The cheapest times to fly from SEA to DAR are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 SEA to DAR is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $5219 for Saturday flights during mid May, or as low as $977 for Thursday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Dar es Salaam

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Dar Es Salaam (DAR) will usually cost between $1025 to $3000 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1046. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $3663. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2617 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1421 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to DAR flight.

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

SEA to DAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to DAR flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DAR, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into SEA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dar es Salaam, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Seattle. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $436 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1498. Return trip prices are from the DAR to SEA 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 SEA to DAR 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 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SEA to DAR

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 SEA to DAR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1027
  • Average savings: $394 (27.74%)

See SEA to ORD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1074
  • Average savings: $347 (24.39%)

See SEA to JFK flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (SEA > LAX > DAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1121
  • Average savings: $300 (21.12%)

See SEA to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Julius Nyerere International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9427 miles or 15171 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to DAR flight is about 17 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Dar Es Salaam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from SEA to DAR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SEA
Origination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

Return Airport

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


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