Cheap flights from Nairobi to OR Tambo

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The best prices from Nairobi to OR Tambo 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 (NBO) to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best NBO to JNB flight in 2021: compare Nairobi to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
NB0 - JNB
Price
R5 379 - R7 443
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 379

From Nairobi to OR Tambo

One-way from

R4 213

One-way flight from Nairobi to OR Tambo

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 OR Tambo?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 9% on the overall cost on flights from Nairobi to OR Tambo.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Nairobi to OR Tambo at least 24 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 24 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Nairobi to OR Tambo for as little as R1 643 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R1 685 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Nairobi to OR Tambo lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Nairobi to OR Tambo in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at R1 222.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Nairobi to OR Tambo in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 49% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

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

The best prices found for NBO to JNB flights in May, June
14 May - 20 May
R5 758pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14 May - 15 May
R5 842pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
7 May - 9 May
R5 856pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Nairobi to OR Tambo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Nairobi found for this year
14 May - 20 May
R5 758pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14 May - 15 May
R5 842pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
7 May - 9 May
R5 856pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Direct flights to OR Tambo from Nairobi

Save time with Nairobi to OR Tambo direct flight deals
5 Jul - 12 Jul
R10 210pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
11 Jun - 30 Jul
R10 351pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
16 Jun - 18 Jun
R10 379pp
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 OR Tambo

Late deals on return flights to OR Tambo from Nairobi, departing today and this week
14 May - 20 May
R5 758pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14 May - 15 May
R5 842pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14 May - 20 May
R5 856pp
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

One-way flights to OR Tambo from Nairobi

The cheapest one-way flights from Nairobi to OR Tambo
18:15 - 11:15
Uganda Airlines
1 stop
18h 00m
NBO - JNB
Uganda Airlines
R4 214
Kiwi.com
0:35 - 11:50
RwandAir
3 stops
36h 15m
NBO - JNB
RwandAir
R6 068
1:00 - 13:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
13h 35m
NBO - JNB
Multiple Airlines
R6 601
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Nairobi to OR Tambo

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

If you book a flight to Johannesburg from Nairobi, you will be flying to 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 Nairobi to OR Tambo per day from 4 different airlines.

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.

Can I find flights from Nairobi to OR Tambo for under R7 022 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nairobi to OR Tambo for under R7 022. The cheapest flight booked recently is on RwandAir for just R5 758, but on average you can expect to pay R6 896.

Are there direct flights from Nairobi to OR Tambo for under R11 235 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Nairobi to OR Tambo under R11 235. A good price for a direct flight from Nairobi to OR Tambo is less than R12 850.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nairobi to OR Tambo for under R7 022?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Nairobi to OR Tambo within the next 7 days for less than R7 022.

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 OR Tambo?

There are many flights that can get you from Nairobi to OR Tambo in 6h 20m. Fly via Ethiopian Air, RwandAir, or Uganda Airlines to get the fastest option. 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 Nairobi to OR Tambo return?

Our cheapest airline available from Nairobi to OR Tambo is RwandAir. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R5 759 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Uganda Airlines and Ethiopian Air, starting at R6 447 and R7 992 round-trip. RwandAir is 2% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Uganda Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R4 087. Ethiopian Air flights start at R4 101 while deals on RwandAir start at R4 944 one-way.

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Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Nairobi to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = R1,00
Average temperature for May in OR Tambo
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in OR Tambo
25.0 mm

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 4 airlines flying from Nairobi to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Nairobi to OR Tambo 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 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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Hourly flight availability from Nairobi to OR Tambo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Nairobi towards OR Tambo.
Morning 6 AM to midday 41% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 34% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 24% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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