Cheap flights from Dubai to Zanzibar

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The best prices from Dubai Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni 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 to Zanzibar

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 412 - AED 505

ZNZ

Temperature

24 - 28 °C

ZNZ

Precipitation

20 - 320 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 Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni

One-way from

AED 940

One-way flight from Dubai Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Dubai to Zanzibar?

Users have found that leaving on a Saturday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 6% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Dubai to Zanzibar from AED 1,719 1-2 weeks out and tickets from AED 1,741 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Zanzibar from Dubai. Users have commonly found prices around AED 1,678 for the month, but tickets can be as low as AED 1,443. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Dubai to Zanzibar in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 7% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Dubai to Zanzibar in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DXB to ZNZ flights in October, November
20 Nov - 27 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

20h 10m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

21h 05m
AED 1,410

Oman Air

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Deal found 19/10/21

4 Nov - 9 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

20h 15m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

21h 05m
AED 1,447

Oman Air

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Deal found 19/10/21

4 Nov - 9 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

20h 15m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

21h 05m
AED 1,458

Oman Air

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Deal found 20/10/21

Dubai to Zanzibar 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar from Dubai found for this year
20 Dec - 26 Dec
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

26h 50m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

8h 30m
AED 1,410

Oman Air

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Deal found 20/10/21

27 Dec - 9 Jan
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

26h 50m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

8h 30m
AED 1,418

Oman Air

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Deal found 20/10/21

4 Nov - 9 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

20h 15m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

21h 05m
AED 1,447

Oman Air

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Deal found 19/10/21

Direct flights to Zanzibar from Dubai

Save time with Dubai to Zanzibar direct flight deals
16 Nov - 22 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

Nonstop

5h 40m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

Nonstop

5h 35m
AED 1,737

flydubai

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Deal found 19/10/21

16 Nov - 23 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

Nonstop

5h 40m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

Nonstop

5h 35m
AED 1,759

flydubai

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Deal found 19/10/21

8 Nov - 16 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

Nonstop

5h 40m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

Nonstop

5h 35m
AED 1,781

flydubai

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Deal found 19/10/21

Last-minute flights from Dubai to Zanzibar

Late deals on return flights to Zanzibar from Dubai, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 5 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

2 stops

10h 05m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

2 stops

11h 45m
AED 1,506

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 20/10/21

29 Oct - 5 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

10h 05m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

11h 45m
AED 1,664

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 20/10/21

29 Oct - 1 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

11h 10m
ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

DXB

Dubai Intl

1 stop

12h 10m
AED 1,678

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

One-way flights to Zanzibar Kisauni from Dubai

The cheapest one-way flights from Dubai to Zanzibar
20 Jan
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

9h 35m
AED 823

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 19/10/21

10 Jan
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

10h 10m
AED 845

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 19/10/21

18 Nov
DXB

Dubai Intl

ZNZ

Zanzibar Kisauni

1 stop

9h 10m
AED 848

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 19/10/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Dubai to Zanzibar flights.

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 40m for a nonstop flight. There are 2 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 1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai to Zanzibar for under AED 1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Oman Air for just AED 1,410, but on average you can expect to pay AED 1,509.

Are there direct flights from Dubai to Zanzibar for under AED 1,800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Dubai to Zanzibar under AED 1,800. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai to Zanzibar is less than AED 1,844.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dubai to Zanzibar for under AED 1,600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dubai to Zanzibar within the next 7 days for less than AED 1,600.

How popular is this Dubai to Zanzibar flight route?

Within the past month, 571 users have taken a look at flights from Dubai Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Dubai to Zanzibar from AED 1,410 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Ethiopian Air, from AED 1,484, and Qatar Airways, from AED 1,561. These flights start at 15% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as AED 823 on Qatar Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Ethiopian Air from AED 856 and Oman Air from AED 900 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Dubai to Zanzibar?

The most popular airlines flying from Dubai to Zanzibar are Emirates, Ethiopian Air and flydubai. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Dubai to Zanzibar?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for AED 79. While the most popular route (Dubai Intl - Zanzibar Kisauni) can be booked for AED 1,410 on average our data indicates AED 1,982 when flying from Dubai to Zanzibar

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Flights to Zanzibar from Dubai

Can I fly to Zanzibar Kisauni from Dubai Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Dubai Intl to Zanzibar Kisauni

Most visitors from Dubai Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zanzibar Kisauni.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dubai Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Zanzibar Kisauni.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dubai Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Zanzibar Kisauni.

Documents
Health Surveillance Form - Travelers are required to complete an online Health Surveillance Form a maximum of 24 hours before arrival in Tanzania. Travelers will then receive a Unique Health Code (UHC), which they will present to health officials upon arrival.


Can I fly back to Dubai Intl from Zanzibar Kisauni?

Returning to Dubai Intl from Zanzibar Kisauni

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zanzibar Kisauni must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Dubai Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zanzibar Kisauni are not required to quarantine after entering Dubai Intl.

Alternative routes for Dubai to Zanzibar

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Dubai to Dar Es Salaamfrom AED 126 pp

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestAED 121
AverageAED 1,554
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestAED 121
AverageAED 1,286
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestAED 132
AverageAED 1,526
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
flydubai
CheapestAED 1,040
AverageAED 1,746
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Oman Air
CheapestAED 1,301
AverageAED 1,517
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Dubai to Zanzibar

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Weekly flight availability from Dubai to Zanzibar

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dubai to Zanzibar
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Monday2daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
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Saturday2daily flights