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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Dar Es Salaam (DAR)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to DAR flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dar Es Salaam.
ZA1 - DAR
Price
R298 - R350
DAR
Temperature
23 - 28 °C
DAR
Precipitation
20 - 260 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R4 586

From Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam

One-way from

R3 140

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Dar Es Salaam. Flights to Dar Es Salaam from Johannesburg in May are about R4 831 on average during May, but can be found for as low as R4 278.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam (ZA1 - DAR)?

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 11% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Dar Es Salaam.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam?

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 4% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R4 863 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R4 940.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam in January, February 2022

The best prices found for JNB to DAR flights in January, February
30 Jan - 3 Feb
R4 417pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jan - 10 Feb
R4 509pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Feb - 26 Feb
R4 540pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dar Es Salaam from Johannesburg found for this year
30 Jan - 3 Feb
R4 417pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Mar - 29 Mar
R4 478pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Dec - 14 Dec
R4 494pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Dar Es Salaam from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam direct flight deals
6 Feb - 7 Feb
R8 018pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Jan - 2 Feb
R8 187pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jan - 2 Feb
R8 233pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam

Late deals on return flights to Dar Es Salaam from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 3 Feb
R4 417pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jan - 10 Feb
R4 509pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jan - 5 Feb
R4 617pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
DAR
Dar Es Salaam
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Dar Es Salaam from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam
20:15 - 4:05
Kenya Airways
1 stop
6h 50m
JNB - DAR
Kenya Airways
R3 140
Travelgenio
23:10 - 12:20
RwandAir
1 stop
12h 10m
JNB - DAR
RwandAir
R3 263
Kiwi.com
19:00 - 9:20
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
13h 20m
JNB - DAR
Ethiopian Air
R3 278

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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> to <span class="emphasized">Dar Es Salaam</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam

What airport do you fly into for flights to Dar Es Salaam from Johannesburg?

For a flight from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam, you will be flying into Dar Es Salaam. Dar Es Salaam (DAR) is just 10,5 km from the centre vof the city. Dar Es Salaam is the only Dar Es Salaam airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day. 7 airlines have flights to Dar Es Salaam from Johannesburg on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Kenya Airways, South African, and Ethiopian Air are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam for under R4 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam for under R4 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R4 417, but on average you can expect to pay R4 725.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam for under R8 100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam under R8 100. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam is less than R8 326.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam for under R4 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam within the next 7 days for less than R4 500.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam flight route?

Within the past month, 5 744 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam round-trip?

Flying on Ethiopian Air is currently your cheapest option to Dar Es Salaam, with prices starting at R4 417. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by RwandAir and Kenya Airways, with the lowest prices starting at R4 678 and R4 863, respectively. These flights start at 8% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam one-way?

R2 678 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Kenya Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Ethiopian Air and Uganda Airlines, with prices starting from R2 816 and R2 832, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam?

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam are Emirates, Ethiopian Air and Kenya Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam? While on average our users pay R9 271, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R4 678. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Dar Es Salaam), is priced around R4 417.

What airports serve Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam flights?

When going to Dar es Salaam from Johannesburg, travellers can choose to leave through O.R. Tambo International Airport or Lanseria International Airport. Lanseria is the smaller and quieter airport while O.R. Tambo has a larger number of flights available. Passengers will land at Julius Nyerere International Airport, which is about 12 kilometres from the city centre. This airport offers flights to the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. In 2017, this airport has over 2.3 million passengers and more than 75,000 aircraft movements. Destinations this airport offers include Zanzibar, Harare, Songo Island, and more.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam?

While there are direct, nonstop flights available to Dar es Salaam from Johannesburg, they are extremely limited. Most of them take place in the morning and will be offered by South African Airways. The flight will take about 3h 20m and is going to typically be more expensive than a flight with stops involved. Airlines offering stopover flights include Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, and RwandAir. These flights can be half as expensive as a direct flight but will take longer to reach the destination. The shortest flight with a stopover is 6h 25m while longer flights may be nearly eight hours long.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam?

There are several one-stop flights into Dar es Salaam after leaving Johannesburg. These flights may stop down at airports like Blantyre Airport, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Airport, or Addis Ababa Airport. The most flights are offered with two or more stops. These flights are sometimes more expensive than single-stop flights but also reach the destination quicker than some of those options. Two stop flights might make stops at Lilongwe and Blantyre Airport or Jomo Kenyatta and Zanzibar Airport, while a three-stop flight might land in Lusaka Airport, Kigali Airport, and Kilimanjaro Airport.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam?

When leaving Johannesburg for Dar es Salaam, passengers will need to have a passport but do not need to bring a visa. Travellers can stay up to 90 days without a visa.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Dar Es Salaam from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam

Most visitors from Johannesburg need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Dar Es Salaam.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Dar Es Salaam.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Dar Es Salaam.

Documents
Health Surveillance Form - Travelers are required to complete an online Health Surveillance Form a maximum of 24 hours before arrival in Tanzania. Travelers will then receive a Unique Health Code (UHC), which they will present to health officials upon arrival.

Electronic Visitor Visa - To visit Tanzania for Business or Tourism, you require a visa. An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.


Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Dar Es Salaam?

Returning to Johannesburg from Dar Es Salaam

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dar Es Salaam must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dar Es Salaam are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam

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Destination information for Dar Es Salaam

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = TSh 149,43
Average temperature for January in Dar Es Salaam
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Dar Es Salaam
71.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Dar Es Salaam

Top 5 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
R3 898 R5 978 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
R3 936 R5 849 No cancel fee 78%
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Kenya Airways
R4 124 R4 644 No cancel fee 82%
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Air Tanzania
R4 293 R4 729 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Tanzania. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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RwandAir
R4 573 R5 188 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards Dar Es Salaam.
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Weekly flight availability
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See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
1 daily flight
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0 flights
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