Flights to Arusha

How to Find Cheap Flights to Arusha

If you're interested in travelling to East Africa to see the beautiful landscapes, vast and varied geography and Mt. Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Tanzania, is the perfect gateway to East Africa and your next adventure.

Arusha Airport (ARK) and Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) are the main airports that serve the Arusha region of Tanzania. U.K. travellers will find it very easy to book flights to Arusha that land at either of these major hubs of transportation. It's a snap to find cheap flights to Arusha with Skyscanner, our travel service that will help you book the best deals. Not only can you find information on flights to Arusha, but there are also many tips and tricks to make the most out of your trip.

When to Book

For the best deals on cheap flights to Arusha, you should book your flights at least two months in advance and avoid the wettest months between March and May.

Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.

There are two direct flight routes to Tanzania from Europe, and they are not available from the United Kingdom. Travellers in Amsterdam and Istanbul can take KLM Royal Dutch Airlines or Turkish Airlines, respectively. Other options include transfers with at least one stop in Istanbul or Amsterdam.

Airlines That Fly to Arusha From the U.K.

The easiest way to get a cheap flight to Arusha is to fly to Nairobi, the central transportation hub of Africa, and then fly Kenya Airways or British Airways to Arusha. Nairobi is only nine hours from Heathrow Airport (LHR) and is also a convenient trip from London Gatwick (LGW), Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Manchester Airport (MAN).


Arusha Airport is conveniently located about two miles from the city centre. Once you land, it will be easy to find local transportation to the surrounding hotels. Transportation is convenient with taxis and buses.

When to Go

If you're interested in climbing Mount Meru or Mount Kilimanjaro, the ideal months are from June to February when the weather is dry and warm.

What's the Weather Like?

Most rainfall in Tanzania occurs between March to May with shorter periods of rainfall occurring in November to December. The climate is temperate with average temperatures falling between 15 and 25 °C throughout most of the year. Temperatures are lowest in June and July, so you may want to plan your safari for the pleasant weather in late summer.

City Guide: What to See and Do

Arusha is a beautiful city at the foot of Mount Meru. Meserani Snake Park and the National History Museum are among the many attractions located here. There are also incredible safari tours starting from this hub. Learn more by exploring resources on Skyscanner for great deals on flights to Arusha, hotels and more.

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