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There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Nungwi by plane, taxi, train, ferry or car

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Fly Zurich to Zanzibar, taxi

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)
  2. Take a taxi from Zanzibar to Nungwi

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Fly Zurich to Kilimanjaro, train, ferry, drive

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Kilimanjaro (JRO)
  2. Take the train from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
  3. Take the ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
  4. Drive from Zanzibar to Nungwi

Train to Basel, fly to Zanzibar, taxi

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)
  3. Take a taxi from Zanzibar to Nungwi

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zanzibar, taxi

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)
  4. Take a taxi from Zanzibar to Nungwi

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Nungwi is to fly and train and ferry and drive which costs SFr 350 - SFr 750 and takes 29h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Nungwi is to fly and taxi which costs SFr 460 - SFr 700 and takes 12h 36m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Nungwi is 6636 km.

It takes approximately 12h 36m to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Nungwi, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Zanzibar Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 35m and has one stopover.

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Nungwi is 2h ahead of Zurich Airport (ZRH). It is currently 4:08 AM in Zurich Airport (ZRH) and 6:08 AM in Nungwi.

Air France, KLM, Oman Air and six other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Zanzibar Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Nungwi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Nungwi.
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  • Distance: 6636.2 km
  • Duration: 12h 36m

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Nungwi, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Nungwi. However, you can fly to Zanzibar then take the taxi to Nungwi. Alternatively, you can fly to Kilimanjaro, take the taxi to Moshi, take the train to Dar es Salaam, take the drive to Dar es Salaam, take the ferry to Zanzibar, then take the drive to Nungwi.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zanzibar via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Zanzibar via Istanbul, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Kilimanjaro via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Istanbul, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zanzibar via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Kilimanjaro via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Zanzibar via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Zanzibar via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Kilimanjaro via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zanzibar via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zanzibar via Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,800
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Zanzibar via Muscat
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zanzibar via Muscat
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zanzibar via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Zurich to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zanzibar via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zanzibar via Milan Malpensa, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zanzibar via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Frankfurt, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via Frankfurt, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Zurich to Zanzibar via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $3,100
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Zanzibar via London Heathrow, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Corporation
Phone
+255 800 11 0042
Website
trc.co.tz
Train from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
15h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
trc.co.tz
3rd Class (sitting)
$8
2nd Class
$12
2nd Class ( sleeping)
$19
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$33 - $38
1st Class
$27 - $32
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
Ferry operators
Azam Marine
Phone
+255 22 2123324
Email
info@azammarine.com
Website
azammarine.com
Ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
azammarine.com
Economy
$35
Business
$40
VIP
$60
Royal
$80
Other operators
Taxi from Zanzibar to Nungwi
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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