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Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Kilimanjaro (JRO)

Whether you’re travelling from Zanzibar to Kilimanjaro 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. Take your beach break to the highest peak in Africa with your flight from Zanzibar to Kilimanjaro, or simply connect to your international departure from Kilimanjaro International Airport.

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Distance and Flight Time

The average flying distance from Zanzibar to Kilimanjaro is equal to is 385 km ( 239 miles) and will take approximately 2 hours and 15 mins from the airport to airport. The trip offers you some very little time to relax, you’ll have just enough time to enjoy the sites before you touch down at Arusha Airport. There are regular flights servicing the Kilimanjaro to Arusha route with 4 flights per day from Coastal Aviation and Precision Air.

Flights Depart from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport which is located just 10 mins from the city centre. As it is an internal flight, check-in is located at the domestic departure gate.

You will take off to the west on your flight from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro, with Nairobi National Park on your left, then circle to head south to Tanzania with Oloolua forest and Ngong Hills Nature Reserve visible on your right. You will continue South through Kenya with Chyulu Hills Reserve visible in the distance, and then cross the border into Tanzania over Mount Longido Forest Reserve with the magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro on your left.

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 680 kilometres which should take you just under 13 hours and 50 minutes to complete.

Not to Miss During Flights

You will get an amazing view of the countries pride and joy Mount Kilimanjaro as you travel from the coast to the Northern inland of Tanzania. Enjoy the stunning views of the lush vegetation as you approach Kilimanjaro International Airport, Mount Meru will be visible on your right-hand side.

Airport & Layover Tips

Explore one of Tanzania’s smaller airports also known as the Kilimanjaro Airport which services hundreds of domestic, regional and international travellers each week.

​Once landed at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you proceed through Immigration and collect your bags and go to the exit to meet your transfer. If you do not have a pre-arranged transfer. Upon leaving the airport you will see that there is no shortage of travel alternatives when leaving the airport with a range of rental car agencies, cabs, buses & shuttles all just a call away.

Kilimanjaro Airport is located approximately 40kms from Arusha and 30kms from Moshi Town, which is the start point for any Kilimanjaro Climb. It takes about an hour and a half to drive to Arusha and Moshi is under an hour.

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