Transport in Tanzania

This information on Transport in Tanzania is to provide a highlight on how to get to and around Tanzania through the available options. Transport in Tanzania includes road, air, rail, and water networks.

The Tanzania road network linking regions is currently classified as paved-trunk road to include the Tanzania part of the Cape to Cairo Road or Pan-African Highway, sometimes called the Great North Road in sub-Saharan Africa, which made travelling around Tanzania comfortable with Buses, Coaches and even Taxis too!

The Cairo-Cape Town Highway, runs between the northern town of Namanga on the Kenyan border and the Zambian border town of Tunduma in the southwest, via Arusha, Dodoma, Iringa, and Mbeya regions is paved and it passes through the beautiful features with warmly people along.

Tanzania railways consists the central line between Dar es Salaam to Tabora with branches to Kigoma Town in Lake Tanganyika and Mwanza City in Lake Victoria carries international freight and passengers in transit to the Indian ocean and from Uganda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda. Dar es Salaam is the only city with Commuters Railway Services to areas outside the city.

Tanzania has a considerable number of airports and airstrips owned by both public and private, the Julius Nyerere International Airport [JNIA] being the largest and with 26 airstrips located in the national parks all of them facilitating travelers and tourists from around the world to get in and around so easily.

As a result of its abundance of coastal and lake waterways, Tanzania has ferries services linking Zanzibar and Tanzania mainland ports, and the one operating on the lakes bordering Tanzania and its neighbouring countries namely Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Nyasa.

Please check your preferred option(s) to getting to and around Tanzania