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Getting from Dar Airport to the docks

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Getting from Dar Airport to the docks


We are going to Zanzibar and have a flight arriving at 1.40pm. will we have time to make it to the docks for the 4pm ferry?

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Getting from Dar Airport to the docks

Is it an international flight? Will you have obtained your visa's at home?

Checked baggage takes quite a while at times at Dar airport, up to an hour in worst case scenario.

What day are you arriving as its significant in terms of traffic. Saturday is good, Sunday is great. M-F can be challenging. Friday prayers get out around 1300-1330 then the roads get busy.

The ferry terminal is in the heart of town and with good traffic you can arrive there in 45 mins. If you have traffic jams up to one hour. If it rains…phew its crazy traffic jams.

That all said, 2.20 hrs should leave you enough time to make the 1600 ferry under normal circumstances.

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