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About Flights to Zanzibar

Summary info about Zanzibar flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$424

Best Round-Trip Price

$743

Fastest flight time

19h 10m

Operated By

6 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Zanzibar from United States in the last 72 hours is $424 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni).
The best round-trip flight price to Zanzibar from United States in the last 72 hours is $743 (Newark to Zanzibar Kisauni).
The fastest flight to Zanzibar from United States takes 19h 10m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni).
There are 6 airlines operating flights to Zanzibar, including Delta, KLM and Turkish Airlines.

Zanzibar flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Zanzibar?

In general, November is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Zanzibar. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $790. The month of March is another great option to travel to Zanzibar, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $846.

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

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Zanzibar from United States is on a Wednesday. momondo users have found tickets for Wednesday departures for as low as $934. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Flights from United States to Zanzibar on a Sunday will generally be more expensive and average around $1,255. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

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

Flying to Zanzibar from United States in the afternoon is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $757 when looking at flights departing in the afternoon. Flights to Zanzibar are more costly in the morning, with an average ticket price of $1,335. Departure times in the morning fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

How long does it take to fly to Zanzibar?

On average, it takes 21h 20m to fly from United States to Zanzibar if you fly out of Los Angeles (the most popular airport in United States) and into Zanzibar Kisauni (the most popular airport in Zanzibar). If you’re flying out of San Francisco and into Zanzibar Kisauni, then the flight time is around 23h 10m.

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

The ideal time to book your flight to Zanzibar is 13 days in advance when prices tend to average $1,072. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $1,011.

Cheapest flights to Zanzibar airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Zanzibar airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Zanzibar

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Zanzibar

Los Angeles (LAX) to Dar Es Salaam (DAR)

Typically, flights to Zanzibar from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Dar Es Salaam, which has an average price of $1,165

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ZANZIBAR FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary27% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Zanzibar costs on average just $971 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ZANZIBAR FROM LOS ANGELESJuly42% more expensiveIt costs about $1,898 for flights to Zanzibar from Los Angeles in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ZANZIBAR FROM LOS ANGELESMarch700% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Zanzibar from Los Angeles in March than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Zanzibar

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. House of Wonders is a great museum to visit near Zanzibar and is especially great when the weather outside is less than desirable.

If your plan is to spend time at Stone Town Beach while visiting Zanzibar, momondo recommends you plan your trip for January, February, or June when the temperatures are typically higher and the chance of rain is low.

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).

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 $284. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



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
Turkish Airlines
Mar 4
EWR7:25 pmNewark
20h 05m
2 stops
ZNZ3:30 pmZanzibar Kisauni
Mar 13
ZNZ1:30 amZanzibar Kisauni
25h 15m
1 stop
EWR2:45 amNewark
Turkish Airlines
Mar 5
JFK3:05 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 25m
2 stops
ZNZ3:30 pmZanzibar Kisauni
Mar 13
ZNZ1:30 amZanzibar Kisauni
38h 20m
1 stop
JFK3:50 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Mar 7
JFK6:45 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
20h 45m
1 stop
ZNZ3:30 pmZanzibar Kisauni
Mar 14
ZNZ11:40 pmZanzibar Kisauni
22h 45m
1 stop
JFK10:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Jan 18
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
23h 20m
1 stop
ZNZ8:05 amZanzibar Kisauni
Jan 26
ZNZ12:15 pmZanzibar Kisauni
21h 20m
1 stop
JFK9:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Mar 9
JFK6:45 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
20h 45m
1 stop
ZNZ3:30 pmZanzibar Kisauni
Mar 14
ZNZ11:40 pmZanzibar Kisauni
40h 10m
2 stops
JFK3:50 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Mar 5
EWR7:25 pmNewark
20h 05m
2 stops
ZNZ3:30 pmZanzibar Kisauni
Mar 13
ZNZ1:30 amZanzibar Kisauni
25h 15m
1 stop
EWR2:45 amNewark

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Zanzibar

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Zanzibar, view some of our deals below provided by KLM, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines
Qatar Airways
Oct 25
JFK8:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 35m
1 stop
ZNZ9:30 pmZanzibar Kisauni
Qatar Airways
Oct 26
JFK6:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 55m
1 stop
ZNZ9:30 pmZanzibar Kisauni
Qatar Airways
Nov 5
JFK9:20 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
23h 50m
1 stop
ZNZ8:10 pmZanzibar Kisauni

Which airlines fly to Zanzibar?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Zanzibar

Which airlines fly to Zanzibar?

Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Delta and Emirates are the most popular airlines that fly from United States to Zanzibar on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Zanzibar with these airlines and other airlines flying from United States.

Emirates Flights to Zanzibar

Emirates is a popular choice for users traveling to Zanzibar. It operates 13 flights every week to Zanzibar, most often flying from Dubai Intl. Emirates ticket prices will depend on when and where you need to fly from - deals as low as $860 (from Boston Logan Intl) have been found by momondo users. In 129 reviews, momondo users have rated Emirates at an average score of 8.4/10.

Turkish Airlines Flights to Zanzibar

Another popular choice for flights to Zanzibar is Turkish Airlines (8.0/10, 147 reviews). Most Turkish Airlines flights landing in Zanzibar will be arriving from Istanbul, but there are 7 Turkish Airlines flights to Zanzibar from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Turkish Airlines deal found on momondo this week was $737 (Boston Logan Intl to Zanzibar, round-trip).


Popular routes to Zanzibar

Most frequently searched flights to Zanzibar along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Johannesburg to Zanzibar Flights
Fastest flight time12h 30m
Cheapest price$409
Nairobi to Zanzibar Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest price$246
Seattle to Zanzibar Flights
Fastest flight time23h 50m
Cheapest price$1,165
Arusha to Zanzibar Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price$140

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