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Travelers usually depart from Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson when they travel from Nairobi to Zanzibar. The distance between Nairobi and Zanzibar is 602 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Precision Air, Kenya Airways, Air Tanzania, Air Kenya, and Uganda Airlines. Nairobi and Zanzibar have 94 direct flights per week.

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Number of flights16191712-1614

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

Kenya Airways on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Precision AirPRFPWYesUnknownNo
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYesUnknownNo
Air TanzaniaATCTCYesUnknownNo
Air KenyaXAKP2YesUnknownNo
Uganda AirlinesURNoUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Nairobi and Zanzibar takes around 1.6 hours.

What is the flight distance between Nairobi and Zanzibar?

The flight distance between Nairobi and Zanzibar is 602 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Nairobi and Zanzibar?

Several carriers operate flights between Nairobi and Zanzibar. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Kenya Airways, Precision Air.

What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Sharjah International, Indira Gandhi International, Abeid Amani Karume International, Chhatrapati Shivaji International, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International, Julius Nyerere International, Entebbe International, Moi International, Kilimanjaro International, Kigali International, Aden Adde International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Zanzibar?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Zanzibar and Julius Nyerere International, Moi International, Kilimanjaro International, Arusha, Mwanza, Dodoma, Tanga, Kigoma, Pemba, Mbeya, Mafia.

Which airports are there in Nairobi?

Nairobi is mainly served by Jomo Kenyatta International. But there are other airports nearby, including Wilson.

What airports are near Nairobi?

The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Nanyuki, Amboseli.

What airports are near Zanzibar?

The main airport in Zanzibar is Abeid Amani Karume International. It is also served by Abeid Amani Karume International.

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