Fly from Dodoma (DOD) to Dar es Salaam (DAR)
Whether you’re travelling from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam for vacations, business or family visits its always a smart choice to compare prices and make sure you’re getting the best deal before booking your travel. Travelling from the heart of central Tanzania to the capital city can be quite the tiring journey crossing the country and heading off to the coast but as soon as you reach the big metro you’ll feel the excitement generated by the hustle and bustle of city life in Dar es Salaam.
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If you’re all set to hit the skies, then start booking your travel arrangements with us today. There is a direct connection between Dodoma and Dar es Salaam. Use the box above to search flights for your specific dates and passenger numbers.
Distance and Flight Time
The average flying distance from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam is equal to 389 km ( 242 miles) east of Dodoma with a flying time of approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. airport to airport. The trip offers you some time to relax, watch your favourite movie and by the time you finish your entertainment you should be preparing for landing.
There are regular flights servicing the Dodoma to Dar es Salaam route with flights from Auric Air. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday are Auric airs days of operation for this route so be sure to consider this when booking your flights.
If you prefer to get a better lay of the land you can also travel by road by hiring a car or booking a bus, travelling by road you will have to cover around 441 kilometres which should take you 7 hours and 38 minutes to complete.
Not to Miss During Flights
Departure is from Dodoma airport which is located in the vicinity of the parliament buildings in the centre of the city. Your flight from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam will travel through the heartland of Tanzania with Lake Hombolo on your left shortly after take off. The plains below will be dotted with small villages along the Mkundi River and as you approach the coast, you will see the expanse of the Indian Ocean ahead.
Airport & Layover Tips
Explore Tanzania’s biggest airport also known as the Julius Nyerere International Airport that services thousands of domestic, regional and international travellers each week. After landing in Dar es Salaam, you will collect your bags and go to the exit to meet your pickup. In case you do not have a pickup arranged, you can get a taxi from here into the centre of Dar es Salaam or to the International Departures Terminal (Terminal 2).
Walking between the domestic and international terminals is not recommended. Use a taxi or shuttle bus for this 2km ride.Dar es Salaam airport is located approximately 20kms from the city centre, often an easy drive, but with congestion, this can take 2 hours. Upon leaving the airport you will notice that there is no shortage of travel alternatives when leaving the airport with a range of rental car agencies, cabs, buses, shuttles and Uber drivers all just a call away.