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Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Zanzibar

from as little as £707

4 nights in Zanzibar, departing Edinburgh on 14 / May / 2021 with Qatar Airways (price found 73 hours ago)

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14 / May / 2021 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the Edinburgh/Zanzibar route. There are around 16 flights on any given week from the UK to Zanzibar and the cheapest month to fly right now is May.

Min / Max Temperature (°C)

22 °C


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Rainfall (mm)

20 mm


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320 mm

Key facts about Zanzibar

How to get cheap flights from Edinburgh to Zanzibar

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We've compared all 16 flights that go to or via Zanzibar every week, to find the best deal for you. Qatar Airways usually has the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Zanzibar, so keep an eye out for them in your search results. If they’re not the cheapest option, try searching by month to compare costs throughout the week.

We scan thousands of airfares from hundreds of airlines across the globe. We've found that three airlines operate the 7939 km flight from Edinburgh to Zanzibar. Flights during peak season tend to be the most expensive – so if you want to go during that time, it's best to book early. Or you could try to get a last-minute deal.

To sort cheap flights to Zanzibar, it's best to start searching for flights by month, as this will show you when prices are at their lowest. Keep an eye on Ethiopian Airlines too, as they're the most popular airline for flying from Edinburgh to Zanzibar.

It takes about 17 hrs 30 mins to fly from Edinburgh to Zanzibar. Once you’ve chosen your flight, go through and fill out your details to complete your booking. If you haven’t yet sorted your accommodation or car hire, take a look at our competitive rates – then you can book your flights and accommodation in one go.

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