The cheapest times to fly from AUS to ZNZ are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • March 26th to May 20th
  • August 20th to September 16th
  • October 29th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from AUS to ZNZ is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $6130 for Saturday flights during early March, or as low as $1413 for Monday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to Zanzibar City

Flying from Austin, TX (AUS) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) will usually cost between $1450 to $5080 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $1469. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $4862. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3393 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2016 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUS to ZNZ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the AUS to ZNZ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

AUS to ZNZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUS to ZNZ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Austin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Zanzibar City, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Austin. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $366 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2088. Return trip prices are from the ZNZ to AUS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AUS to ZNZ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 31 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from AUS to ZNZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) in Dar Es Salaam

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from ZNZ
  • Usually 30.29% less expensive than ZNZ
  • 2-layover flights available

See AUS to DAR flights


Flight Hacking AUS to ZNZ

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AUS to ZNZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (AUS > JFK > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1261
  • Average savings: $755 (37.46%)

See AUS to JFK flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (AUS > IAD > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1344
  • Average savings: $672 (33.34%)

See AUS to IAD flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (AUS > BOS > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1380
  • Average savings: $636 (31.53%)

See AUS to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AUS to ZNZ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport to Austin – Bergstrom International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9187 miles or 14785 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AUS to ZNZ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUS to ZNZ flight is about 17 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Austin, TX and Zanzibar?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from AUS to ZNZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AUS
Origination airport name Austin – Bergstrom International Airport
City Austin, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -97.7

Return Airport

Destination code ZNZ
Destination airport name Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
City Zanzibar
Country Tanzania
Latitude -6.2
Longitude 39.2


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