The cheapest times to fly from DXB to ZNZ are

  • February 26th to March 25th
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • July 30th to December 16th (except the week of August 6th)

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 DXB to ZNZ is early December. Prices can be as high as $571 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $391 for Sunday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Zanzibar City

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) will usually cost between $391 to $503 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $393. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $507. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $114 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $442 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to ZNZ flight.

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

DXB to ZNZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to ZNZ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZNZ, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into DXB. 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 $9 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $440. Return trip prices are from the ZNZ to DXB 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 DXB to ZNZ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 21 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from DXB to ZNZ while comparing.

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

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from ZNZ
  • Usually 16.18% less expensive than ZNZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See DXB to DAR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, flydubai, Gulf Air, Kenya Airways, MEA, Oman Air, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2430 miles or 3911 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to ZNZ flight is about 5 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Zanzibar?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from DXB to ZNZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DXB
Origination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4

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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