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The best prices from Cape Town to Zanzibar are usually found in May or March, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

CPT - ZNZ
Price
R6 353 - R8 389
ZNZ
Temperature
22 - 26 °C
ZNZ
Rainfall
24 - 261 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R6 353

From Cape Town to Zanzibar

One-way from

R4 547

One-way flight from Cape Town to Zanzibar

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Zanzibar?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 2% on the overall cost on flights from Cape Town to Zanzibar.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Cape Town to Zanzibar compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R6 384. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R6 430.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Zanzibar?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Zanzibar from Cape Town average R5 911. You can even find prices in May for less than R5 911, as users have found deals to Zanzibar from as low as R4 164. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Zanzibar from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 16%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Zanzibar (CPT - ZNZ)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cape Town to Zanzibar is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 37% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Zanzibar in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CPT to ZNZ flights in December, January
30 Jan - 6 Feb
R6 277pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jan - 11 Feb
R6 292pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jan - 11 Feb
R6 399pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Zanzibar 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar from Cape Town found for this year
26 Dec - 8 Jan
R7 976pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Dec - 4 Jan
R8 359pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Dec - 4 Jan
R8 451pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Zanzibar

Late deals on return flights to Zanzibar from Cape Town, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 15 Mar
R8 833pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
11 Dec - 1 Jan
R9 476pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
11 Dec - 1 Jan
R9 844pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Zanzibar from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Zanzibar
18:00 - 4:20
Kenya Airways
1 stop
9h 20m
CPT - ZNZ
Kenya Airways
R4 547
Tripmonster
9:35 - 10:00
Ethiopian Air
2 stops
23h 25m
CPT - ZNZ
Ethiopian Air
R4 731
Travelgenio
14:50 - 4:35
Qatar Airways
3 stops
36h 45m
CPT - ZNZ
Qatar Airways
R6 293
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to Zanzibar flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Zanzibar

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Zanzibar for under R7 655 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Zanzibar for under R7 655. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R6 277, but on average you can expect to pay R6 675.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Cape Town Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Air, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Kenya Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Zanzibar for under R6 124 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Cape Town to Zanzibar, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Zanzibar for under R9 186?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Zanzibar within the next 7 days for less than R9 186.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni have been viewed 3 759 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Zanzibar?

Cape Town will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Zanzibar over the next 8 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Zanzibar?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 29 °C on average in the month of February. The temperature in Zanzibar is typically colder than in Cape Town. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Zanzibar?

There are many flights that can get you from Cape Town to Zanzibar in 9h 20m. Fly via Kenya Airways or Ethiopian Air to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Zanzibar return?

Flying on Ethiopian Air is currently your cheapest option to Zanzibar, with prices starting at R6 277. Another option worth looking into is Kenya Airways, starting at R7 594 return. Ethiopian Air is currently priced 12% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Zanzibar one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Kenya Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R4 027. However, be on the lookout for offers from Ethiopian Air and Qatar Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Cape Town to Zanzibar for a low price.

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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cape Town to Zanzibar
Today's exchange rate
R1 = TSh 150,54
Average temperature for December in Zanzibar
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Zanzibar
150.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Zanzibar

Top 6 airlines from Cape Town to Zanzibar

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Zanzibar 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
R360 R403 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
R404 R496 No cancel fee 82%
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Emirates
R338 R678 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
R425 R735 No change fee 78%

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

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Mango
R414 R870 No change fee N/A

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

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British Airways
R8 909 R9 734 No cancel fee 70%
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