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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.
NB0 - ZNZ
Price
R284 - R357
ZNZ
Temperature
24 - 28 °C
ZNZ
Precipitation
20 - 320 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

R5 171

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

R4 358

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Zanzibar from Nairobi average R5 039. You can even find prices in May for less than R5 039, as users have found deals to Zanzibar from as low as R3 943. The month of August appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Zanzibar from Nairobi. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 8%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 4% by booking at least 32 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Nairobi to Zanzibar within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R5 248.

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

When flying from Nairobi to Zanzibar, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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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 9 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 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 (94%), Delta (94%), KLM (83%).

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COVID Restrictions

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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 96 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.


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 149,84
Average temperature for January in Zanzibar
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Zanzibar
75.0 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 47% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 34% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 18% 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
9 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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