The cheapest times to fly from ZNZ to DCA are
- January 15th to April 1st (except the week of March 12th)
- April 16th to June 3rd
- November 5th 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 ZNZ to DCA is early November. Prices can be as high as $2506 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1319 for Monday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Washington
Flying from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Washington, DC (DCA) will usually cost between $1338 to $1854 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1345. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2153. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $808 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1427 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZNZ to DCA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ZNZ to DCA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ZNZ to DCA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Zanzibar City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DCA, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ZNZ. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Washington, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Zanzibar City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1456 (35%) 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 $1427. Return trip prices are from the DCA to ZNZ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ZNZ to DCA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 11 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 ZNZ to DCA while comparing.
- 24 miles (39 km) away from DCA
- Usually 6.69% less expensive than DCA
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking ZNZ to DCA
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 ZNZ to DCA — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1170
- Average savings: $258 (18.04%)
- Price for both tickets: $1213
- Average savings: $214 (15%)
- Price for both tickets: $1302
- Average savings: $125 (8.76%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ZNZ to DCA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Abeid Amani Karume International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7892 miles or 12701 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ZNZ to DCA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZNZ to DCA flight is about 15 hour 11 minutes.
How many flights go between Zanzibar and Washington, DC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from ZNZ to DCA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Abeid Amani Karume International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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