Flying from Zanzibar to Dubai with flydubai

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Head to the heart of the Middle East with a flight to Dubai from Zanzibar. With up to six flights to choose from every week, direct and connecting, it’s convenient to plan your travel with flydubai.

Select either an Economy or Business Class seat, depending on your budget.

If you choose an Economy fare you’ll get great prices coupled with ergonomically-designed seats and hours of entertainment at your fingertips.

If it’s luxury you’re after, book a Business Class seat. Relax in Italian leather, enjoy delicious meals and enjoy an exclusive flying experience.

Whichever seat you pick, we assure your travel with us will be as smooth as possible. If your flight is longer than 90 minutes, you won't have to worry about getting hungry as you cruise towards the Gulf destination. Explore our range of cuisines from all over the world and pre-order a meal before you fly. If you prefer something lighter, we also offer a variety of snacks and beverages onboard.

Zanzibar to Dubai

  • Choose between three direct flights and three connecting options every week from Zanzibar to Dubai
  • On a direct flight you’ll fly over the Indian Ocean, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, the Gulf of Aden, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia before touching down in Dubai. If you’re on a connecting flight, you’ll fly from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar (ZNZ), across the Indian Ocean to Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR). Your next connecting flight will fly over Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, the Gulf of Aden, Yemen and Saudi Arabia and touchdown in Dubai.
  • A direct flight will last approximately 5 hours and 50 minutes and a connecting flight will take around 7 hours 50 minutes.

Your journey

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Your trip to the Middle East will start at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ). Located a short distance from Zanzibar city, it should only take you around ten minutes to travel to the airport in a taxi or private transfer.

Once you arrive at the airport, head to one of our check-in desks inside Terminal 1 where a member of the flydubai team will be happy to welcome you. You can also choose to save time by checking-in online between 48 hours and 90 minutes before your flight.

After you’ve checked in, drop your bags and go through to security. Head through to the departure lounge, explore duty free stores, grab a coffee and relax ahead of your flight.

When you touch down at Dubai International Airport (DXB), collect your bags and head out to arrivals where you can find plenty of travel options to take you into the city. Organise a private transfer, take a cab or hire a car for a more exclusive experience. Alternatively, you can also take one of the many buses which run to the city centre or head to Abu Hail station 2km away and take the Dubai Metro into town. Whatever options you choose, getting to the main city centre is quick and easy.

Discover Dubai

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As soon as you arrive in this sparkling Gulf destination, you’ll notice there are plenty of things to see and do. Head out to the beach, take a desert safari or visit the world’s largest mall - the Dubai Mall. One of the most beautiful things about Dubai is its ability to embrace old and new - once you’ve hit this futuristic hotspot, experience an authentic souk. A shopping experience like no other, wander through stalls of gold, perfume and vibrant spices. Be transported back in time and check out the Al Fahidi Historic Distric. Whatever you’re looking for in Dubai, be rest assured it has something for everyone.

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