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Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR)

For trips from Dar es Salaam Airport to the city center and back again, Uber makes getting around simple.

Julius K. Nyerere Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 22-284-4371

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How to get a ride with Uber from Dar es Salaam Airport

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Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.

Follow directions in the app

You’ll get directions about pickup points directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.

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Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Dar es Salaam Airport tips

Dar es Salaam Airport lost and found

The lost and found office at Julius Nyerere International Airport is located on the ground floor of Terminal 2. The office offers inquiry, lost property registration, retrieval services, and storage.

Dar es Salaam Airport parking

Julius Nyerere International Airport offers short-term car parking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Dar es Salaam Airport medical services

Julius Nyerere International Airport has an on-site medical unit, ensuring that emergency medical care is available for those who need it.

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Pickup locations are subject to change, so make sure to always check on the Uber app after requesting a ride.

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Dar es Salaam visitor information

There’s no better way to go between Julius Nyerere International Airport and the city center than with Uber. Located approximately 13 kilometers (8 miles) from the center of Tanzania’s former capital city Dar es Salaam, this international hub was named after the nation’s first president, Julius Nyerere. DAR Airport caters to around 3.5 million passengers per year and serves destinations in other African countries, Europe, and the Middle East. Uber can help to make your journey smoother, taking you from the airport to where you need to be and dropping you back at the airport when it’s time for your next flight.

Dar es Salaam Airport terminals

There are 2 terminals serving domestic and international flights, and construction on the 3rd terminal is due to be completed in 2019. Terminal 1 serves domestic flights and smaller aircrafts. DAR Airport Terminal 2 is where you’ll find international flights and any larger domestic flights.

Getting around at Dar es Salaam Airport

There are no shuttle services between the terminals. For journeys into the city center, you can take a city bus 24 hours a day from stops about 500 meters (one-third of a mile) from Terminal 1 and twice that distance from Terminal 2. Many hotels also provide shuttle services to and from the airport, ideal for a quick connection.

Dar es Salaam Airport restaurants

Dar es Salaam Airport food options are not limited. The airport has numerous restaurants and dining options where you can grab a bite to eat.

Dar es Salaam airport shops

DAR Airport has duty-free shops where you can find many things, including toiletries and confections at reduced prices. Whether you’re picking up a last-minute gift or treating yourself to a souvenir, chances are you will find what you need.

Dar es Salaam airport hotels

If you’re taking a red-eye flight or simply need a convenient spot to stay before or after your flight, hotels near Dar es Salaam Airport will help you get a good night’s sleep. With a range of options both close and farther away from the airport at varying prices, there’s something to suit all travelers. Check with your hotel to see if airport transfers are available, or request a ride with Uber to make travel between your accommodations and the airport simple.

Points of interest near DAR Airport

There are plenty of things for you to do in Dar es Salaam, including:

  • Askari Monument
  • Bongoyo Island
  • Coco Beach
  • Dar es Salaam Zoo
  • Kariakoo Market
  • The National Museum of Tanzania
  • Oyster Bay

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