Cheap flights from Dubai to Zanzibar

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The best prices from Dubai to Zanzibar are usually found in October or September, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Dubai (DXB) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

All the information you need to plan the best DXB to ZNZ flight in 2021: compare Dubai to Zanzibar flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zanzibar.
DXB - ZNZ
Price
AED 1,513 - AED 1,855
ZNZ
Temperature
22 - 26 °C
ZNZ
Precipitation
24 - 261 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

AED 1,513

From Dubai to Zanzibar

One-way from

AED 863

One-way flight from Dubai to Zanzibar

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Dubai to Zanzibar?

Travellers have found that booking a Saturday departure is the best way to save up to 6% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dubai to Zanzibar?

To save on the cost of your flight from Dubai to Zanzibar, book at least 35 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 7% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from AED 1,719 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as AED 1,741.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Dubai to Zanzibar?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Zanzibar. Flights to Zanzibar from Dubai in October are about AED 1,678 on average during October, but can be found for as low as AED 1,443.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dubai to Zanzibar (DXB - ZNZ)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Dubai to Zanzibar in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 7% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Dubai to Zanzibar in July, August 2021

The best prices found for DXB to ZNZ flights in July, August
21 Aug - 29 Aug
AED 1,296pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Oman Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
21 Aug - 29 Aug
AED 1,418pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Oman Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
21 Aug - 29 Aug
AED 1,458pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

Dubai to Zanzibar 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar from Dubai found for this year
21 Aug - 29 Aug
AED 1,296pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Oman Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
9 Nov - 23 Nov
AED 1,377pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
13 Nov - 17 Nov
AED 1,418pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Oman Air
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

Direct flights to Zanzibar from Dubai

Save time with Dubai to Zanzibar direct flight deals
7 Aug - 12 Aug
AED 1,564pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
flydubai
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
flydubai
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
6 Aug - 12 Aug
AED 1,708pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
flydubai
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
flydubai
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
17 Sep - 24 Sep
AED 1,715pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
flydubai
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
flydubai
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

Last-minute flights from Dubai to Zanzibar

Late deals on return flights to Zanzibar from Dubai, departing today and this week
6 Aug - 14 Aug
AED 1,528pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
8 Aug - 15 Aug
AED 1,561pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
7 Aug - 12 Aug
AED 1,564pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
flydubai
Direct
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
flydubai
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

One-way flights to Zanzibar from Dubai

The cheapest one-way flights from Dubai to Zanzibar
19:00 - 04:00
Qatar Airways
1 stop
10h 00m
DXB - ZNZ
Qatar Airways
AED 864
qatarairways.com
22:35 - 03:10
flydubai
Direct
5h 35m
DXB - ZNZ
flydubai
AED 992
FlyDubai
13:35 - 10:45
Ethiopian Air
2 stops
22h 10m
DXB - ZNZ
Ethiopian Air
AED 1,209
Expedia

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Flight FAQs

From Dubai to Zanzibar

What airports do I use to fly from Dubai to Zanzibar?

If you book a flight from Dubai to Zanzibar, you will be flying from Dubai Intl to Kisauni. Flights to Zanzibar Kisauni (ZNZ) from Dubai Intl (DXB) take 5h 35m for a nonstop flight. There are 3 flights from Dubai Intl to Zanzibar per day from 5 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Dubai Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

flydubai, Emirates, and Kenya Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Dubai to Zanzibar for under AED 1,469 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai to Zanzibar for under AED 1,469. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Oman Air for just AED 1,296, but on average you can expect to pay AED 1,517.

Are there direct flights from Dubai to Zanzibar for under AED 1,836 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Dubai to Zanzibar under AED 1,836. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai to Zanzibar is less than AED 1,847.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dubai to Zanzibar for under AED 1,836?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dubai to Zanzibar within the next 7 days for less than AED 1,836.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Dubai Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni have been viewed 571 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Dubai or Zanzibar?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Dubai is roughly less than Zanzibar. You can assume this to be the case over the next 0 days.

Is Dubai weather warmer or cooler than Zanzibar?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 41 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Zanzibar is typically colder than in Dubai. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Dubai to Zanzibar?

There are many flights that can get you from Dubai to Zanzibar in 5h 35m. Fly via flydubai, Oman Air, or Kenya Airways to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Dubai to Zanzibar return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Dubai to Zanzibar from AED 1,296 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Ethiopian Air, from AED 1,502, and Qatar Airways, from AED 1,509. Oman Air is 22% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Dubai to Zanzibar one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at AED 764. Kenya Airways flights start at AED 966 while deals on Ethiopian Air start at AED 973 one-way.

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Destination information for Zanzibar

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Dubai to Zanzibar.
Today's exchange rate
AED 1 = TSh 629.32
Flight duration
5h 35m
Average temperature for August in Zanzibar
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Zanzibar
30.0 mm

Airports servicing Dubai

Airports servicing Zanzibar

Top 5 airlines flying from Dubai to Zanzibar

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Dubai to Zanzibar choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Emirates
AED 33 AED 350 No cancel fee 75%
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Oman Air
AED 354 AED 413 No cancel fee 76%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Oman Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Ethiopian Air
AED 36 AED 416 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
AED 33 AED 423 No cancel fee 82%
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flydubai
AED 283 AED 475 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by flydubai. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Dubai to Zanzibar

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dubai towards Zanzibar.
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Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dubai to Zanzibar
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dubai to Zanzibar.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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