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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 Wednesday

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

JNB - ZNZ
Price
R5 280 - R6 828
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

R5 280

From Johannesburg to Zanzibar

One-way from

R2 610

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 R6 327 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 R6 373 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 R4 127.

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 17% on flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar in January, February 2021

The best prices found for JNB to ZNZ flights in January, February
26 Jan - 30 Jan
R5 326pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jan - 6 Feb
R5 356pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Feb - 13 Feb
R5 371pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Zanzibar 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar from Johannesburg found for this year
13 Mar - 20 Mar
R5 250pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Jan - 30 Jan
R5 326pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jan - 6 Feb
R5 356pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Zanzibar from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Zanzibar direct flight deals
13 Mar - 20 Mar
R5 250pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Jan - 30 Jan
R5 326pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Jan - 6 Feb
R5 356pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Mango
Direct
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
26 Jan - 30 Jan
R5 326pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Mango
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Mango
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Jan - 27 Jan
R6 085pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Jan - 26 Jan
R6 145pp
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
3:00 - 7:35
Mango
Direct
3h 35m
JNB - ZNZ
Mango
R2 610
lastminute.com
2:00 - 6:35
South African
Direct
3h 35m
JNB - ZNZ
South African
R3 718
CheapFlights
8:10 - 16:10
Kenya Airways
1 stop
7h 00m
JNB - ZNZ
Kenya Airways
R4 188
Tripmonster

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to Zanzibar flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Zanzibar

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar for under R6 069 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar for under R6 069. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Mango for just R5 356, but on average you can expect to pay R5 887.

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 R6 069 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 18 direct flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar under R6 069. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Zanzibar is less than R7 010.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Zanzibar for under R6 069?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar within the next 7 days for less than R6 069.

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 greater than that of Zanzibar. We can gather that this will continue over the next 19 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 3h 35m. 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 Mango is currently your cheapest option to Zanzibar, with prices starting at R5 357. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Air, with the lowest prices starting at R5 782 and R5 903, respectively. Users have found that Mango is 8% 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 Mango, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R2 610. However, be on the lookout for offers from Kenya Airways and South African, as they are both options that can get you from Johannesburg to Zanzibar for a low price.

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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Johannesburg to Zanzibar
Today's exchange rate
R1 = TSh 152,17
Flight duration
3h 40m
Average temperature for January in Zanzibar
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Zanzibar
75.0 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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