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Nairobi Zanzibar
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Thu, 20 Jun NBO - ZNZ
Fri, 21 Jun ZNZ - NBO
£374 £366
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Nairobi Zanzibar
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Mon, 19 Aug NBO - ZNZ
£174 £169
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Flight route information

Distance: 378 miles
Nairobi airports
Wilson Arpt (WIL) How far from city centre: 3 miles
Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) How far from city centre: 10 miles
Zanzibar airports
Kisauni (ZNZ) How far from city centre: 14 miles

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar

How long does the flight take to go from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
The total flight time between Nairobi and Zanzibar is of around 01:40 hours on average, considering an average distance of 620 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 Nairobi to Zanzibar at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar is 169£. 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.
When is the best time to book a flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
The most popular months to book a trip from Nairobi to Zanzibar are October, November and January, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
The best time of the year to go to Zanzibar when flying from Nairobi depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Zanzibar from Nairobi in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, September and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Nairobi - Zanzibar.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
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 Nairobi. 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!
Which airports have flights between Nairobi and Zanzibar?
The main airport route flying between Nairobi and Zanzibar is: Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) to Kisauni (ZNZ). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Kenya Airways.
  • Precision Air.
  • Air France.
  • Alternatively, you can find Nairobi - Zanzibar flights between Wilson Arpt (WIL) to Kisauni (ZNZ) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Safarilink.
  • Hahn Air Systems.
Which are the airlines with flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Nairobi to Zanzibar are:
  • Precision Air.
  • Kenya Airways.
  • Safarilink.
Flight Duration 1 h and 40 m Flights between Nairobi and Zanzibar take, on average, 1 h and 40 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £169 Cheapest price for a flight between Nairobi and Zanzibar found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal The airport Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal is the departure airport operating flights between Nairobi and Zanzibar
Arriving Airport Kisauni Flights departing Nairobi with Zanzibar as destination arrive at Kisauni

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