The cheapest times to fly from DFW to ZNZ are

  • January 15th to January 28th
  • March 19th to May 20th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the week of November 5th)

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 DFW to ZNZ is early September. Prices can be as high as $4640 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $1188 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Zanzibar City

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) will usually cost between $1326 to $2797 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1439. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2966. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1528 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1649 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to ZNZ flight.

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

DFW to ZNZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to ZNZ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Zanzibar City, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $225 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1625. Return trip prices are from the ZNZ to DFW 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 DFW to ZNZ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 20 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 DFW to ZNZ while comparing.

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

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from ZNZ
  • Usually 22.83% less expensive than ZNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DFW to DAR flights


Flight Hacking DFW 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 DFW to ZNZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (DFW > NBO > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1158
  • Average savings: $491 (29.78%)

See DFW to NBO flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DFW > JFK > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1298
  • Average savings: $351 (21.29%)

See DFW to JFK flights

Hack #3: Muscat (DFW > MCT > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1320
  • Average savings: $330 (19.98%)

See DFW to MCT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9081 miles or 14614 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to ZNZ flight is about 17 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Zanzibar?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from DFW to ZNZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

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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