Ferries to Pemba Island
2 Ferry crossings from 3 Ports
Open Ticket??

Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

Open Ticket?

Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

Trip Details
Return Trip
Pemba Island

Latest offers for Pemba Island

Why use Direct Ferries?
Ferries from 4412 routes and 901 ports worldwide
Trusted by over 2.5 million customers
We arrange over 1.2 million ferry crossings / year
We check up to 1 million prices for our customers daily

Ferries to Pemba Island

Ferries to Pemba Island are provided by Zan Fast Ferries.

Pemba Island Ferry Times

Ferries to Pemba Island sail around 4 times a day and up to 14 times a week. Ferry timetables can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the latest ferry information and tickets.

Pemba Island Ferry Ports

There is only 1 ferry port in Pemba Island and this is Mkoani.

Ferries from Zanzibar to Mkoani

Zanzibar Mkoani ferries sail approximately 6 times a week, with a crossing time of 2 hours .

Ferries from Tanga to Mkoani

The ferry from Tanga to Mkoani sails in approximately 1 hour with 3 weekly sailings.

Can you take a car ferry to Pemba Island?

Currently, car ferries do not sail to Pemba Island, only foot passengers are permitted on ferries to Pemba Island.

Pemba Island Ferry Prices and Offers

Ferry prices for ferries to Pemba Island can vary by route, operator and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best ferry deals and availability.

Book ferry tickets to Pemba Island

Booking ferries to Pemba Island is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Pemba Island?

Ferries to Pemba Island:
  • Tanga
  • Zanzibar

What is the fastest ferry to Pemba Island?

The Tanga to Mkoani ferry is the fastest ferry route to Pemba Island with a ferry crossing time of 1h on average.

What are the ferry ports in Pemba Island?

Pemba Island Ferry Ports:
  • Mkoani

Can you take pets on the ferry to Pemba Island?

No, pets are not permitted on ferries to Pemba Island.

Pemba Island Ferry Map and Routes

Onboard the ferries

Find out what it's like onboard the ferries before you travel.

The quickest way to make & manage your booking

Download the Direct Ferries app or manage your booking online through My Account


Customer Service

Visit our customer service page to find useful information on travelling by ferry, our FAQs, and how to contact us for help with your booking