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The cheapest times to fly from DAR to BMI are

  • January 15th to April 29th (except the week of March 19th)
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • October 15th to November 25th

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 DAR to BMI is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $3215 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1137 for Saturday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Bloomington

Flying from Dar Es Salaam (DAR) to Bloomington/Normal, IL (BMI) will usually cost between $1439 to $2887 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $2207. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2906. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $699 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2431 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAR to BMI flight.

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

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DAR to BMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DAR to BMI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Dar es Salaam. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BMI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DAR. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $624 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1900. Return trip prices are from the BMI to DAR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DAR to BMI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 16 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 DAR to BMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 55.61% less expensive than BMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DAR to MDW flights

Destination alternative #2: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 54.75% less expensive than BMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DAR to ORD flights

Destination alternative #3: Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) in Springfield, IL

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 39.78% less expensive than BMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DAR to SPI flights

Destination alternative #4: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 49.98% less expensive than BMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DAR to IND flights

Destination alternative #5: General Downing – Peoria International Airport (PIA) in Peoria, IL

  • 43 miles (69 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 35.99% less expensive than BMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DAR to PIA flights

Destination alternative #6: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 36.40% less expensive than BMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DAR to STL flights

 

Flight Hacking DAR to BMI

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 DAR to BMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (DAR > ORD > BMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1319
  • Average savings: $1112 (45.74%)

See DAR to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DAR > JFK > BMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1325
  • Average savings: $1107 (45.52%)

See DAR to ORD flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DAR > LGA > BMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1352
  • Average savings: $1079 (44.39%)

See DAR to LGA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DAR to BMI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Delta, Ethiopian, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Central Illinois Regional Airport to Julius Nyerere International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8493 miles or 13668 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DAR to BMI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAR to BMI flight is about 16 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Dar Es Salaam and Bloomington/Normal, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from DAR to BMI.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DAR
Origination airport name Julius Nyerere International Airport
City Dar Es Salaam
Country Tanzania
Latitude -6.9
Longitude 39.2

Return Airport

Destination code BMI
Destination airport name Central Illinois Regional Airport
City Bloomington/Normal, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -88.9

 

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