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When is the best time to fly to Zanzibar?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Zanzibar?

Users booking trips to Zanzibar from Zanzibar found flights 95% cheaper than the average price of flights to Zanzibar. To find the cheapest price to Zanzibar from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Zanzibar?

The month of February is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Zanzibar from United States, with most prices found around $943. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of February, then book flights to Zanzibar from United States during March instead. Flights to Zanzibar in March, while not as cheap as those in February, still average around $950.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Zanzibar?

We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Zanzibar 56 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Zanzibar for $1,177. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Zanzibar at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $677 in the past 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Zanzibar?

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Zanzibar is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $1,027. When flying out on a Saturday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Zanzibar for around $1,255.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Zanzibar?

Our data shows that the cheapest United States to Zanzibar flights are usually those with departure times at noon. Our users have found flights to Zanzibar at noon for as low as $950. Flights to Zanzibar are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of $1,326. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

What is there to do in Zanzibar when it’s raining?

When planning your flight to Zanzibar, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of March, April, or May could carry a higher chance of rain, as Zanzibar sees up to 5.1 inches or more. There are still things to do in Zanzibar even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. Those looking for a great museum with interesting exhibits should take time out of their trip to Zanzibar to go see House of Wonders. House of Wonders is particularly popular with tourists when the weather in Zanzibar is not ideal.

Is there an alternative airport near Zanzibar?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Zanzibar is possible. If you are planning a flight to Zanzibar, consider booking flights to Dar Es Salaam Airport(49 mi from Zanzibar city center), Tanga Airport(74 mi from Zanzibar city center) or Chake Chake Pemba Airport(75 mi from Zanzibar city center).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Zanzibar?

Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Zanzibar is Chake Chake Pemba Airport where the average price is $723pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Zanzibar?

Currently, Tanzania travel restrictions include travel to Zanzibar. Tanzania has not implemented any entry restrictions, but all arriving travelers are subject to medical screening upon arrival. Airline crew will be isolated if they are suspected of coronavirus infection. Airline crew arriving in Zanzibar (ZNZ) will be quarantined at the airline’s designated hotels. A completed “Health Form” must be presented to the Ministry of Health personnel upon arrival. If you are planning to travel to Zanzibar at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.


Zanzibar flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Zanzibar found recently by users on momondo
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Best
Quickest
Multiple Airlines
Oct 26
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
24h 15m
2 stops
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Nov 9
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
28h 40m
2 stops
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
SWISS
Oct 26
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
24h 15m
2 stops
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Nov 9
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
26h 50m
2 stops
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Lufthansa
Nov 21
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
34h 40m
2 stops
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Nov 29
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
30h 50m
2 stops
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
Nov 11
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
20h 25m
1 stop
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Nov 17
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
22h 10m
2 stops
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
Oct 13
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
29h 05m
1 stop
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Oct 20
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
29h 35m
1 stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 11
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
23h 15m
2 stops
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Nov 18
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
28h 40m
2 stops
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Zanzibar Kisauni

If you're looking for one-way flights to Zanzibar, view some of our deals below provided by Ethiopian Air
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Multiple Airlines
Jul 7
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
32h 30m
2 stops
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
Jul 7
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21h 00m
2 stops
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Lufthansa
Jul 7
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
39h 00m
3 stops
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni

Popular routes to Zanzibar

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Arusha to Zanzibar Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 00m
Cheapest price
$112
Nairobi to Zanzibar Flights
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1h 15m
Cheapest price
$287
Johannesburg to Zanzibar Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 35m
Cheapest price
$393

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