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The best prices from London to Zanzibar are usually found in May or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to ZNZ flight in 2021: compare London to Zanzibar flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zanzibar.
LON - ZNZ
Price
£423 - £683
ZNZ
Temperature
22 - 26 °C
ZNZ
Rainfall
24 - 261 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Average price

£569

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£423

From London to Zanzibar

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Zanzibar?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from London to Zanzibar. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Zanzibar.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Zanzibar?

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 61 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 London to Zanzibar within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £553.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Zanzibar from London average £521. You can even find prices in May for less than £521, as users have found deals to Zanzibar from as low as £368. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Zanzibar from London. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 31%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Zanzibar (LON - ZNZ)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from London to Zanzibar in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 23% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from London to Zanzibar in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LON to ZNZ flights in April, May
29 May - 4 Jun
£413pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 May - 23 Jun
£418pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
8 May - 19 Jun
£428pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Air France
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Zanzibar 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar from London found for this year
13 Jun - 27 Jun
£411pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
29 May - 4 Jun
£413pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 May - 23 Jun
£418pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Zanzibar

Late deals on return flights to Zanzibar from London, departing today and this week
28 Apr - 5 May
£462pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 May - 11 May
£464pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 May - 11 May
£472pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City

One-way flights to Zanzibar from Zanzibar

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Zanzibar
17:00 - 09:05
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
14h 05m
LHR - ZNZ
Ethiopian Air
£375
Gotogate
13:00 - 21:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
30h 55m
LGW - ZNZ
Turkish Airlines
£399
Vayama
06:00 - 15:45
KLM
1 stop
31h 45m
LCY - ZNZ
KLM
£484
KLM

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Flight FAQs

From London to Zanzibar

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Zanzibar due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Zanzibar for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to Zanzibar Kisauni to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London to Zanzibar Kisauni are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from London to Zanzibar Kisauni that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Kenya Airways, Emirates, and Ethiopian Air. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Zanzibar from London?

If you book a flight to Zanzibar from London, you will be flying to Kisauni, which is the city’s only airport. Zanzibar Kisauni (ZNZ) is located 4.4 mi from the center of Zanzibar. There are 0 flights from London to Kisauni per day from 11 different airlines.

Can I find flights from London to Zanzibar for under £431 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Zanzibar for under £431. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just £411, but on average you can expect to pay £430.

Are there direct flights from London to Zanzibar for under £431 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from London to Zanzibar, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Zanzibar for under £503?

There are currently 12+ open flights from London to Zanzibar within the next 7 days for less than £503.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Zanzibar?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 26 °C range in December. The weather in Zanzibar is generally hotter than London's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from London to Zanzibar?

There are many flights that can get you from London to Zanzibar in 11h 15m. Fly via KLM, Kenya Airways, or Turkish Airlines to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to Zanzibar return?

According to our current data, Ethiopian Air (£411), Kenya Airways (£418), and KLM (£427) offers the cheapest pricing from London to Zanzibar. Ethiopian Air is priced at 21% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Zanzibar one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Ethiopian Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £355. Users have also found prices from £399 and £467 on Ethiopian Air and Turkish Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for London to Zanzibar

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Zanzibar

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Zanzibar.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = TSh 3,215.83
Average temperature for April in Zanzibar
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Zanzibar
228.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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Airports servicing Zanzibar

Top 9 airlines flying from London to Zanzibar

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
KLM
£421 £656 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£517 £720 No cancel fee 77%
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Ethiopian Air
£538 £720 No cancel fee 72%
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Oman Air
£556 £759 No cancel fee 76%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Oman Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
£550 £774 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
£519 £822 No cancel fee 82%
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Lufthansa
£614 £860 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£629 £955 No cancel fee 70%
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Qatar Airways
£589 £971 No cancel fee 68%
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