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The best prices from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Zanzibar Kisauni are usually found in March or May, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to ZNZ flight in 2022: compare Edinburgh to Zanzibar flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zanzibar.
EDI - ZNZ
Price
£645 - £1,055
ZNZ
Temperature
24 - 28 °C
ZNZ
Rainfall
20 - 320 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£532

From Edinburgh Turnhouse to Zanzibar Kisauni

One-way from

£490

One-way flight from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Zanzibar Kisauni

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Zanzibar?

Find a great deal and save up to 44% by booking at least 57 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Edinburgh to Zanzibar within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £655.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Zanzibar?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Zanzibar. Flights to Zanzibar from Edinburgh in March are about £682 on average during March, but can be found for as low as £457.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Edinburgh to Zanzibar?

Users have found that flying from Edinburgh to Zanzibar on a Monday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Zanzibar (EDI - ZNZ)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Edinburgh to Zanzibar at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 27% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Edinburgh Turnhouse to Zanzibar 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar from Edinburgh found for this year
4 Nov - 21 Nov
£542pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
17 Nov - 26 Nov
£589pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Nov - 21 Nov
£596pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Kisauni from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Zanzibar
13:05 - 16:05
Air France
1 stop
25h 00m
EDI - ZNZ
Air France
14:35 - 01:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
56h 25m
EDI - ZNZ
Multiple Airlines
£642
Kiwi.com
03:15 - 04:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
47h 15m
EDI - ZNZ
Multiple Airlines
£490
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Zanzibar

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Zanzibar Kisauni have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Emirates, Qatar Airways, and KLM are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Zanzibar for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Zanzibar for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £542, but on average you can expect to pay £630.

How popular is this Edinburgh to Zanzibar flight route?

Within the past month, 240 users have taken a look at flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Zanzibar Kisauni.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Edinburgh to Zanzibar round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Edinburgh to Zanzibar is KLM. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £605 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Major Airline and Air France, starting at £646 and £929 round-trip. Users have found that KLM is 11% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Zanzibar?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Edinburgh to Zanzibar? While on average our users pay £617, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £615. The most popular route (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Zanzibar Kisauni), is priced around £542.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Zanzibar?

Consider British Airways, Emirates or KLM when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Edinburgh to Zanzibar.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zanzibar, Tanzania

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zanzibar from Edinburgh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Zanzibar Kisauni

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zanzibar Kisauni.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Zanzibar Kisauni.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Zanzibar Kisauni.

Documents
Health Surveillance Form - Travelers are required to complete an online Health Surveillance Form a maximum of 24 hours before arrival in Tanzania. Travelers will then receive a Unique Health Code (UHC), which they will present to health officials upon arrival.

Electronic Visitor Visa - To visit Tanzania for Business or Tourism, you require a visa. An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.

Health Surveillance Form for Zanzibar - Travelers are required to complete an online Health Surveillance Form a maximum of 24 hours before arrival in Zanzibar. Travelers will then receive a Unique Health Code (UHC), which they will present to health officials upon arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Edinburgh from Zanzibar?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Zanzibar Kisauni

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zanzibar Kisauni are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zanzibar Kisauni are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Zanzibar

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Destination information for Zanzibar

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Zanzibar.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = TSh 2,814.54
Average temperature for July in Zanzibar
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Zanzibar
30.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Zanzibar

Top 5 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Zanzibar Kisauni

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Zanzibar choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
£474 £668 No cancel fee 68%
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KLM
£507 £749 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£521 £636 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£537 £838 No cancel fee 70%
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Turkish Airlines
£632 £1,165 No cancel fee 77%
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