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There are 5 ways to get from Toronto to Zanzibar City by plane, ferry or shuttle

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Fly Toronto to Zanzibar

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zanzibar

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

3 alternative options

Fly Toronto to Dar es Salaam, ferry

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Dar es Salaam (DAR)
  2. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Zanzibar

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

Shuttle to London, fly to Zanzibar

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to London Airport
  2. Fly from London (YXU) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

Toronto (YYZ) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) flights

The flight time between Toronto (YYZ) and Zanzibar (ZNZ) is around 21h 50m and covers a distance of around 12780 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h. The fastest flight normally takes 17h 50m. Services are operated by Ethiopian Airlines, KLM, Turkish Airlines and others. Typically 22 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
16h 50m
Layover time:
5h
Total time:
21h 50m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
17h 50m
Flight distance:
12780 km
Flights per week:
22
Cheapest price:
$363
Carbon emissions:
2591 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:00
Last flight departs at:
22:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto (YYZ) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) flight schedules

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Tanzania

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Last updated: October 27 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Zanzibar City is to fly which costs $390 - $8,500 and takes 21h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Zanzibar City is to fly which costs $450 - $9,000 and takes 20h 22m.

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The distance between Toronto and Zanzibar City is 12757 km.

It takes approximately 20h 22m to get from Toronto to Zanzibar City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Zanzibar Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h and has one stopover.

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Zanzibar City is 7h ahead of Toronto. It is currently 1:54 PM in Toronto and 8:54 PM in Zanzibar City.

Air Canada, TUI fly Belgium, Emirates and six other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Zanzibar City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Zanzibar City.
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  • Distance: 12756.9 km
  • Duration: 20h 22m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Zanzibar City, Tanzania?

Ethiopian Airlines, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Toronto to Zanzibar City 3 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Istanbul, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Zanzibar via New York JFK, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Buffalo to Zanzibar via Boston, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Buffalo to Zanzibar via Washington Dulles, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zanzibar via Montreal, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zanzibar via Boston, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zanzibar via Washington Dulles, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from London to Zanzibar via Toronto, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from London to Zanzibar via Montreal, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Buffalo to Zanzibar via Boston, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zanzibar via Montreal, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zanzibar via Washington Dulles, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Buffalo to Zanzibar via Boston, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zanzibar via Montreal, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zanzibar via Washington Dulles, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Amsterdam Schiphol, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zanzibar via Washington Dulles, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Brussels
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $7,000
Flights from Buffalo to Zanzibar via Washington Dulles, Brussels
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $8,000
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zanzibar via Montreal, Brussels
Ave. Duration
18h 57m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $6,500
Flights from London to Zanzibar via Toronto, Brussels
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $6,500
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from Toronto to Dar es Salaam via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from London to Zanzibar via Toronto, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from London to Zanzibar via Toronto, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
32h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Toronto to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Zanzibar via Washington Dulles, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Buffalo to Zanzibar via Philadelphia, Doha
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from London to Zanzibar via Montreal, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London to Zanzibar via Toronto, Frankfurt, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
32h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Robert Q Airbus
Phone
(519) 679-2707
Email
courier@robertq.com
Website
robertq.com
Shuttle from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to London Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
reservation.robertq.com
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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