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Cheap flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar

NBO — ZNZ
Apr 23 — Apr 301
1 adult
Tue 23/4
Tue 30/4

Cheap flight deals from Nairobi to Zanzibar

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Nairobi (NB0) to Zanzibar (ZNZ). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

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May

Cheapest in

November

Average price

R7 227

Round-trip from

R8 553
High demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From Nairobi to Zanzibar Kisauni

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 9% on the overall cost on flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar.

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 53% 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 R7 074, or R7 627 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

November can be a great time to fly to Zanzibar from Nairobi with a flight ticket averaging about R7 233. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as R4 596. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Nairobi to Zanzibar in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 1% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

When is the best time to book a flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 89 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Nairobi to Zanzibar. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Nairobi to Zanzibar flight should consider departing on Thursday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Zanzibar by month

Plan your trip from Nairobi to Zanzibar by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar is currently R0 while a return flight costs R0. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, April is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar (average of R449). Flying from Nairobi to Zanzibar in July is currently the most expensive (average of R492). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

R9 248

February

R9 134

March

R8 924

April

R8 562

May

R8 810

June

R9 038

July

R9 382

August

R9 115

September

R8 905

October

R8 905

November

R8 810

December

R8 867

Temperature and rainfall in Zanzibar by month

Plan your trip to Zanzibar by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

ZNZ

Temperature

24 - 28 °C

Related info for your journey

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  • 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 12 inbound flights from Nairobi per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 3 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, Saturday.

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

    2 flight departures from Nairobi to Zanzibar per day on average.
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

  • 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: Royal Air Maroc (96%), KLM (70%), British Airways (67%).

  • What does NBO to ZNZ mean?

    This is defined as Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport (NBO) and Zanzibar Kisauni Airport (ZNZ). Codes like Zanzibar Kisauni Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. Ready for more IATA code knowledge? These are related airports for your current travel destination: Nairobi Wilson Airport (WIL), Nanyuki Airport (NYK), Amboseli Airport (ASV).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Nairobi to Zanzibar flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Nairobi to Zanzibar flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Nairobi to Zanzibar flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Nairobi to Zanzibar by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Nairobi to Zanzibar offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Nairobi to Zanzibar flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Nairobi to Zanzibar

Discover the top 3 airlines that operate flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625 374 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
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Air TanzaniaCheapestR5 782AverageR6 419FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Precision AirCheapestR5 965AverageR6 959FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time90%
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Kenya AirwaysCheapestR7 833AverageR8 212FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time82%
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Search flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar by cabin class

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Hourly flight availability from Nairobi to Zanzibar

Find hourly flight availability from Nairobi to Zanzibar. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
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52%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
24%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
22%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Nairobi to Zanzibar

Explore weekly flight availability from Nairobi to Zanzibar. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Sunday15daily flights
Monday13daily flights
Tuesday8daily flights
Wednesday14daily flights
Thursday13daily flights
Friday12daily flights
Saturday12daily flights

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