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Travelers usually depart from Julius Nyerere International, or Dar es Salaam - Ubungo when they travel from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar. The distance between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar is 73 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Coastal Aviation, Auric Air, Precision Air, As Salaam Air, and Air Tanzania. Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar have 98 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Coastal Aviation on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Precision Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Air Tanzania on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Auric Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Flightlink on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays.

As Salaam Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Coastal AviationCSVCQYes
Auric AirAUKUIYes
Precision AirPRFPWYes
As Salaam Air ASSALAAMYes
Air TanzaniaATCTCYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar takes around 0.36 hours.
What is the flight distance between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar?
The flight distance between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar is 73 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar?
Several carriers operate flights between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Auric Air, As Salaam Air, Precision Air, Coastal Aviation, Air Tanzania, Flightlink.
What are the most popular routes to and from Dar es Salaam?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Dar es Salaam and Entebbe, London, Mount Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Johannesburg, Mwanza, Cape Town, Mombasa, Christchurch, Mbeya, Dodoma, Sydney, Dubai, Nairobi, Ho Chi Minh City, Ahmedabad, Windhoek, Jakarta, Vancouver, Chennai.
What are the most popular routes to and from Zanzibar?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Zanzibar and Mount Kilimanjaro, Mombasa, London, Nairobi, Kigali, Dublin, Arusha, Johannesburg, Durban, Entebbe, Blantyre, Brussels, Bangkok, Port Elizabeth, Marrakesh, Mwanza, Pemba Island, Pemba, New Delhi, Harare.
What airports are near Dar es Salaam?
The main airport in Dar es Salaam is Julius Nyerere International. It is also served by Julius Nyerere International.
What airports are near Zanzibar?
The main airport in Zanzibar is Abeid Amani Karume International. It is also served by Abeid Amani Karume International.
What buses and trains depart from Dar es Salaam?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Dar es Salaam, including Extra Luxury Coach.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar?
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