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Zanzibar
Zanzibar1 stopR6 710
Dar Es Salaam
Dar Es Salaam1 stopR6 398

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February

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December

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R3 373
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 4% increase in price.
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Flight from Johannesburg to Zanzibar

FAQs - booking Tanzania flights

  • How long is the flight to Tanzania?

    An average direct flight from South Africa to Tanzania takes 13h 31m, covering a distance of 4786 km. The most popular route is Johannesburg - Zanzibar with an average flight time of 3h 25m.

  • What is the cheapest flight to Tanzania?

    The cheapest ticket to Tanzania from South Africa found in the last 72 hours was R2 901 one-way, and R5 995 round-trip. The most popular route is Johannesburg OR Tambo to Zanzibar Kisauni and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was R6 325.

  • Which airlines fly to Tanzania?

    Airlink & FlySafair fly the most frequently from South Africa to Tanzania.

  • What are the most popular destinations in Tanzania?

    Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Zanzibar (52% of total searches to Tanzania). The next most popular destinations are Dar Es Salaam (43%) and Arusha (5%).

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Top 5 airlines flying to Tanzania

Need help choosing which airline to fly with from South Africa to Tanzania? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
8,2
FlySafairOverall score based on 107 reviews
7,6Comfort
8,7Crew
8,2Boarding
6,5Food
6,1Entertainment
Airline reviews

Very good experience considering that is low cost company. Good value for money.

8,0 ExcellentMilan, Jan 2024HLA - CPT
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Very good experience considering that is low cost company. Good value for money.

Make some provisions for non-disabled elderly people who don't require assistance necessarily but would appreciate not having to walks long distances or stand for prolonged periods of time. For example: Seats close to boarding gates. Not being required to climb down and up stairs to board and deplane if in rows 17 upwards. Not being required to stand in long queues in boarding tunnels waiting to board. Priority fast track through security points to avoid long queues in departure halls.

Great airline. Will use again. Keep up the great work though and maintain your customer retention. And please keep an eye on the bottom line and stay in business for decades to come and grow from strength to strength.

For the first time ever we had a grumpy check in agent. I got told off for not having a lock on my bag and she looked seriously put out that we were checking in as a group of 7. Very unusual as I fly regularly with Safair and all the staff have always been super friendly.

Free or minimal cost water available in recyclable cups on board would be very welcome! Everything else was great!

Seats are small. But I guess that will not change on my behalf. Otherwise their service is great.

Loved our Cabin Crew you could tell they enjoyed there job. The Chief Stuart was a delight. What a great way to start our day with such a positive company.

Pros: "crew insisting everyone covers mouth and nose with the mask"
Cons: "surprised to see no separation between people,"
Pros: "Seat could be wider or a business class option would be welcome"

Flight delayed by 3 hours 45 mins and no explanation given or apology. Rebooked on a flight departing to final destination 48 hrs later and baggage not delivered.

My outbound flight was grounded in Lusaka so we never made it to Paris. DO NOT fly this airline you will be stranded and your plans will be completely disrupted

Inflight entertainment with electronic charging stations can help during a long flight.

The flight was delayed with no notice. No inflight entertainment. Communication is vital in any business.

Poor communication: Flight come directly to kigali , didn’t come via mumbasa. Favouring to Rwandan passenger to move from economic to bussiness class after flight depart. Where they don’t asked other older passenger who need more comfort. Rude staff : chekin airport at Mumbai. Talking in local language (marathi) while serving and no sorry no thank you attitude.

Pros: "Seat reclining was good. Fleece blankets were warm"
Cons: "Blankets had a really bad smell Food options were very limited - even bread was eggless"
Pros: "Helpful friendly crew, reasonable ticket prices."
Cons: "Luggage was delayed by 24 hours, customer service desk in Johannesburg EXTREMELY helpful, in Kigali they were clueless. Transit area very crowded, humid and stuffy."

Flight was cancelled with no notification until I reached the check-in desk at the airport. I also got downgraded and they lost my luggage.

Very bad. Linda the hostess was very rude all the time

Very bad, Linda the hostess was very rude all the time

The flight SA227 on 2nd March Sao Paulo to Cape Town was delayed by 3 hours. All other flights leaving Sao Paulo left on time. We were told that we were waiting for push back and a routing from Air traffic control. I don't believe this, what was the real reason for the flight delay?

I think more immigration officers at Or Tambo- I spent 90 mins in a queue before I can assisted and most people missed their appointments and meetings

Not sure it was a basic airline so nothing much to like but what was annoying was they delayed so much we missed our connecting flight and we had to almost fight to be out on the next flight and also even get food

Everything the crew werr nice and helpful plus the food was good

First row in business class is terrible - no storage space with video screen folded down between seats. Entertainment system didn't show flight info...

At the last minute as I boarded the airplane they made me check my carry on bag. When I arrived my Apple Watch, sunglasses, and medications had been stolen. I find this absolutely unacceptable. I will never fly with SAA again.

Cons: "It’s a hop and a skip, just 2 1/2 hours. But. Nice flight"

Again, entertainment system didn't work. 50% of aircraft don't seem to have a functional entertainment system and the crew is absolutely uninterested in fixing. They just say Addis needs to fix it. Well, Addis had better get off it's butt and fix their aircraft.

Bathrooms were absolutely atrocious. Absolutely third world. Unusable. From non-flushing toilets to poor maintenance - missing toilet paper, dirty with mess, etc. Horrifying. Does Ethiopian Airways expect customers to clean the bathroom before use. For sure inconsiderate passengers don't do anything to clear/clean after use.

It might have nothing to do with the airline but the only problem was the long waiting for baggage claim at Entebbe

My entertainment screen wasn't working and they couldn't fix it.

I was a good, but long trip. The airline did a good job. I would use them again.

Choice of Vegetarian Food in Economy class needs overhaul improvement

The crew were extremely unfriendly. The plane was dirty and the entertainment system did not work, so they did not even give out earphones to anyone.

It is just ok, the sits are very uncomfortable, the temperature too low and there weren’t blankets. The food is mediocre and there are no screens to watch movies.

Seat in front of my wife was broken so it reclined further than normal and without having to push the recline button so my wife had absolutely no room the entire 17 hour flight. My seat was broken and wouldn't recline at all. Also.. my tray table was sticky and dirty right away before I even used it. Also...the floor in the back of the plane from our row of seats on back was totally soaked and both times we landed water came rushing out of the food/servant area like a flood onto the same already wet carpet. It got everything wet that was placed around our feet...including our shoes and socks.

Flight was smooth but unnecessary long because we had to refuel at FCO Rome. Air hostesses service and response to call light could be better. Both planes were old with broken seat arms and toilets. Why Africans had to be given the farthest Gates is what baffles me and why we have to pay for Aisle seats I found really strange. Is there ever an end to ripping people off even after paying over $2300 for one seat.

Great staff. Horribly uncomfortable seating. The seats have been replaced 10 years ago. It was like sitting on an ironing board for 15 hours. This was true for both legs of the round trip flights. Would not take Kenya Airways between New York and Nairobi ever again.

Seriously one of the most disappoint experiences I have ever had when flying. My flight got delayed FIVE hours. Nobody wanted to help at the airport (“this is Kenyan booking, we cannot do anything”). I got on the phone with someone from Kenyan for one hour until he finally moved my ticket to a Delta ticket. Then the painful journey restarted - the Delta crew in land kept saying there was no other flight and ai had to wait. An agent called Gerard Robert was being so sarcastic I felt humiliated. He would say things like “you say you understand what I am saying but you are not understanding what so am saying”. I asked him to please speak in a less sarcastic tone and he said “I am not going to speak with you anymore, go find someone else”. These were his words. Tired, after 14 hours in a plane, I just wanted to cry. I looked for another agent, who was an angel and rebooked me to another flights. Thanks to her, I made it to my meeting in Washington-DC. I am going to send a formal complaint to Delta about agent Gerard Robert. It is not fair to speak with customers in that cynical, sarcastic tone. If one works in customer service, it ia important to mind that tones can make people feel humiliated. And turning the back to a customer by saying “Go find someone else” can’t be part of his training.

I almost missed my flight because my previous flight (Mombasa- Nairobi, also Kenyan airways) landed in a different terminal. There was no signs whatsoever, no information shared. It felt messy. If the flights are purchased together, like mine, there has to be indications on how to board to the following one.

The cabin is due for a refresh - the seats are very thin and not very comfortable. The AVOD system also did not work on one of the seats and the touch screen were very glitchy. The overall cleanliness of the aircraft could be improved

Food was great. They never to add more current entertainment like movies and shows

Paid an extra USD 100 for so-called Comfort seats. All of these (the bulkhead seats) had parents with babies and infants who were screaming much of the time. One mother even decided to change nappies on the seat. This was anything but comfort!

Front section of economy cabin is better than rear. Paid for seats selected.

Good flight. Paid for seats sat the frront section of the economy. Better than rear cabin.

Flight was delayed for 9 hours. We finally arrived ved at 0435hrs instead of 1950hrs the previous day. No compensation was provided.

Apart from delay of 3 hrs in Nairobi for onward flight to Dar all fine. Looked like operational issues caused it.

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Recent return flight deals

15/9Sun
1 stopKenya Airways
12h 00mJNB-DAR
3/10Thu
1 stopKenya Airways
21h 25mDAR-JNB
R6 398
3/9Tue
1 stopEthiopian Air
13h 00mJNB-ZNZ
10/9Tue
1 stopEthiopian Air
11h 55mZNZ-JNB
R6 710
27/6Thu
2 stopsRwandAir
12h 15mJNB-DAR
5/7Fri
1 stopRwandAir
10h 25mDAR-JNB
R6 967
12/7Fri
1 stopSouth African
6h 50mJNB-DAR
20/7Sat
1 stopSouth African
20h 50mDAR-JNB
R7 077
3/7Wed
1 stopEthiopian Air
12h 10mJNB-DAR
22/7Mon
1 stopEthiopian Air
24h 30mDAR-JNB
R7 278
27/6Thu
1 stopSouth African
10h 40mJNB-DAR
1/7Mon
1 stopSouth African
6h 55mDAR-JNB
R7 407
27/6Thu
1 stopKenya Airways
19h 55mJNB-DAR
30/6Sun
1 stopKenya Airways
13h 00mDAR-JNB
R7 590
26/6Wed
1 stopRwandAir
11h 40mJNB-DAR
1/7Mon
1 stopRwandAir
10h 50mDAR-JNB
R7 975
27/7Sat
directFlySafair
3h 25mJNB-ZNZ
3/8Sat
directFlySafair
3h 45mZNZ-JNB
R11 074
16/7Tue
directFlySafair
3h 25mJNB-ZNZ
23/7Tue
directFlySafair
3h 45mZNZ-JNB
R11 110

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27/7Sat
directFlySafair
3h 25mJNB-ZNZ
R3 373
11/8Sun
1 stopRwandAir
11h 40mJNB-DAR
R3 483
23/6Sun
1 stopEthiopian Air
6h 50mJNB-DAR
R3 923
12/8Mon
1 stopEthiopian Air
6h 50mJNB-DAR
R3 942
21/7Sun
1 stopSouth African
6h 50mJNB-DAR
R3 960
16/7Tue
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13h 50mJNB-DAR
R3 997
22/7Mon
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20h 35mJNB-DAR
R4 455
21/7Sun
2 stopsKenya Airways
20h 35mJNB-DAR
R4 767
22/7Mon
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R5 023
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18/6Tue
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3h 30mJNB-DAR
11/7Thu
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4h 55mDAR-JNB
R10 524
18/6Tue
multi-stopKenya Airways
9h 10mJNB-DAR
12/7Fri
multi-stopKenya Airways
14h 00mDAR-JNB
R10 725
18/6Tue
multi-stopKenya Airways
9h 10mJNB-DAR
12/7Fri
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18h 05mDAR-JNB
R10 872
18/6Tue
directAirlink
3h 30mJNB-DAR
11/7Thu
directAirlink
3h 45mDAR-JNB
R12 504
20/6Thu
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13h 25mJNB-ZNZ
22/6Sat
multi-stopEthiopian Air
28h 00mZNZ-JNB
R12 870
18/6Tue
directAirlink
3h 30mJNB-DAR
11/7Thu
directAirlink
3h 45mDAR-JNB
R12 944
18/6Tue
multi-stopEthiopian Air
28h 05mJNB-DAR
11/7Thu
multi-stopEthiopian Air
26h 50mDAR-JNB
R13 604
18/6Tue
multi-stopRwandAir
23h 25mJNB-DAR
13/7Sat
multi-stopRwandAir
10h 50mDAR-JNB
R22 367
18/6Tue
multi-stopRwandAir
23h 25mJNB-DAR
2/7Tue
multi-stopRwandAir
10h 50mDAR-JNB
R23 064
18/6Tue
multi-stopQatar Airways
27h 00mJNB-DAR
13/7Sat
multi-stopQatar Airways
24h 45mDAR-JNB
R112 807

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Tanzania - South Africa

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