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Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi, KE, Kenya - JNB to NBO

Popular flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Comair Limited
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 25, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 ZAR17,974
Kenya Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 26, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 ZAR5,711
Mango
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 ZAR11,628
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 13, 2016 Feb 16, 2016 ZAR8,256
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 ZAR8,256
Feb 26, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 ZAR8,256
Mar 11, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 ZAR8,256
Apr 11, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 ZAR8,256

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Johannesburg to Nairobi (JNB to NBO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Johannesburg to Nairobi, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ZAR6,395.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi (JNB to NBO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Johannesburg to Nairobi based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days ZAR8,256 ZAR6,872
7-14 days ZAR8,256 ZAR6,872
14-21 days ZAR8,256 ZAR7,413
21-30 days ZAR8,256 ZAR6,999
30-60 days ZAR8,256 ZAR6,872
60-90 days ZAR8,256 ZAR6,872
90+ days ZAR8,160 ZAR6,872

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to Nairobi

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Johannesburg to Nairobi.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
ZAR6,410 ZAR6,379 ZAR6,410 ZAR6,458 ZAR6,379 ZAR6,379 ZAR6,410

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Johannesburg to Nairobi

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Johannesburg to Nairobi.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 2/19/16 3/3/16 2 ZAR6,379
March Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 3/8/16 3/11/16 3 ZAR6,379
April Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 4/26/16 4/27/16 3 ZAR5,711
May Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 5/6/16 5/9/16 2 ZAR6,410
June Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 6/20/16 7/1/16 3 ZAR6,395
July Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 7/7/16 7/20/16 2 ZAR7,460
August Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 8/11/16 8/20/16 2 ZAR6,474
September Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 9/17/16 9/29/16 1 ZAR6,888

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Johannesburg to Nairobi

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Johannesburg to Nairobi.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
ZAR8,590
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
ZAR8,590 ZAR8,256
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
ZAR8,256
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
ZAR8,256
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
ZAR8,256

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi (JNB to NBO)

Your Johannesburg to Nairobi flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is ZAR7,969.

The average price for non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is ZAR8,256.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi.

Nonstop Flight Details from Johannesburg to Nairobi
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Kenya 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 01:50 16:20
South African 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 10:05 15:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi (JNB to NBO)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is ZAR7,333.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is ZAR7,317.

Johannesburg to Nairobi Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
Answer: The average Johannesburg to Nairobi flight time is 4 hours and 3 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Johannesburg and Nairobi?
Answer: The distance from Johannesburg to Nairobi is 2909 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
Answer: There are 32 direct flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
Answer: Kenya Airways provides 65% of the non-stop flights between Johannesburg and Nairobi.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
Answer: Addis Ababa, ET

Airlines Flying from Johannesburg to Nairobi (JNB to NBO)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Nairobi with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi.

Johannesburg to Nairobi
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Ethiopian ADD X X X X X X X
Kenya - X X X X X X X
South African - X X X X X X X
RwandAir KGL X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Johannesburg and Nairobi, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap International Flights from Johannesburg - JNB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Johannesburg to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ZAR9,528
Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro Inter Air, Fastjet, Mango, Comair Limited, Precision Air, South African ZAR8,669
Johannesburg to Mombasa Kenya, Comair Limited, South African ZAR8,685
Johannesburg to Entebbe Comair Limited, South African ZAR7,222
Johannesburg to Zanzibar Inter Air, Fastjet, Mango, Comair Limited, Precision Air, South African ZAR3,738
Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam Inter Air, Fastjet, Mango, Comair Limited, Precision Air, South African ZAR4,565
Johannesburg to Kigali Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African, RwandAir ZAR5,997
Johannesburg to Dubai Inter Air, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Comair Limited, South African ZAR7,110
Johannesburg to Istanbul Atlasjet, South African, Turkish ZAR7,206
Johannesburg to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ZAR8,796
Johannesburg to Addis Ababa Inter Air, Ethiopian, Comair Limited, South African ZAR8,303
Johannesburg to Bujumbura Comair Limited, South African ZAR18,849
Johannesburg to Lilongwe Inter Air, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR6,267
Johannesburg to Pemba Comair Limited, South African, LAM Mocambique ZAR5,965
Johannesburg to Bangkok Inter Air, Bangkok, South African, Thai ZAR10,657
Johannesburg to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Inter Air, Comair Limited, South African ZAR6,681
Johannesburg to New York American, JetBlue, South African, United ZAR12,327
Johannesburg to Harare British Airways, Inter Air, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR3,086
Johannesburg to Blantyre Comair Limited, South African ZAR6,331
Johannesburg to Lusaka Inter Air, Mango, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR5,393
Johannesburg to Juba Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
Johannesburg to Ndola Inter Air, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR4,454
Johannesburg to Mahe Island Inter Air, Air Seychelles, Comair Limited, South African ZAR6,395
Johannesburg to Victoria Falls British Airways, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR3,086
Johannesburg to Lubumbashi Africaine, Inter Air, Comair Limited, South African ZAR8,033

Cheap International Flights to Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Gaborone to Nairobi Air Botswana, Kenya ZAR14,347
Manzini to NairobiCheck Dates
Nelspruit to Nairobi Kenya, South African Check Dates
Gaborone to Entebbe Air Botswana Check Dates
Gaborone to Dar Es Salaam Air Botswana, Fastjet, Precision Air ZAR15,270
Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi, KE, Kenya, from ZAR359 Round trip from JNB to NBO