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Sun, 28 Jul LGW - DAR
Wed, 31 Jul DAR - LGW
£1128 £1052
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Sat, 07 Sep LHR - DAR
£342 £331
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Mon, 22 Jul LHR - DAR
Fri, 26 Jul DAR - LHR
£872 £813
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Thu, 18 Jul LHR - DAR
Mon, 22 Jul DAR - LHR
£988 £975
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Thu, 01 Aug LGW - DAR
Fri, 02 Aug DAR - LGW
£1168 £1149
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Tue, 06 Aug LGW - DAR
Sun, 11 Aug DAR - LGW
£1153 £1140
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
93% Trains in Dar es Salaam are 93% cheaper than in London.
London £2.8
Dar es Salaam £0.19
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
91% A meal in Dar es Salaam is 91% cheaper than a meal in London.
London £20
Dar es Salaam £1.76
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 3372.74 TZS
1 TZS = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 10 July 2024
Distance: 4656 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 miles
Luton International (LTN) How far from city centre: 27 miles
London City (LCY) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Southend (SEN) How far from city centre: 35 miles
Dar es Salaam airports
Dar Es Salaam Intl (DAR) How far from city centre: 7 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Dar es Salaam

How long is the flight from London to Dar es Salaam?

There are no direct flights from London to Dar es Salaam. All trips will involve at least one stopover, so total journey time can range from 12 to 19 hours.

What are the most common stopovers?

There is a wide range of stopover options on a flight between London and Dar es Salaam, with most tickets connecting in the Middle East. Common stopover cities are Istanbul, Cairo, Dubai, Nairobi, or Addis Ababa.

What documentation do I need to fly to Dar es Salaam from London?

All British passport holders need a visa to enter Tanzania. You can get a single-trip visitor visa at the airport on arrival, or apply for an eVisa online. This also applies to many other nationalities, including EU countries.

Is there a time change from London to Dar es Salaam?

Tanzania is in the East Africa Time zone, three hours ahead of UK time.

Which airlines fly from London to Dar es Salaam

As all flights to Dar es Salaam will involve a stopover, this allows for a wide choice of airlines. Some of your options include:

How to find cheap flights from London to Dar es Salaam

The most effective way of finding discount airfares from London to Dar es Salaam, and domestic or regional flights to elsewhere in East Africa, is to use Opodo’s powerful search engine. Opodo makes it straightforward to filter the search results by airline, departure airport, or ticket prices to allow you to create your perfect combination. A huge range of options are displayed in seconds. Don't forget to look out for special last-minute options for your chosen flight path.

When are the best times to fly from London to Dar es Salaam?

Airports in London

For international flights between the UK and Tanzania, departures happen from two of London's major airports, London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW).

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is 15 miles west of central London. It's the UK's busiest and biggest airport, with both international and domestic flights departing from four passenger terminals.

How to get to Heathrow airport:

Services: large range of shopping, bar and eating options in each terminal. Free Wi-Fi, foreign currency exchange, phone and laptop charging, showers, and children's play area.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is in Crawley, West Sussex. It is 30 miles south of the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

Services: a choice of restaurants, bars, and shops, 90 minutes free Wi-Fi, children's play area, showers, foreign currency exchange, and airport lounges.

Airports in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam has one main airport, Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR), serving international, regional, and domestic flights.

Useful information about Julius Nyerere International Airport

Julius Nyerere International Airport is 8 miles south-west of Dar es Salaam's city centre.

How to get into the city from the airport:

Services: souvenir shops, cafes, fast food options, duty free, Wi-Fi, prayer hall, air-conditioned lounge.

What to do and visit in Dar es Salaam

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Dar es Salaam

How long does the flight take to go from London to Dar es Salaam?
The total flight time between London and Dar es Salaam is of around 15:20 hours on average, considering an average distance of 11,030 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to Dar es Salaam at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Dar es Salaam is 331£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Dar es Salaam expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Dar es Salaam costs an average of 1.18 GBP, 70% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 93% less in Dar es Salaam: 0.19 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.76 GBP in Dar es Salaam, 91% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 46% cheaper in Dar es Salaam, with an average of 1.95 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.62 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Dar es Salaam?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Dar es Salaam are July, December and June, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to Dar es Salaam?
The best time of the year to go to Dar es Salaam when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Dar es Salaam from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, November and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - Dar es Salaam.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Dar es Salaam?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Tanzania may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Dar es Salaam compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Dar es Salaam's temperatures can go up to 34.04 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 18.59 ºC in Dar es Salaam, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Dar es Salaam have an average of 0.9 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Dar es Salaam are:
Emirates, stopping in Dubai for 90 minutes minimum.
  • Lufthansa, with 150 minutes scale in Addis Ababa.
  • Lufthansa, with 65 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
Flight Duration 15 h and 20 m Flights between London and Dar es Salaam take, on average, 15 h and 20 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £331 Cheapest price for a flight between London and Dar es Salaam found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season July According to search data from our customers, July is the busiest time to fly from London to Dar es Salaam
Best time to book July According to real data July is the most popular time to book a flight to Dar es Salaam when departing from London

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