Getting to Zanzibar:

The main international routes to Zanzibar are either direct or via Dar es Salaam and Nairobi (Kenya). Many airlines operate both regular and charter flights to Zanzibar. Schedules vary from season to season and some flights are only once or twice a week. At present Ethiopian Airlines, KLM (together with Kenya Airways), JetAir, Condor and Lufthansa offer international scheduled flights direct to Zanzibar. Several large carriers fly into Dar es Salaam, which is only a short trip by air or sea from Zanzibar. Amongst them are Emirates Airlines and Swissair.

As concerns flights between Tanzanian's main cities/Nairobi and Zanzibar, Coastal Aviation, ZanAir, Precision Air offer a range of scheduled flights to and from the island.

By sea from Dar to Zanzibar is possible via Kilimanjaro and others. All boats have their ticket offices at the seaport, prices and speed of service vary around US$50 and 2 hours.


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