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How To Get From Dar Es Salaam Airport To City Center – All Possible Ways

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We will write how to get from Dar Es Salaam airport to city center. The distance from Julius Nyerere International Airport to downtown is 12 kilometers.

The travel time is around 20 minutes by taxi and the fare taxi is around $20 USD which is 45000 TZS. Click here to book online Tanzania activities and day trips

The cheapest way from Dar Es Salaam airport to city center is by bus for 650 TZS which is less than $1 USD and the travel time around 30 minutes.

You can also rent a car in Dar Es Salaam airport or get a private transfer. Read here best Tanzania sim card for tourist and Zanzibar airport to city center

WHERE TO STAY IN TANZANIA

For accommodation in Dar Es Salaam you can find deals starting from $15 USD per a room. If you prefer mid budget accommodation will cost $30-40 USD and for $80 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Tanzania. You can find nice Airbnb in Tanzania starting from $20 USD

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DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN

BUS DAR ES SALAAM TO CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from Dar Es Salaam airport to city center is by bus. The BRT Bus Rapid Transit from Dar Es Salaam Airport to city center is running every 30-60 minutes starting from 5 am to 11 pm.

The Bus Rapid Transit fare is 650 TZS which is less than $1 USD for one way for adults. You can get the tickets to the bus driver. The bus travel time from Dar Es Salaam airport to city center is 30 minutes.

The final destination by bus from Julius Nyerere International Airport is going to Uhuru Street in city center where you can go walking distance to a few places for accommodation.

TAXI FROM DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

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If you go from Dar Es Salaam airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 20 minutes and the taxi fare from Julius Nyerere International Airport to Dar Es Salaam city center is $20 USD which is 45000 TZS. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

UBER/BOLT DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM CITY CENTER

If you are ordering Uber in Dar Es Salaam you should know that prices are similar than taxi. You can pre book with Uber and Bolt app from your phone and going to the pick up point in the airport. Expect to pay around $15-20 USD depending on your destination and time of the day with Uber from Julius Nyerere International Airport to city center.

CAR RENTAL AT DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Dar Es Salaam’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Dar Es Salaam. It will take you 20 minutes to get to Dar Es Salaam from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. Prices are around €30-40 per day.

Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Dar Es Salaam. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Dar Es Salaam.

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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Dar Es Salaam. Prices are around €40 and you will be able to fit up to 6 people. It could be €7 per person.

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BEST WAY FROM DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM CITY CENTER

The best way from Dar Es Salaam airport to city center if you are traveling alone and on a budget I would by bus for less than $1 USD and the travel time is around 30 minutes.

If you are traveling in a group or your prefer more comfort you can get a taxi or private transportation direct to your accommodation place in Dar Es Salaam.

WHERE TO STAY IN DAR ES SALAAM

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For accommodation in Dar Es Salaam you can find deals starting from $15 USD per a room. If you prefer mid budget accommodation will cost $30-40 USD and for $80 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Tanzania. You can find nice Airbnb in Tanzania starting from $20 USD

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DAILY BUDGET TRAVEL IN TANZANIA

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For transportation around Tanzania by taxi will cost you $2-3 USD and even cheaper if you get public transportation. Food travel budget in Tanzania you can find juices for one dollar and a whole meal in local places starting from $4-5 USD.

BEST TIME TO VISIT TANZANIA

In Tanzania has rainy seasons being the longest one from March to May and expect rains from November to January. We believe the best time to visit Tanzania is during the dry season from June to October since the weather is better. But it will be peak season in Tanzania

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ATMS AND CURRENCY IN TANZANIA

There are ATMs in Tanzania and exchange offices in the main touristic points. The main currencies are accepting and the local currency is the Tanzanian Shillings around $1= 2320 TZS.

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Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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