The cheapest times to fly from MCO to ZNZ are

  • January 8th to February 4th (except the week of January 15th)
  • February 26th to May 13th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 13th to October 21st
  • November 12th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 MCO to ZNZ is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $5135 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1226 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Zanzibar City

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) will usually cost between $1356 to $2440 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $1377. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3786. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2409 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1753 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to ZNZ flight.

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

MCO to ZNZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to ZNZ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Saturdays 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 $215 (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 $1685. Return trip prices are from the ZNZ to MCO 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 MCO 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 15 hour 52 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 MCO to ZNZ while comparing.

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

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from ZNZ
  • Usually 23.71% less expensive than ZNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to DAR flights


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

Hack #1: Washington, DC (MCO > IAD > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1236
  • Average savings: $517 (29.47%)

See MCO to IAD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1249
  • Average savings: $504 (28.76%)

See MCO to JFK flights

Hack #3: Nairobi (MCO > NBO > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1262
  • Average savings: $491 (27.99%)

See MCO to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8270 miles or 13309 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to ZNZ flight is about 15 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Zanzibar?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from MCO to ZNZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MCO
Origination airport name Orlando International Airport
City Orlando, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.4
Longitude -81.3

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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