Fly from Iringa (IRI) to Dar es Salaam (DAR)
Whether you’re travelling from Iringa 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 Iringa 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 Iringa to Dar es Salaam is 400km (240 miles), the route is covered in 1hr 30m. The route heads slightly north of east, over the tip of the Udzungwa Mountain National Park and then across the game rich Mikumi National Park with its Uluguru Mountains holding centre space.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.
With a minimum of 2 daily morning flights and some days afternoon flights, there are only a couple of scheduled options for the traveller wishing to fly from Iringa in the southern highlands to the commercial capital Dar es Salaam on the Indian Ocean coastline.There are regular flights servicing the Iringa to Dar es Salaam route with flights from Auric Air.
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 492.4 kilometres which should take you 8 hours and 50 minutes to complete.
Not to Miss During Flights
Your flight from Iringa to Dar es Salaam will travel through the heartland of Tanzania. Your route will have you enjoying the overhead view so of Uzungwa Mountains National Park and Mikumi National park. Finally, the approach into Terminal 1 at Julius Nyerere International Airport is from the west, affording views of the western side of this sprawling city and commercial powerhouse.
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.