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The best prices from London to Zanzibar Kisauni are usually found in November or March, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

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 2022: compare London to Zanzibar flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zanzibar.
LON - ZNZ
Price
£628 - £966
ZNZ
Temperature
24 - 28 °C
ZNZ
Rainfall
20 - 320 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£516

From London (LON) to Zanzibar Kisauni

One-way from

£290

One-way flight from London (LON) to Zanzibar Kisauni

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 round-trip from London to Zanzibar?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 8% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save up to 14% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 53 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from London to Zanzibar from £595 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £645 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Zanzibar from London. Users have commonly found prices around £578 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £420. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 16% on flights from London to Zanzibar by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from London to Zanzibar in June, July 2022

The best prices found for LON to ZNZ flights in June, July
7 Jul - 7 Dec
£778pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
7 Jul - 24 Dec
£794pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
9 Jul - 23 Jul
£805pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Zanzibar 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar from London found for this year
9 Nov - 16 Nov
£433pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Nov - 15 Nov
£435pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Nov - 19 Nov
£439pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
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
7 Jul - 7 Dec
£778pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
7 Jul - 24 Dec
£794pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
9 Jul - 23 Jul
£805pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Kisauni from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Zanzibar
17:05 - 03:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
32h 35m
LGW - ZNZ
Multiple Airlines
£290
Kiwi.com
15:50 - 03:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
33h 50m
STN - ZNZ
Multiple Airlines
£292
Kiwi.com
03:35 - 03:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
22h 05m
STN - ZNZ
Multiple Airlines
£299
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From London to Zanzibar

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 13 different airlines.

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, Ethiopian Air, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from London to Zanzibar for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Zanzibar for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just £433, but on average you can expect to pay £447.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Zanzibar for under £800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Zanzibar within the next 7 days for less than £800.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Zanzibar round-trip?

Currently priced at £433, Kenya Airways will fly you from London to Zanzibar and back. In addition to Kenya Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Kenya Airways is currently priced 25% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the most popular routes from London to Zanzibar?

The most popular flight routes from London to Zanzibar are London Heathrow - Zanzibar Kisauni, London Gatwick - Zanzibar Kisauni and London City - Zanzibar Kisauni.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from London to Zanzibar?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £410. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Zanzibar Kisauni) can be booked for £454 on average our data indicates £1,378 when flying from London to Zanzibar.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zanzibar, Tanzania

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Zanzibar Kisauni

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London 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 London from Zanzibar?

Returning to London 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 London.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Zanzibar, Tanzania

Alternative routes for London 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 London to Zanzibar.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = TSh 2,826.67
Average temperature for June in Zanzibar
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Zanzibar
60.0 mm

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Top 10 airlines flying from London to Zanzibar Kisauni

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
Etihad Airways
£394 £501 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
£430 £524 No cancel fee 82%
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KLM
£430 £901 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£443 £769 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
£444 £722 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£456 £613 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
£476 £721 No cancel fee 70%
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Qatar Airways
£478 £596 No cancel fee 68%
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Ethiopian Air
£483 £613 No cancel fee 72%
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Oman Air
£497 £671 No cancel fee 76%
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