Cheap flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar

from as little as £354

5 nights in Zanzibar, departing Nairobi on 31 / May / 2024 with Kenya Airways (price found 23 hours ago)

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31 / May / 2024 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the Nairobi/Zanzibar route. There are around 36 flights on any given week from the UK to Zanzibar and the cheapest month to fly right now is May.

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Min / Max Temperature (°C)

22 °C


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32 °C

Rainfall (mm)

20 mm


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320 mm

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How to get cheap flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar

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You’ve searched for flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar. 36 flights go to or via Zanzibar every week, and we've searched them all to make it easy for you to compare your flight options. On average, Kenya Airways has the cheapest flights, so look out for them in your search results.

We scan thousands of airfares from hundreds of airlines across the globe. We've found that five airlines operate the 602 km flight from Nairobi 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 flight deal.

If you're fairly flexible about when you want to fly to Zanzibar, searching by month will show you the cheapest times to go. It’s also worth looking out for flights operated by Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines & Qatar Airways, as they're the most popular airlines for this journey.

Flights from Nairobi to Zanzibar normally take 10 hrs 30 mins. Make sure you check what refreshments or meals are included, so you can plan your journey. Before you book, why not check out our holiday package and car hire options? We have some hotels close to the airport – handy if you're arriving late at night, or flying back very early.

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