Transport within Iringa town is not a problem! You can easily travel from one place to another with ease and within a very short time using small passenger busses known as Daladala. It will cost you approximately 400 Tshs per trip. A Daladala is the most common mode of transportation used in the town, as well as the safest.
You may also hire a Taxi, Bodaboda (a motorcycle), or use a Bajaji (a small 3 wheeled vehicle).
Long Distance Travel
Iringa is a minor hub of interregional transportation. In Iringa, there are regular bus and trucking services to Dar es Salaam, Morogoro, Arusha, Moshi, Tanga, Dodoma, Singida, Mwanza, Mbeya and many more!
The easy way to get to Iringa from Dar es Salaam or any other part of the country is by bus. A bus ride from Dar es Salaam to Iringa is approximately 8 hrs bus trip and you get the privilege of travelling through scenic Mikumi National Park. Iringa is a centrally located connecting various regions by bus route. All long distances buses arrives and departs centrally at Igumbilo bus terminal which is strategically located approximately 10 kilometers from Iringa City Centre along TAZAM highway ( Tanzania-Zambia Highway).
Currently, there are many bus companies operating to and from Iringa. The most reliable bus company is JM Luxury which departs from Dar es Salaam at 6:00 am. You can also take Sumry, OTA, New Force, Deluxe Tours, SUTCO, Hood, Aboud, and Upendo and more! There are also many buses operating from other parts of the country including Mbeya, Dodoma, Singida, Mwanza, Arusha, Moshi and Tanga.
You can fly from Dar es Salaam to Iringa within an hour by Air Tanzania or Auric Air. Iringa is served by Nduli Airport, a small airport which is approximately 13 km from Iringa City Centre. Currently, Air Tanzania flies Nduli Airport three days per week. It is approximately one hour flight to or from Dar es Salaam. For real-time information, please visit Air Tanzania’s website or visit the directory page for further contact information for Air Tanzania’s Iringa and Dar es Salaam offices. Auric Air offers a daily flight to and from Dar es Salaam. For more real-time information, please visit Auric Air’s website or visit the directory page for further contact information for Auric Air’s Iringa and Dar es Salaam offices.
Taxi fare from Nduli airport to Iringa town is approximately 25,000 – 30,000 TSh.