Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi

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The best prices from OR Tambo to Nairobi are usually found in April or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
OR Tambo (JNB) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to NBO flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
JNB - NB0
Price
R4 516 - R6 534
NB0
Temperature
23 - 28 °C
NB0
Rainfall
15 - 151 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R4 516

From OR Tambo to Nairobi

One-way from

R3 359

One-way flight from OR Tambo to Nairobi

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 OR Tambo to Nairobi?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from OR Tambo to Nairobi. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Nairobi.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 33% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from OR Tambo to Nairobi 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R5 899, or R6 774 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from OR Tambo to Nairobi?

April can be a great time to fly to Nairobi from OR Tambo with a flight ticket averaging about R5 173. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as R4 177. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 34% on flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi in May, June 2021

The best prices found for JNB to NBO flights in May, June
19 May - 25 May
R4 205pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 May - 28 May
R4 219pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Jun - 21 Jun
R4 234pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

OR Tambo to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from OR Tambo found for this year
19 May - 25 May
R4 205pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 May - 28 May
R4 219pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Jun - 21 Jun
R4 234pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Nairobi from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to Nairobi direct flight deals
26 May - 5 Jun
R11 050pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 May - 5 Jun
R11 078pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Sep - 20 Sep
R11 247pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi

Late deals on return flights to Nairobi from OR Tambo, departing today and this week
23 May - 28 May
R4 219pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 May - 28 May
R4 248pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 May - 28 May
R4 262pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Nairobi from OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi
21:00 - 17:45
Uganda Airlines
1 stop
19h 45m
JNB - NBO
Uganda Airlines
R3 359
Kiwi.com
8:10 - 13:15
Kenya Airways
Direct
4h 05m
JNB - NBO
Kenya Airways
R3 754
Kiwi.com
21:00 - 0:00
RwandAir
1 stop
26h 00m
JNB - NBO
RwandAir
R4 799
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Nairobi

What airport do you fly from for flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi?

If you book a flight to Nairobi from Johannesburg, you will be flying from OR Tambo, which is the city’s only airport. Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) is located 20,7 km from the centre of Johannesburg. There are 0 flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi per day from 6 different airlines.

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

RwandAir, Ethiopian Air, and South African are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi for under R4 234 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi for under R4 234. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R4 219, but on average you can expect to pay R4 516.

Are there direct flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi for under R11 290 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 18 direct flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi under R11 290. A good price for a direct flight from OR Tambo to Nairobi is less than R12 545.

Are there last-minute flights available from OR Tambo to Nairobi for under R4 234?

There are currently 20+ open flights from OR Tambo to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than R4 234.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Nairobi?

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 Nairobi are hotter than in Johannesburg.

How long does is the flight from OR Tambo to Nairobi?

For as low as R4 770, RwandAir can have you in Nairobi from OR Tambo in 6h 30m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from OR Tambo to Nairobi return?

Flying on Ethiopian Air is currently your cheapest option to Nairobi, with prices starting at R4 220. Another option worth looking into is RwandAir, starting at R4 446 return. You may be able to fly from OR Tambo to Nairobi for 18% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

R3 049 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Uganda Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Air, with prices starting from R3 585 and R3 966, respectively.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = Sh 7,54
Average temperature for May in Nairobi
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Nairobi
129.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 5 airlines flying from OR Tambo to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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
R310 R344 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
R288 R382 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
R347 R538 No cancel fee 82%
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South African
R361 R567 No cancel 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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Emirates
R344 R605 No cancel fee 75%
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Hourly flight availability from OR Tambo to Nairobi

See what time of day planes typically take off from OR Tambo towards Nairobi.
Morning 6 AM to midday 68% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 32% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
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