The cheapest times to fly from ZNZ to LAX are

  • February 5th to May 13th (except the week of February 12th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the week of October 15th)

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 LAX is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $2511 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1260 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1298 to $1909 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1317. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2289. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $972 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1449 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZNZ to LAX flight.

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

ZNZ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZNZ to LAX 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 $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ZNZ. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Zanzibar City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $173 (10%) 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 $1410. Return trip prices are from the LAX to ZNZ 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 ZNZ to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ZNZ to LAX

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 LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Milan (ZNZ > MXP > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1172
  • Average savings: $277 (19.12%)

See ZNZ to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (ZNZ > IST > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1182
  • Average savings: $267 (18.43%)

See ZNZ to MXP flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1219
  • Average savings: $230 (15.87%)

See ZNZ to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10045 miles or 16166 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZNZ to LAX flight is about 19 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Zanzibar and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from ZNZ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ZNZ
Origination airport name Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
City Zanzibar
Country Tanzania
Latitude -6.2
Longitude 39.2

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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