Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar

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The best prices from Johannesburg to Zanzibar are usually found in May or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to ZNZ flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Zanzibar flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zanzibar.
JNB - ZNZ
Price
R4 741 - R6 130
ZNZ
Temperature
22 - 26 °C
ZNZ
Rainfall
24 - 261 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R4 741

From Johannesburg to Zanzibar

One-way from

R3 011

One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Zanzibar?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar. 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 Zanzibar.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg to Zanzibar at least 59 days early can save you up to 7% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 59 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar for as little as R5 680 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R5 721 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Zanzibar?

Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Johannesburg to Zanzibar in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at R3 705.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Zanzibar (JNB - ZNZ)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 16% on flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar in June, July 2021

The best prices found for JNB to ZNZ flights in June, July
11 Jun - 13 Jun
R4 468pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Jul - 22 Jul
R4 536pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Jun - 19 Jun
R4 659pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Zanzibar 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar from Johannesburg found for this year
25 Oct - 29 Oct
R4 019pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Jun - 13 Jun
R4 468pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Jul - 22 Jul
R4 536pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar

Late deals on return flights to Zanzibar from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
19 Jun - 26 Jun
R5 367pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Jun - 28 Jun
R5 858pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Jun - 16 Jul
R6 307pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Zanzibar from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar
12:10 - 11:50
Uganda Airlines
1 stop
22h 40m
JNB - ZNZ
Uganda Airlines
R3 011
Priceline
21:15 - 17:05
Kenya Airways
1 stop
18h 50m
JNB - ZNZ
Kenya Airways
R3 787
Travel2Be
11:30 - 16:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
27h 40m
JNB - ZNZ
Multiple Airlines
R4 169
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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Zanzibar

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar for under R4 087 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar for under R4 087. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R4 019, but on average you can expect to pay R4 931.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Zanzibar Kisauni have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Mango, Kenya Airways, 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.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar for under R4 087 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Zanzibar for under R5 449?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar within the next 7 days for less than R5 449.

How popular is this flight route?

The Johannesburg OR Tambo to Zanzibar Kisauni flight path was viewed by 15 275 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or Zanzibar?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Johannesburg is typically less than Zanzibar. We can gather that this will continue over the next 3 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Zanzibar?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 26 °C range in December. The weather in Zanzibar is generally the same as Johannesburg's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Zanzibar?

Departing from Johannesburg to Zanzibar will take you 7h 05m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Zanzibar return?

Flying on Ethiopian Air is currently your cheapest option to Zanzibar, with prices starting at R4 019. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Uganda Airlines and Kenya Airways, with the lowest prices starting at R5 286 and R5 354, respectively. Users have found that Ethiopian Air is 23% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Uganda Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R2 752. Check flights for Kenya Airways, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Zanzibar

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Zanzibar

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Zanzibar.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = TSh 169,47
Average temperature for June in Zanzibar
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Zanzibar
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Zanzibar

Top 8 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Zanzibar

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
RwandAir
R329 R346 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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Air Tanzania
R259 R347 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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Ethiopian Air
R257 R360 No cancel fee 72%
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Mango
R325 R420 No cancel 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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Kenya Airways
R358 R434 No cancel fee 82%
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South African
R265 R509 No cancel 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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Emirates
R341 R676 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R1 153 R1 619 No cancel fee 77%
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Zanzibar

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