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How to get a ride with Uber from Dar es Salaam Airport
Open your app to request a ride
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.
Meet your driver
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.
Top questions from riders
Whether you’ve just landed or are preparing to leave Dar es Salaam, Uber is on hand to get you where you need to be.
Prices will depend on time, availability, and other factors. Check out the Uber price estimator to get an idea of the cost of your ride.
Pickup locations are subject to change, so make sure to always check on the Uber app after requesting a ride.
It will vary depending on the time, traffic, and how many drivers are on the road.
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
Find more information about Julius Nyerere International Airport here.