The cheapest times to fly from SLC to ZNZ are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 26th to May 6th (except the week of March 5th)
  • August 27th to October 14th
  • October 29th 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 SLC to ZNZ is early December. Prices can be as high as $7932 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $1418 for Monday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Zanzibar City

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) will usually cost between $1552 to $6868 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 $1679. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $6192. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4513 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2139 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to ZNZ flight.

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

SLC to ZNZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to ZNZ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZNZ, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into SLC. 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 $1161 (30%) 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 $1981. Return trip prices are from the ZNZ to SLC 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 SLC to ZNZ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 0 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 SLC to ZNZ while comparing.

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

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from ZNZ
  • Usually 14.89% less expensive than ZNZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to DAR flights


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (SLC > JFK > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1297
  • Average savings: $842 (39.36%)

See SLC to JFK flights

Hack #2: Nairobi (SLC > NBO > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1340
  • Average savings: $799 (37.35%)

See SLC to NBO flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (SLC > IAD > ZNZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1380
  • Average savings: $759 (35.48%)

See SLC to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, 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 Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9459 miles or 15223 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to ZNZ flight is about 18 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Zanzibar?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from SLC to ZNZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

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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