigeria by plane or car

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Fly from Zanzibar  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Lagos (LOS) ZNZ - LOS

$293 - $666

Cheapest option

Fly from Mwanza  •  14 h

  1. Fly from Mwanza (MWZ) to Lagos (LOS) MWZ - LOS

$182 - $435

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 days 18 h

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Lagos 4506.6 miles

$550 - $900

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tanzania and Nigeria is 3563 km. The road distance is 7210.6 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 28 min to get from Tanzania to Nigeria, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zanzibar Airport to Lagos Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Nigeria is 2 h behind Tanzania. It is currently 6:30 PM in Tanzania and 4:30 PM in Nigeria.

Yes, the driving distance between Tanzania to Nigeria is 7211 km. It takes approximately 4 days 18 h to drive from Tanzania to Nigeria.

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Oman Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Precision Air and two other airlines offer flights from Zanzibar Airport to Lagos Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Tanzania to Nigeria.
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  • Distance: 2226.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 28 min

What companies run services between Tanzania and Nigeria?

Kenya Airways, Precision Air and six other airlines fly from Zanzibar City to Lagos every 3 hours.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Lagos via Kilimanjaro, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Zanzibar to Lagos via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Zanzibar to Lagos via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Kilimanjaro, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
24 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Kigali, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Lagos via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Dar es Salaam, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Kigali, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Lagos via Dar es Salaam, Kigali
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Dar es Salaam, Kigali
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Kigali
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420

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