Buy Tickets for Flights between Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar

Our flight services are based on Auric Air charter flights between Zanzibar and Dar Es Salaam. The trip is very short, just 20min, but very convenient when trying to catch your connecting flight from Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam, as there are times when the ferry from Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam gets full.

Ticket Prices per Trip (to December 2022)

Category Foreigner Resident
Adult $90 $60
Child (3-10) $50 $40
Baby Free Free
Baggage Limit 20kg 20kg
Excess Baggage $2.50 per kg $2.50 per kg
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Schedule between Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar (to December 2022)

From Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar

Dar Es Salaam-Zanzibar flights depart from the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA).

DPT ETA Frequency Terminal
07:00 07:20 Daily Terminal 1
07:30 07:50 Daily Terminal 1
07:45 08:05 Daily Terminal 1
10:45 11:05 Daily Terminal 1
11:30 11:50 Daily Terminal 1
13:45 14:05 Daily Terminal 1
17:10 17:30 Daily Terminal 1

From Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam

Zanzibar-Dar Es Salaam flights depart from the Abeid Amaan Karume International Airport (AAKIA).

DPT ETA Frequency Gate
08:00 08:20 Daily Gate 7
10:00 10:20 Daily Gate 7
13:00 13:05 Daily Gate 7
13:50 14:10 Daily Gate 7
16:00 16:20 Daily Gate 7
17:45 18:05 Daily Gate 7
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JNIA Terminal 3

Airport Shuttle Services

We offer shuttle services from and to the airport, from just about any point in Dar Es Salaam or Zanzibar. The cost depends on the distance between the 2 points, as well as the number of people traveling. All our shuttles are private, so we cannot board you with a different person/group in the same vehicle.

Trying to Catch the Last Ferry to Zanzibar?

Attempting to catch the last ferry from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar, which leaves at 16:00, could sometimes be costly. The distance between the airport and the ferry terminal is only 12km. It takes about 30-45min to get across. However, the traffic in Dar Es Salaam can be unpredictable. Therefore, we advise all arrivals after 14:30 to take our last flight from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar at 17:10 if they're to make it across on the same day. Otherwise, they'd need to spend the night in Dar Es Salaam in order to ferry to Zanzibar the next day.

Getting between the International and Domestic Terminals

Both terminals are within the same premises, though entered through different gates. The gates are about 1km apart.

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