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Summary info about Tanzania flight prices, duration and airlines

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Fastest flight time

14h 45m

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The best one-way flight price to Tanzania from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £306 (London Gatwick to Dar Es Salaam).
The best round-trip flight price to Tanzania from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £436 (London Heathrow to Zanzibar Kisauni).
The fastest flight to Tanzania from United Kingdom takes 14h 45m (London Heathrow to Zanzibar Kisauni).
There are 7 airlines operating flights to Tanzania, including British Airways, Lufthansa and SWISS.

Tanzania flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Tanzania flight to craft the best travel plan

What are the most popular cities to visit in Tanzania?

Tanzania is full of interesting cities to visit if you’re interested in touring the country. The majority of our users (48%) visit Zanzibar more than other cities in the country, but other popular cities in Tanzania include Dar Es Salaam and Arusha.

How long is the flight from United Kingdom to Tanzania?

Flight times vary depending on what airport in United Kingdom you fly out of and what airport in Tanzania you fly into. For example, flying from London Heathrow to Zanzibar Kisauni takes 12h 10m on average. On the other hand, flying from Manchester to Zanzibar Kisauni takes 13h 20m on average. Keep in mind that it’s always quicker to opt for a non-stop flight, so be sure to check momondo to see if there are any available for your route.

Which airlines fly to Tanzania?

Kenya Airways is the most popular airline offering flights to Tanzania, with 42% of our users opting to fly with them when travelling to Tanzania. Other popular options include Turkish Airlines and Emirates. There are a total of 16 different airlines flying to Tanzania.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Tanzania? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country


House of Wonders

Jozani Forest

Stone Town Beach

Old Fort

Slave Chambers

Dar Es Salaam

Dar Es Salaam

Dar-es-Salaam Zoo

Ilala Market

Kunduchi Water Park

Little Theatre

Nyumba ya Sanaa



Dodoma Cathedral

Cheapest flights to cities in Tanzania

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Useful information for your flight to Tanzania

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Tanzania

What popular landmarks are in Tanzania?

What is the cheapest flight to Tanzania?

The best prices found on momondo for flights to Tanzania are:
£20 per person with Flightlink
£30 per person with Auric Air
£37 per person with Precision Air

What is the most popular airport in Tanzania to fly to?

What is the best day of the week to fly to Tanzania?

If your travel plans are flexible and you’re looking to save money on flights to Tanzania, then be sure to book your departure on a Tuesday. Flying out on a Tuesday, as well as a Wednesday, is your best option. Departing on a Sunday tends to be the most expensive day of the week to fly to Tanzania.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Tanzania?

Prices for flights to Tanzania refresh daily.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Tanzania?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel to Tanzania.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Tanzania?

The required travel and health documents for your Tanzania trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Tanzania. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.

Recent flights found to popular cities in Tanzania

Find flights to these popular cities in Tanzania from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to Tanzania

These routes have the cheapest flights to Tanzania found by momondo users in United Kingdom
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
LondonZanzibar12h 10m£458
BirminghamDar Es Salaam13h 30m£509
LondonDar Es Salaam13h 35m£511
LondonArusha20h 30m£536
ManchesterDar Es Salaam13h 30m£539
ManchesterZanzibar13h 20m£544
EdinburghZanzibar13h 10m£571
BirminghamZanzibar13h 20m£572
EdinburghDar Es Salaam17h 30m£661
ManchesterArusha17h 30m£689
GlasgowZanzibar16h 20m£741
GlasgowDar Es Salaam21h 05m£838
LeedsDar Es Salaam16h 55m£876
LeedsZanzibar35h 30m£918
BirminghamArusha12h 40m£1,015
CardiffZanzibar30h 20m£1,064

Best things to do and see in Tanzania

What popular events take place in Tanzania?

Tanzania has some fabulous cultural events and lively festivals that visitors will love to be a part of. If you book flights to Tanzania in June, you can participate in the Karibu Travel and Trade Fair. The event brings together hundreds of regional tourism businesses to showcase their products and services. Visitors who attend can find stalls selling tickets to local safari and wildlife tours, companies offering outdoor and adventure activities, trekking supply stalls, and much, much more. Perfect if you want to be spontaneous during your trip. Meanwhile, film buffs can get Tanzania flight deals to attend the Zanzibar International Film Festival. The festival usually takes place during the summer and features films from all over the world along with lively panel discussions. It attracts thousands of international visitors each year, so it is a good idea to book your flights to Tanzania early if you plan to attend. The country is also home to the Kilimanjaro Marathon, held annually in March. This extraordinary sporting event takes place in the foothills of Kilimanjaro and attracts an international crowd of running enthusiasts each year.

Is Tanzania known for specific food/cuisine?

Tanzania has a rich food culture and offers plenty of fresh meat and produce due to its local farming industries. Staple foods that you will find easily include starches like ugali, rice, flatbreads, and plantain. Meats including goat, chicken, and beef are also commonly served in many Tanzanian recipes. The country’s fare is influenced by Indian cuisine, meaning that a wide range of curry dishes are served throughout the region. If you book Tanzania flight deals, make sure to try recipes such as Mchuzi wa Samaki, which is fish curry served with rice, or Mchicha, a creamy vegetable stew that is similar to curry but light on spice. Street stalls are popular in Tanzania, and you will find plenty at most local markets. Some typical dishes served by street vendors include Chipsi Mayai, basically a Tanzanian version of omelette and chips, and Mandazi, a sweet pastry snack made with coconut milk. If you book flights to Tanzania and travel to Zanzibar, you can also try fun dishes like the Zanzibar Pizza, a crispy dough pancake fried with toppings including vegetables, meat, and cheese.

What can you do and see in Tanzania?

Tanzania has some gorgeous coastal areas and brilliant cultural attractions for visitors to enjoy. If you’re interested in seeing local wildlife up close, take a trip out to Cheetah’s Rock conservation sanctuary to observe beautiful big cats in their natural habitat. You could also take a safari tour in the Arusha National Park and see the Ngurdoto Crater, where a whole host of species gather at the nearby watering holes. Those interested in Tanzanian culture and history won’t want to miss the Cultural Heritage Centre located in Arusha. The centre holds many historical exhibits featuring ancient art and artefacts from around the region. Also in Arusha is the Tanzanite Experience, featuring information and exhibits about the history of the country’s gem mining industry. If you’re looking for beautiful beach spots in Tanzania, you will find plenty to choose from. Enjoy the white sands at Nakupenda Beach Nature Reserve, soak up the sun on Mbudya Island, or relax in the Kikuletwa hot springs.

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Tanzania?

UK nationals travelling to Tanzania must have a valid British passport and the correct visa. You can apply for an e-Visa online and should do so in advance of your travel. You should also make sure that your passport remains valid for at least six months after you enter Tanzania.

Useful information for finding Tanzania flight deals

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  • How do I get Price Alerts for flights to Tanzania?

    Price Alerts will notify you by email when the price for flights to Tanzania decreases. To activate this, select your desired travel dates and search for offers. While browsing through offers you’ll see the Price Alert widget toggle, click it to turn on notifications.

  • How can I save money on flights to Tanzania with momondo?

    Plan your trips smart with the “Price Forecast” feature, which uses flight data to help you pick the best days to fly for the lowest fares. Our “Price Calendar” helps you get the most for your money by showing you when it’s most advantageous to fly. Curate your own travel experiences for less with “Explore”. Expert travel hacks to fuel your next adventure are a click away with “Discover” by momondo. Set up our “Price Alerts” to track fare changes and book when prices are at their lowest point.

  • How does momondo find its flight prices?

    We compare prices from 700+ competitors to help you find the price that works best for you. momondo operates in over 30 international markets, bringing you access to a wide range of fares and deals. Search for your travel using momondo for a diverse range of options from airlines and OTAs.

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Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Tanzania?

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Can I find flights to Tanzania with flexible booking policies on momondo?

All flight searches to Tanzania on momondo can be filtered to show those which offer flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to Tanzania?

Once all potential Tanzania flight options are in front of you momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times, amongst many other options.

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