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There are 2 ways to get from Zanzibar Island to Pemba Island by plane or ferry

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Fly  •  46 min

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Pemba (PMA) ZNZ - PMA

$63 - $221

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the ferry from Zanzibar to Pemba

$55 - $104

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Last updated: August 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zanzibar Island to Pemba Island is to fly which costs $60 - $230 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zanzibar Island to Pemba Island is to fly which costs $60 - $230 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Zanzibar Island and Pemba Island is 121 km.

The best way to get from Zanzibar Island to Pemba Island without a car is to ferry which takes 8h 5m and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Zanzibar Island to Pemba Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Zanzibar Airport to Pemba Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Charterlines, Inc., Bankair and Auric Air Services Limited offer flights from Zanzibar Airport to Pemba Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Pemba Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Zanzibar Island to Pemba Island.
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  • Distance: 121.1 km
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Zanzibar Island, Tanzania and Pemba Island, Pemba North, Tanzania?

Charterlines, Inc., Auric Air Services Limited and Bankair fly from Zanzibar City to Chake Chake every 4 hours.

Airlines
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Pemba
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Pemba
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Bankair
Website
bankair.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Pemba
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $440
Ferry operators
Azam Marine
Website
azammarine.com
Ferry from Zanzibar to Pemba
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
azammarine.com
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newbooking.azammarine.com
Economy
$35
Business
$40
VIP
$60
Royal
$80

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