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The best prices from Nairobi to Johannesburg are usually found in June or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Nairobi (WIL) to Johannesburg (JNB)

NB0 - JNB
Price
R5 863 - R8 114
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R5 863

From Nairobi to Johannesburg

One-way from

R6 476

One-way flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Nairobi to Johannesburg?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 10%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg?

Find a great deal and save up to 2% by booking at least 24 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Nairobi to Johannesburg within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R1 791.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Nairobi to Johannesburg?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Johannesburg from Nairobi average R1 781. You can even find prices in May for less than R1 781, as users have found deals to Johannesburg from as low as R1 332. The month of September appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Johannesburg from Nairobi. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 16%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Nairobi to Johannesburg (NB0 - JNB)?

When flying from Nairobi to Johannesburg, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 40% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg in December, January 2021

The best prices found for WIL to JNB flights in December, January
3 Dec - 6 Dec
R6 200pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
29 Dec - 5 Jan
R6 292pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
9 Dec - 15 Jan
R6 338pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Nairobi to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Nairobi found for this year
3 Dec - 6 Dec
R6 200pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
29 Dec - 5 Jan
R6 292pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
9 Dec - 15 Jan
R6 338pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Nairobi

Save time with Nairobi to Johannesburg direct flight deals
21 Jan - 10 Feb
R10 410pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
10 Jan - 16 Jan
R10 472pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
9 Jan - 16 Jan
R10 870pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Last-minute flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Nairobi, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 15 Jan
R6 338pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
9 Dec - 8 Jan
R6 353pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
10 Dec - 26 Dec
R6 568pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Nairobi

The cheapest one-way flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg
23:40 - 10:50
RwandAir
3 stops
36h 10m
NBO - JNB
RwandAir
R6 476
KAYAK
1:15 - 7:00
Ethiopian Air
2 stops
6h 45m
NBO - JNB
Ethiopian Air
R6 844
Kiwi.com
0:00 - 14:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
15h 40m
NBO - JNB
Multiple Airlines
R6 936
FlightNetwork

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Nairobi to Johannesburg flights.

Flight FAQs

From Nairobi to Johannesburg

Can I find flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg for under R7 655 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg for under R7 655. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R6 292, but on average you can expect to pay R6 552.

Which airlines flying from Nairobi to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Nairobi to Johannesburg OR Tambo have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. RwandAir, Ethiopian Air, and Kenya Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like RwandAir with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg for under R10 716 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg under R10 716. A good price for a direct flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg is less than R12 018.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nairobi to Johannesburg for under R7 655?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R7 655.

Is Nairobi weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

With an average temperature of 28 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Johannesburg are colder than in Nairobi.

How long does is the flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg?

For as low as R7 318, Ethiopian Air can have you in Johannesburg from Nairobi in 6h 20m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Nairobi to Johannesburg return?

Flying on Ethiopian Air is currently your cheapest option to Johannesburg, with prices starting at R6 293. Another option worth looking into is RwandAir, starting at R6 522 return. These flights start at 2% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Nairobi to Johannesburg one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Ethiopian Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R4 119. Users have also found tickets on RwandAir for as little as R5 374.

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Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Nairobi to Johannesburg
Today's exchange rate
R1 = R1,00
Average temperature for December in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Johannesburg
151.0 mm

Airports servicing Nairobi

Nairobi Wilson (WIL)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 4 airlines from Nairobi to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Nairobi to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
R331 R383 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Ethiopian Air
R368 R416 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
R498 R633 No cancel fee 82%
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South African
R514 R690 No change fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Nairobi to Johannesburg

Morning 6 AM to midday 52% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 25% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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