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Travelling from Stonetown to Dar Es Salaam

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Travelling from Stonetown to Dar Es Salaam

We need to travel from Zanzibar to Dar Es Salam to catch a 10:55 pm flight to Amsterdam. I don't want to spend the night in Dar Es Salaam, so we plan to travel on the same day our flight leaves Dar Es Salaam.

What's our best option? Are there lots of possible flights? Is the ferry a viable alternative?

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Travelling from Stonetown to Dar Es Salaam

Flights start about 6.45am, eg Coastal, and take about 20 minutes.

That first flight connects with the 9am BA flight (which flies 3 times a week) and passengers get out at the International terminal rather than the domestic to save time.

Other airlines include Precision Air. Most Stone Town hotels are about 10-15 minutes from the airport. Most beach resorts are about an hour from the airport.

I'd stay in Stone Town and have the short journey.

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2. Re: Travelling from Stonetown to Dar Es Salaam

Thanks for the reply.

We'll be coming in from Jambiani, I think, but with such a late flight out of Dar Es Salaam, I would hope we'll have plenty of time.

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3. Re: Travelling from Stonetown to Dar Es Salaam

Plenty of time.

Coastal have two connecting flights to KLM.

<<16:00 hrs and 17:15 hrs (daily) to connect to SWISS and KLM to Europe.>>

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4. Re: Travelling from Stonetown to Dar Es Salaam

We are also on the KLM flight. Our safari operator has booked us on a 5.00pm flight from Zanzibar. Is this enough time, or should we do the 4.00pm flight in case the later one is delayed on cancelled?

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5. Re: Travelling from Stonetown to Dar Es Salaam

Even with 3 hour check in etc., you will have two more hours off the 17.15.

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6. Re: Travelling from Stonetown to Dar Es Salaam

Zan Air and Coastal Air have lost of flights back up in case of any delay.

So no daubt.

Zan Air has the last flight at 17h30 and be there at 17h50

Coastla Flight at 17h15 and be there at 17h35.

All are reliable and special flight for such connection flights.

Regards,

Zanzilandholidays.

7. Re: Travelling from Stonetown to Dar Es Salaam

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