Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Johannesburg to Zanzibar Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:44 -04:00

We've scanned 109 155 000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Zanzibar. Safair & Kenya frequently offer the best deals to Zanzibar flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Tue 10/17
Wed 10/25
R6 500
Thu 10/26
1 stop
Wed 11/01
1 stop
R9 054
Multiple Airlines
Mon 10/02
1 stop
Mon 10/09
1 stop
R14 772

How Much is a Flight from Johannesburg to Zanzibar?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Johannesburg to Zanzibar, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R8 330.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Johannesburg to Zanzibar based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Johannesburg to Zanzibar?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Johannesburg to Zanzibar.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R10 045 R9 569
7-14 days R10 007 R9 569
14-21 days R8 349 R9 359
21-30 days R7 110 R9 188
30-60 days R7 110 R9 054
60-90 days R6 538 R9 092
90+ days R9 893 R9 264

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to Zanzibar

We've examined 215 181 508 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Johannesburg to Zanzibar is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R7 110R9 283R9 092R9 188R9 054R5 433R9 092

Compare Flight Prices from Johannesburg to Zanzibar by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Johannesburg to Zanzibar flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Johannesburg Zanzibar Kenya 2023/09/27 2023/10/04 1 R9 569
October Johannesburg Zanzibar Safair 2023/10/17 2023/10/25 0 R7 110
November Johannesburg Zanzibar Safair 2023/11/07 2023/11/15 0 R7 110
December Johannesburg Zanzibar Kenya 2023/12/07 2023/12/11 1 R9 283
January Johannesburg Zanzibar Kenya 2024/01/13 2024/01/21 1 R9 283
February Johannesburg Zanzibar Kenya 2024/02/23 2024/02/29 1 R9 264
March Johannesburg Zanzibar Kenya 2024/03/02 2024/03/09 1 R9 283
April Johannesburg Zanzibar Kenya 2024/04/01 2024/04/15 1 R9 359

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Johannesburg to Zanzibar. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

24 25 26 27 28 29 30
R9 950
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
R9 950 R10 007
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
R10 007 R9 664
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R9 664 R10 427
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
R10 427 R9 073
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
R9 073

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar is R9 283.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar is R8 025.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar.

Weekly Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Mango 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 02:00 02:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Johannesburg to Zanzibar. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar is R7 015.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar is R8 940.

Johannesburg to Zanzibar Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Zanzibar?
Answer: The average Johannesburg to Zanzibar flight time is 3 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is Zanzibar from Johannesburg?
Answer: The distance from Johannesburg to Zanzibar is 2 500 kilometers (1 554 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar?
Answer: There are 2 direct flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar.
Question: What are the most popular Johannesburg airlines for direct flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar?
Answer: Mango provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Johannesburg and Zanzibar.

Johannesburg to Zanzibar Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Johannesburg and Zanzibar. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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