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Cheap round-trip flights to Zanzibar

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Why Should you Book a Flight to Zanzibar?

Zanzibar’s beautiful coastline and vibrant culture have been attracting adventurous visitors for decades. Snorkel in the archipelago’s clear waters, soak up the sun on the pristine beaches or get a hit of the islands’ unique culture with a trip to Stone Town.

When is the Best Time to Book Flights to Zanzibar?

The best time to book flights to Zanzibar is June to October. The driest and coolest months on the island, they’re perfect for sightseeing, sun worshipping and exploring.

January and February are also good months to book flights to Zanzibar. Although a little hotter and wetter, they still offer great conditions for a holiday.

March, April, May, November and December see regular downpours and high temperatures. However, if you don’t mind a bit of rain, you may well find cheaper flights to Zanzibar at these times of year.

How do you Find the Best Flight Deals to Zanzibar?

If you can be flexible about when you fly and where you fly from, finding cheap flights to Zanzibar should be easy.

Use the ‘Nearby airports’ link on the Expedia results page to see if there are any convenient alternative departure points in your local area. You can then search for the best-priced flights from these.

To find the cheapest day to fly to Zanzibar click the ‘Show flexible dates’ link on the results page. This will reveal prices for alternative days and make it easy to track down a great deal.

What are the Main UK Departures to Zanzibar?

What are the Main Airports in Zanzibar?

The main airport serving the Zanzibar archipelago is Abeid Amani Karume International. Located on Unguja Island, close to Zanzibar City, the airport offers a choice of direct services to a selection of European destinations as well as cities across Africa and the Middle East. Seasonal services increase the number of flights available during peak periods.

Shuttles and taxis connect the airport with hotels and resorts on the island.

Which Airlines Fly to Zanzibar?

Airlines offering services between UK airports and Zanzibar include:

How do you Get to and Around Zanzibar?

The cheapest way to get around Zanzibar is by bus. Known locally as dala-dalas, these rickety vehicles depart Stone Town for destinations across the island.

If you want to travel in a little more comfort, you can catch a shared taxi or even hire a private vehicle for your journey.

What are the Must-sees in Zanzibar?

Although you may well have come to Zanzibar to enjoy the islands’ sun soaked beaches, no trip to the archipelago would be complete without a visit to Stone Town. The oldest part of Zanzibar City, Stone Town was once the capital of the Zanzibar Sultanate and the centre of the spice trade. Today, this colourful maze of winding streets is a Unesco World Heritage site.

What are Tips and Tricks for Travelling to Zanzibar?

British passport holders need to apply for a tourist visa before travelling to Tanzania.


Reviews from verified customers

Sep 12, 2019

Only flight company out of 6 flights we were happy with

Jul 21, 2018

Was a short and nice flight!

May 15, 2018

For a 7 hour flight, business class passengers should get better seating. Or lower fares. The seat did not recline and service only picked up after taking off from zanzibar.

Mar 26, 2018

I was business class so everything should be good and it was

Jan 31, 2018

Good service