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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than R5 500.
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.
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.
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%).
Before booking your flight from South Africa to Nairobi, check out the most popular airlines for this route: British Airways, Emirates or Ethiopian Air.
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.
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Nairobi.
Health Declaration Form - Travelers, including those in transit, are required to complete the traveler's Health Surveillance Form online before departure.
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.
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.
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