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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to NBO flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
CPT - NB0
Price
R504 - R603
NB0
Temperature
17 - 21 °C
NB0
Precipitation
10 - 160 mm

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R8 003

From Cape Town Intl to Nairobi

One-way from

R2 922

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Nairobi

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Nairobi?

Find a great deal and save up to 9% by booking at least 40 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 Cape Town to Nairobi within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R8 845.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Nairobi?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Nairobi from Cape Town average R8 355. You can even find prices in May for less than R8 355, as users have found deals to Nairobi from as low as R7 511. The month of September appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Nairobi from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 14%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Nairobi (CPT - NB0)?

When flying from Cape Town to Nairobi, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Nairobi in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CPT to NBO flights in December, January
26 Dec - 2 Jan
R9 083pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
5 Dec - 22 Dec
R9 321pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Dec - 15 Dec
R9 813pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Nairobi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Cape Town found for this year
26 Dec - 2 Jan
R9 083pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
5 Dec - 22 Dec
R9 321pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 Dec - 29 Dec
R9 575pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Nairobi from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Nairobi direct flight deals
27 Mar - 16 Apr
R10 607pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Dec - 13 Jan
R13 005pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Dec - 10 Mar
R13 418pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Nairobi

Late deals on return flights to Nairobi from Cape Town, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 15 Dec
R9 813pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Dec - 31 Jan
R10 131pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Dec - 10 Feb
R10 210pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Nairobi from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Nairobi
15:00 - 12:15
Kenya Airways
1 stop
20h 15m
CPT - NBO
Kenya Airways
R2 922
Kiwi.com
9:25 - 17:15
Kenya Airways
1 stop
6h 50m
CPT - NBO
Kenya Airways
R3 081
Kiwi.com
9:25 - 17:15
Kenya Airways
1 stop
6h 50m
CPT - NBO
Kenya Airways
R3 096
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Nairobi

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Nairobi?

If you book a flight to Nairobi from Cape Town, you will be flying from Cape Town Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is located 15,6 km from the centre of Cape Town. There are 0 flights from Cape Town Intl to Nairobi per day from 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Nairobi have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cape Town Intl to Nairobi that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are South African, Kenya Airways, and Ethiopian Air. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Nairobi for under R7 000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Nairobi for under R7 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R6 923, but on average you can expect to pay R10 258.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Nairobi for under R10 700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Cape Town to Nairobi under R10 700. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Nairobi is less than R15 244.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Nairobi for under R9 900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than R9 900.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Nairobi round-trip?

Currently priced at R10 179, Ethiopian Air will fly you from Cape Town to Nairobi and back. In addition to Ethiopian Air, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Emirates and Kenya Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R10 417 and R10 988, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Nairobi?

Before booking your flight from Cape Town to Nairobi, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Ethiopian Air or Kenya Airways.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Nairobi?

While on average a flight from Cape Town to Nairobi is generally R7 730, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R7 442. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl), you can expect to pay R9 083 for that flight.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Nairobi from Cape Town?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Nairobi

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Nairobi.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Nairobi.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Nairobi.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers, including those in transit, are required to complete the traveler's Health Surveillance Form online before departure.

Electronic Visitor Visa - To visit Kenya for Business or Tourism, you require a visa.

An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.



East African Visitor Visa - This visa is for travelers visiting Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda for tourism during one trip. You can travel freely between these three countries, entering and exiting each country multiple times. You must start your trip in Kenya. The visa becomes invalid if you travel outside of these countries.

An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.




Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from Nairobi?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Nairobi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nairobi must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = Sh 7,04
Average temperature for December in Nairobi
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Nairobi
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Nairobi

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl (NBO)
Nairobi Wilson (WIL)

Top 4 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Nairobi 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
R7 248 R7 832 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
R7 632 R8 139 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
R7 773 R8 395 No cancel fee 78%
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Kenya Airways
R8 437 R11 312 No cancel fee 82%
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Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Nairobi

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards Nairobi.
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Weekly flight availability
from Cape Town to Nairobi
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to Nairobi.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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