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There are 6 ways to get from Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) to Serengeti by plane, taxi, car, ferry, bus or shuttle

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 Seronera, taxi

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Seronera (SEU)
  2. Take a taxi from Seronera to Serengeti

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Ferry, bus, drive

  1. Take the ferry from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
  3. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  4. Drive from Sirare to Serengeti

Fly to Masai Mara, drive

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Masai Mara (MRE)
  2. Drive from Masai Mara to Serengeti

Fly to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, drive

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Maasai Mara Game Reserve (OLX)
  2. Drive from Maasai Mara Game Reserve to Serengeti

Ferry, bus, drive via Nairobi

  1. Take the ferry from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
  3. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  4. Drive from Sirare to Serengeti

Ferry, bus, shuttle, drive

  1. Take the ferry from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Moshi
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Moshi to Nairobi
  4. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  5. Drive from Sirare to Serengeti

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Last updated: June 28 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) to Serengeti is to ferry and bus and drive via Nairobi which costs $90 - $150 and takes 31h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) to Serengeti is to fly and taxi which costs $200 - $550 and takes 4h 21m.

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The distance between Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) and Serengeti is 686 km.

It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) to Serengeti, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Zanzibar Airport to Seronera Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Precision Air, Flightlink and Charterlines, Inc. offer flights from Zanzibar Airport to Seronera Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Serengeti. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) to Serengeti.
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  • Distance: 686.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ), Tanzania and Serengeti, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) to Serengeti. However, you can fly to Seronera then take the taxi to Serengeti. Alternatively, you can fly to Masai Mara then take the drive to Serengeti.

Airlines
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Seronera via Arusha
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Masai Mara via Nairobi, Kisumu
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Zanzibar to Maasai Mara Game Reserve via Nairobi, Kisumu
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Mombasa Air Safari
Flights from Zanzibar to Masai Mara via Mombasa, Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Zanzibar to Maasai Mara Game Reserve via Mombasa, Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Seronera
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Bus operators
Darlux Co. Ltd
Phone
+255 744 666 643
Email
info@darlux.co.tz
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
darlux-booking-and-parcels-office.business.site
Normal
$27 - $40
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Sirare
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Kidia One Express
Phone
0714583373
Email
info@kidiaone.co.tz
Website
kidiaone.co.tz
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Moshi
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kidiaone.co.tz
East Africa Shuttles
Phone
+254 722-348656
Email
info@eastafricashuttles.com
Website
eastafricashuttles.com
Shuttle from Moshi to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
eastafricashuttles.com
The Guardian Coach
Phone
+254 726 511 628
Email
info@theguardiancoach.com
Website
theguardian.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Sirare
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
Ferry operators
Azam Marine
Phone
+255 22 2123324
Email
info@azammarine.com
Website
azammarine.com
Ferry from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
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
Other operators
Taxi from Seronera to Serengeti
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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