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Book your trip to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson. The distance between Zanzibar and Nairobi is 602 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Precision Air, Air Tanzania, Safarilink Aviation, Kenya Airways, and Qatar Airways. Zanzibar and Nairobi have 90 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Direct flights1410815-1825
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Kenya Airways on Wednesdays.

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

Check-in for a flight from Zanzibar to Nairobi

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Precision AirPRFPWYes
Air TanzaniaATCTCYes
Safarilink AviationXLKF2Yes
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYes
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Zanzibar to Nairobi?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Zanzibar and Nairobi takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Zanzibar and Nairobi?
The flight distance between Zanzibar and Nairobi is 602 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Zanzibar and Nairobi?
Several carriers operate flights between Zanzibar and Nairobi. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Kenya Airways, Precision Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Zanzibar?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam, Mombasa, Arusha, Entebbe, Mount Kilimanjaro, London, Lusaka, Kigali, Pemba Island, Muscat, Mwanza, Cape Town, New Delhi, Stockholm, Melbourne, Sydney, Johannesburg, Birmingham, Singapore, Winnipeg.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Mombasa, London, Malindi, Kisumu, Ukunda, Entebbe, Eldoret, Singapore, Lamu, Addis Ababa, Johannesburg, Juba, Kigali, New Delhi, Bangkok, Durban, Dubai, Paris, Port Elizabeth, Victoria Falls.
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 airports are near Nairobi?
The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Nanyuki, Amboseli.
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