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Fly from Mafia Island (MFA) to Dar es Salaam (DAR)

Whether you’re travelling from Mafia Island 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 Indian Ocean Island off the east coast of Tanzania to the capital city can be quite the journey, 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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Distance and Flight Time

The average flying distance from Mafia Island to Dar Es Salaam is equal to 134 km and will take you around 2 hours and 10 minutes from the 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. Regular flights are servicing the Mafia Island to Dar es Salaam route from Coastal Aviation

If you prefer to get a better lay of the land, you can also travel by ferry to the mainland and then by road by hiring a car or booking a bus, travelling by road you will have to cover around 180 kilometres which should take you just under 3 hours to complete.

Not to Miss During Flights

You will get a fantastic view of the country as you travel from Mafia Island off the coast of Tanzania all the way to the capital city. Enjoy the stunning views of the Indian Ocean as well as the Pande Game reserve as you descend into Dar es Salaam airport.

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. There is no shortage of travel alternatives when leaving the airport with a range of rental car agencies, cabs, buses, shuttles and Ubers all just a call away.

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