Ferry to Zanzibar Island
2 Ferry crossings from 3 Ports
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Zanzibar Island

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Ferry to Zanzibar Island

Zan Fast Ferries provides ferries to Zanzibar Island.

Zanzibar Island Ferry Times

There are approximately 10 daily sailings and up to 64 weekly sailings to Zanzibar Island. Ferry timetables can change throughout the year and often increase during the high season. Use our deal finder for the most up to date sailing times and availability.

Ferry Ports of Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar is the main ferry port of Zanzibar Island.

Ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar Island

The ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar sails approximately 4 times daily and up to 28 times weekly, with a sailing duration of 1 hour 20 minutes. The Dar es Salaam Zanzibar ferry is £122.11 on average. Exclusive of booking fees.

Ferry from Mkoani to Zanzibar Island

Ferries from Mkoani to Zanzibar sail approximately 6 times weekly, with a crossing time of 1 hour 30 minutes. The average price of a Mkoani Zanzibar ferry is £156.68. Exclusive of booking fees.

Prices will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated June 01.

Is there a car ferry to Zanzibar Island?

No, currently there are no car ferries to Zanzibar Island, only foot passengers can travel on ferries to Zanzibar Island.

Zanzibar Island Ferry Prices and Offers

The cost of a ferry to Zanzibar Island can vary by route, operator and season. For ferry discounts, view our special offers page.

How to book ferry tickets to Zanzibar Island

Book ferry tickets to Zanzibar Island online with Direct Ferries, using our Deal Finder and compare routes, prices and operators for the best deals.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Zanzibar Island?

Ferries to Zanzibar Island:
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Mkoani

What is the fastest ferry to Zanzibar Island?

The fastest ferry crossing to Zanzibar Island is via the Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar route, with a crossing time of approximately 1h 20m.

What is the cheapest ferry to Zanzibar Island?

The cheapest ferry to Zanzibar Island is £120 from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in Zanzibar Island?

Zanzibar Island Ferry Ports:
  • Zanzibar

Can you take pets on the ferry to Zanzibar Island?

No, pets are not permitted with any operator on routes offered to Zanzibar Island.

Zanzibar Island Ferry Map and Routes

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