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Zanzibar Taxi Fares: Need To Know about Taxi fares On Zanzibar?

Zanzibar Taxi Prices

If you're looking to travel to Zanzibar, you will need transportation at some point on the island. The main form of transportation on the island is to rent a car or call a taxi. Zanzibar taxis are relatively inexpensive, with average fares ranging between $5 to $45 to roam around the island. It's essential that you understand the variety of Zanzibar taxi costs and how they are determined.


Zanzibar Taxi Price Breakdown

Unless you are renting a car, you'll need to use taxis to get around Zanzibar. The prices for a taxi in Zanzibar depend on a few factors, such as the location you're traveling to, the total distance, and the time of the day. Here are a few of the different rides you may need during your visit to Zanzibar and their corresponding costs.


  1. Zanzibar Airport to Your Accommodation

Once you arrive at the Karume International Airport (ZNZ) or Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR), you'll need to take a taxi to your accommodation. This taxi ride can cost anywhere between $5-$45, depending on the distance you need to travel.


The easiest way to book an airport taxi is through the Zanzibar Airport Transfers online portal. By pre-booking your ride, you ensure the type of transportation you will be receiving, you'll already know your driver and have an accurate price quote. This will help you avoid scams that commonly happen at the airport. Instead, you'll already know the cost of the taxi and won't have to pay your driver until you arrive at your hotel or home.


  1. Zanzibar beaches

The beautiful beaches of Zanzibar attract visitors from around the world. The most comfortable way to get to the beach is by using a Zanzibar Airport Taxi. A taxi for this type of ride can cost between $30-45 depending on how far away your accommodation is from the beach, and how long you plan to visit the beach. Pre-booking through the Zanzibar Airport Transfer website will help determine the exact cost and reserve your ride.


  1. Daily Excursions or Business Trips

Zanzibar Airport Transfers can be booked to fit your trip needs. Whether it's a short shopping trip to town, a long-distance journey around the island, a business meeting, or a special event, Zanzibar Airport Transfers will be able to provide comfort and exceptional service. The average price for this ride depends on the specific destination or city. Select your destination to check on current prices to your ideal destination.


Benefits of Booking Your Zanzibar Taxi with Zanzibar Airport Transfers

  • Professional and friendly Zanzibar Taxi Service
  • Ability to pick your preferred vehicle
  • Available 24/7 to fit with your vacation or business needs
  • Fast, Convenient and Budget-friendly Zanzibar Airport Transfers
  • Transparency in prices, you're only charged what you're quoted initially when you pre-book online
  • Only vetted, safe drivers work for Zanzibar Airport Transfers
  • Zanzibar Airport Transfers can drive to any destination in Zanzibar, including Nungwi, Kendwa, Michamvi, Jambiani, Paje, Kiwengwa, Kizimkazi, Stone town, Matemwe, Uroa, and more


Zanzibar Taxi Fares

The table bellow shows typical fares and routes based on location for the different tariffs,

location sedan  minivan minibus bus
airport to/ from stone town $15 $17 $20 $35
airport to/ from nungwi, kendwa $40 $45 $70 $90
airport to/ from kiwengwa, pwani mchangani  $40 $45 $60 $80
airport to uroa, pongwe, marumbi $40 $45 $60 $80
airport to/ from paje, jambiani, bwejuu, dongwe $40 $45 $70 $90
airport to/ from michamvi, pingwe, kizimkazi
Taxi to/ from the rock restaurant
$45 $50 $70 $90


Contact us for more information about taxis and shuttle in Zanzibar. How and what to pay for your taxi journey.

Book Your Taxi Now

If you're ready to book a professional, on-time, reliable and comfortable taxi, book with Zanzibar Airport Transfers. Our prices are affordable, budget-friendly, and ready to accommodate your needs.


Special transfers offer

  • Transfer to Melia hotel
  • Transfer to Langilangi hotel
  • Transfer to Z hotel
  • Transfer to Doubletree by hilton
  • Transfer to Hideaway hotel
  • Transfer to Paje & Jambiani hotels
  • Transfer to The Residence
  • Transfer to Kiwengwa & Matemwe
Po Box 61, Stone town Zaanzibar
Tel: +255 777 043720 / +255 715 043720