Cheap flights from South Africa to Nairobi

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best null to NBO flight in 2021: compare South Africa to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Nairobi?

To save on the cost of your flight from South Africa to Nairobi, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 33% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R6 184 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R7 101.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Nairobi?

Flights from South Africa to Nairobi lean towards being more expensive in August. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Africa to Nairobi in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at R4 379.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Nairobi (ZA0 - NB0)?

When flying from South Africa 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 South Africa to Nairobi in September, October 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to NBO flights in September, October
18 Oct - 26 Oct
R5 252pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Oct - 6 Nov
R5 282pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Oct - 19 Oct
R5 296pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from South Africa found for this year
7 Dec - 12 Dec
R5 060pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Oct - 26 Oct
R5 252pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Oct - 6 Nov
R5 282pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Nairobi from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to Nairobi direct flight deals
29 Sep - 7 Oct
R9 646pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Oct - 7 Oct
R9 676pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Dec - 2 Jan
R9 705pp
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 South Africa to Nairobi

Late deals on return flights to Nairobi from South Africa, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 7 Oct
R5 430pp
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
30 Sep - 7 Oct
R5 444pp
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
27 Sep - 3 Oct
R5 592pp
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 South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Nairobi
10:25 - 18:15
Kenya Airways
1 stop
6h 50m
CPT - NBO
Kenya Airways
R2 633
Kiwi.com
12:10 - 17:45
Uganda Airlines
1 stop
28h 35m
JNB - NBO
Uganda Airlines
R3 995
Gotogate
2:15 - 2:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 00m
CPT - NBO
Multiple Airlines
R4 616
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Nairobi

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Nairobi have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like RwandAir, Ethiopian Air, and South African flying from South Africa to Nairobi have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Nairobi for under R5 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Nairobi for under R5 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Uganda Airlines for just R5 060, but on average you can expect to pay R5 430.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Nairobi for under R9 700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to Nairobi under R9 700. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Nairobi is less than R10 016.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Nairobi for under R5 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than R5 500.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Kenya Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R2 633. Uganda Airlines flights start at R3 018 while deals on Ethiopian Air start at R3 950 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Nairobi?

Looking for the cheapest flight from South Africa to Nairobi? While on average our users pay R4 683, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R3 032. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl), is priced around R5 060.

What are the most reliable airlines from South Africa to Nairobi?

Before booking your flight to Nairobi from South Africa, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air France (100%), Kenya Airways (68%), Delta( 50%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Africa to Nairobi?

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

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Nairobi from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Nairobi

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from Nairobi?

Returning to South Africa from Nairobi

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = Sh 7,41
Average temperature for September in Nairobi
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Nairobi
21.0 mm

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 5 airlines flying from South Africa to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa 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
Ethiopian Air
R4 265 R6 616 No cancel fee 72%
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RwandAir
R4 592 R6 191 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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Emirates
R5 083 R8 731 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
R5 137 R9 139 No cancel fee 82%
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South African
R5 345 R9 062 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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