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You’re among the lucky few aiming for cheap flights to Zanzibar, as the secluded haven of the continent’s eastern region is regarded as the biggest destination welcoming its visitors. This archipelago has been prominent over history, with monuments and relics from its slave trade era, as well as its popularity in overseas commerce for being the ‘spice islands’. It’s also home to the world heritage site of Stone Town. With TravelhouseUK you can get to secure low cost flight tickets to Zanzibar with Ethiopian Airlines, Oman Air, Kenya Airways as well as KLM. All Zanzibar flights get to land at the Zanzibar International Airport, which is established on the largest Unguja island of the entire archipelago.

Recent searches for return flights to Zanzibar 2020/2021

Airlines that operate flights to Zanzibar from the UK:

  • British Airways
  • Qatar Airways
  • Oman Air
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Kenya Airways

Can I fly direct to Zanzibar from the UK?

There are no direct flights to Zanzibar from the UK at present. Many airlines offer one-stop connections from their hub airport. You can select the shortest flight to Zanzibar at your convenience.

How long is the flight to Zanzibar from the UK?

  • Flights to Zanzibar from London Heathrow via Nairobi: 12 hours and 45 minutes
  • One-stop flight time to Zanzibar from Gatwick: 14 hours and 40 minutes.
  • Birmingham to Zanzibar flights via Doha: 14 hours and 30 minutes
  • Flight to Zanzibar from Manchester:14 hours and 30 minutes via Istanbul.
  • Edinburgh to Zanzibar Flights including a stopover: 14 hours and 30 minutes.

Which airline offers the cheapest tickets from London to Zanzibar?

Airlines and the ticket prices see a lot of seasonal fluctuations, and it's by far impossible to say which airline has the cheapest tickets from London to Zanzibar. However, airlines announce competitive fares during the high season to make the most out of travelling season. Please keep following us on our social media channels to stay updated for flash sales.

When can I find the cheap flight tickets to Zanzibar in 2020?

If you are looking for cheap flight tickets to Zanzibar in 2020, we suggest you book early. December is the busiest flying season and booking Zanzibar flights up to six months in advance can be helpful for savvy travellers.

Flights in May are mostly cheaper. We can give you a heads up regarding last-minute deals when you sign up for the Travelhouseuk newsletter. Or you can give us a call, and one of our travel agents will serve you.

Flights to Zanzibar with British Airways:

Home-based in London Heathrow, British Airways depart from LHR and manages a code share flight with Qatar Airways daily. The shortest connection to Zanzibar with BA takes 15 hours and 25 minutes.

In the wake of travel disruptions due to COVID-19, British Airways has introduced flight change policies to give you more flexibility when you travel. Contact your travel agent at Travelhouseuk now and plan your next trip to Zanzibar with confidence.

Can I pay Zanzibar flights in instalments?

Travelhouseuk gives you an option to ease out on your travelling budget. Now you can book your Zanzibar flights with a minimum deposit of £25 and pay the rest in 3-12 monthly instalments. Speak to the concerned travel agent to sign up for the payment plan option.

Does Travelhouseuk offer flight with hotels in Zanzibar?

Yes, Travelhouseuk offers to book flights with hotels in Zanzibar through a simple phone call. Our travel experts book holidays in Zanzibar inclusive of flights and hotels for business travellers as well as visitors. We make sure that our hand-picked options are worth every penny for our customers.

How much is the Economy Class ticket to Zanzibar in 2021?

Avid travellers plan early so if you are finding an Economy Class ticket in 2021, we shall help you through your booking procedure. An average Economy Class ticket to Zanzibar in 2021 is expected to be 500 GBP for the low season.

When is the best time to visit Zanzibar?

Zanzibar is a four-season tourist destination. Many travellers prefer the beginning of the year for island hopping. The second peak season starts from June and ends by October. Clear skies and overall pleasant weather set a positive mood for vacations. The temperature, on average, hangs around 25 degrees making this time of the year perfect for outdoor sightseeing.

Stone Town:

The soul of Zanzibar resides in Stone Town. The town’s mysterious magnificence unfolds layer by layer as you walk through the twisting alleys. Built by Arabs, the town retains that oriental touch whether you look at balconies or pass by carved wooden doors showcasing intricate designs and patterns.

Pemba Island:

The biggest attraction is Pemba Island; affectionately called ‘floating forest.' Activities include boating, fishing, jet skiing, kite-surfing, scuba diving and many more.

Persian Bath Houses:

Commonly known as Hammams, the bathhouses are architectural marvels for tourists in addition to being a sauna.

Spice Markets:

Zanzibar means ‘ginger Island’. Stroll into the spice bazaars of Zanzibar and experience the strong smells and flavours that make Zanzibar unlike any other city in the world. Look for exotic spices and ingredients to make give your culinary skills an edge.

Which is the main international airport In Zanzibar?

Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ) is the main airport that serves Zanzibar city, as well as the Zanzibar archipelago. The distance is about 5 kilometres (or 3 miles) from Zanzibar City.

How do I get to Zanzibar city from Zanzibar Airport?

Many taxis will be spotted on standby once you exit the terminal. Contact your travel agent if you wish to include transfers from the airport. That said, some of the hotels at Stone Town offer free shuttle bus service for hotel transfers.

What are the major tourist attractions In Zanzibar?
  • Stone Town: The soul of Zanzibar resides in Stone Town. The town's mysterious magnificence unfolds layer by layer as you walk through the twisting alleys.
  • Pemba Island: The biggest attraction is Pemba Island; affectionately called 'floating forest.' Activities include boating, fishing, jet-skiing, kite-surfing, scuba diving and many more.
  • Persian Bath Houses: Commonly known as Hammams, the bathhouses are architectural marvels for tourists in addition to being a sauna.
  • Spice Markets: Stroll into the spice bazaars of Zanzibar and experience the strong smells and flavours that make Zanzibar unlike any other city in the world.
Which is the best area to stay in Zanzibar?
  • Park Hyatt Zanzibar
  • Serena Hotel
  • Hotel Verde
Handy Tips you should know before your departure!
  • Shopping in Zanzibar is quite a cultural experience. Shoppers mostly go to Stone Town for having some pure African crafts. Brush up your haggling skills for it is needed while shopping here. 
  • Keep in notice that shopping places are open throughout the week from 9am to 12pm. On Sundays timings are 2pm to 6pm.
  • 236 Hurumzi Tower Top Restaurant is undoubtedly a Haven of sundowners and an amenable spot to eat. Sample your favourite cuisine in traditional Zanzibar style amid local dance and music —in rooftop restaurants. 
  • Experience the best scuba diving in the world on the northeast coast of Zanzibar—enshrouded by flashy coral reefs. 

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