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How to find the cheapest flight from
Nairobi (NBO) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

All the information you need to plan the best NBO to ZNZ flight in 2022: compare Nairobi to Zanzibar flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zanzibar.
NBO - ZNZ
Price
R280 - R367
ZNZ
Temperature
24 - 28 °C
ZNZ
Rainfall
20 - 320 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 5% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Average price

R5 811

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

R4 470

From Nairobi to Zanzibar Kisauni

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Nairobi to Zanzibar (NBO - ZNZ)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar as you normally would.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 7% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R5 715, or R5 779 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Zanzibar from Nairobi with a flight ticket averaging about R5 540. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as R3 448. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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Flight FAQs

From Nairobi to Zanzibar

What airport do you fly into for flights to Zanzibar from Nairobi?

Zanzibar Kisauni (ZNZ) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kisauni from Nairobi; the airport handles an average of 10 inbound flights from Nairobi per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 2 airlines have flights to the Zanzibar airport from Nairobi. It is only a 7,1 km journey from Kisauni (ZNZ) to Zanzibar’s city centre.

What days are direct flights available from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Monday.

How many flights depart from Nairobi to Zanzibar on average per day?

2 flight departures from Nairobi to Zanzibar per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

What are the most reliable airlines from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Nairobi to Zanzibar on time: Air France (50%), Delta (50%), KLM (25%).

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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zanzibar, Tanzania

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zanzibar from Nairobi?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Nairobi to Zanzibar Kisauni

Most visitors from Nairobi need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zanzibar Kisauni.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nairobi must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Zanzibar Kisauni.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to quarantine after entering Zanzibar Kisauni.

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.

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


Do I need a test to fly back to Nairobi from Zanzibar?

Returning to Nairobi from Zanzibar Kisauni

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zanzibar Kisauni must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Nairobi.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zanzibar Kisauni are not required to quarantine after entering Nairobi.

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Destination information for Zanzibar

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Nairobi to Zanzibar.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = TSh 145,59
Average temperature for June in Zanzibar
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Zanzibar
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Nairobi

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl (NBO)
Nairobi Wilson (WIL)

Airports servicing Zanzibar

Hourly flight availability from Nairobi to Zanzibar

See what time of day planes typically take off from Nairobi towards Zanzibar.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 42% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 33% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 24% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Nairobi to Zanzibar
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Nairobi to Zanzibar.
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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