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Nairobi (NBO) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

All the information you need to plan the best NBO to ZNZ flight in 2021: compare Nairobi to Zanzibar flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zanzibar.
NB0 - ZNZ
Price
R3 989 - R5 014
ZNZ
Temperature
22 - 26 °C
ZNZ
Rainfall
24 - 261 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

R3 989

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

R3 989

From Nairobi 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 Nairobi to Zanzibar?

Users have found that flying from Nairobi to Zanzibar on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Nairobi 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 Nairobi to Zanzibar for as little as R5 857 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 899 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Zanzibar from Nairobi with a flight ticket averaging about R5 422. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as R3 820. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Nairobi to Zanzibar (NB0 - ZNZ)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Nairobi to Zanzibar in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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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 0 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.

Is Nairobi weather warmer or cooler than Zanzibar?

With an average temperature of 28 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Zanzibar are colder than in Nairobi.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Nairobi to Zanzibar.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = TSh 165,11
Average temperature for May in Zanzibar
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Zanzibar
261.0 mm

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Airports servicing Zanzibar

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