The cheapest times to fly from MCT to ZNZ are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 20th to October 14th
  • October 29th to December 16th (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 MCT to ZNZ is early to mid December. Prices can be as high as $641 for Tuesday flights during late December, or as low as $299 for Monday flights around early to mid December.


When to Fly to Zanzibar City

Flying from Muscat (MCT) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) will usually cost between $299 to $504 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid December with an average ticket price of $299. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $554. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $255 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $337 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCT to ZNZ flight.

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

MCT to ZNZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCT to ZNZ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Muscat. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Zanzibar City, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Muscat. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $33 (6%) 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 $361. Return trip prices are from the ZNZ to MCT 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 MCT 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.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MCT 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, Etihad, Finnair, flydubai, Gulf Air, Kenya Airways, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2429 miles or 3909 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Muscat and Zanzibar?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from MCT to ZNZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MCT
Origination airport name Muscat International Airport
City Muscat
Country Oman
Latitude 23.6
Longitude 58.3

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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