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Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi - 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.

Kenya Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 8, 2016 Feb 9, 2016 ZAR5,732
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 ZAR8,406
Feb 21, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 ZAR8,406
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 ZAR8,406
Feb 26, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 ZAR8,406
Feb 29, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 ZAR8,406

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 ZAR6,308.

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 ZAR8,438 ZAR6,997
7-14 days ZAR8,406 ZAR7,029
14-21 days ZAR8,406 ZAR7,029
21-30 days ZAR8,406 ZAR7,045
30-60 days ZAR8,406 ZAR7,029
60-90 days ZAR8,406 ZAR7,029
90+ days ZAR8,406 ZAR5,748

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
ZAR5,732 ZAR5,748 ZAR6,677 ZAR6,613 ZAR6,469 ZAR6,469 ZAR6,469

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 2/8/16 2/9/16 2 ZAR5,732
March Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 3/8/16 3/9/16 2 ZAR5,748
April Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 4/5/16 4/12/16 2 ZAR6,469
May Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 5/1/16 5/19/16 2 ZAR6,469
June Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 6/24/16 7/12/16 2 ZAR6,469
July Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 7/10/16 7/15/16 3 ZAR6,869
August Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 8/19/16 8/20/16 1 ZAR5,748
September Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 9/17/16 9/26/16 2 ZAR6,533

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
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
ZAR8,406
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
ZAR8,406
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
ZAR8,470
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
ZAR8,470

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 ZAR8,518.

The average price for non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is ZAR8,422.

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 ZAR5,332.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is ZAR7,429.

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 Kenya, Virgin Atlantic, Turkish, KLM, El Al, Swiss, Austrian, Alitalia, British Airways, Etihad, Tap Portugal, Egyptair, Saudi Arabian, Air Mauritius, Ethiopian, Qatar, Air France, Lufthansa, Emirates, South African ZAR9,639
Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro Kenya, Ethiopian ZAR5,764
Johannesburg to Mombasa Kenya, Ethiopian ZAR8,838
Johannesburg to Entebbe Kenya, Ethiopian, Emirates, South African ZAR7,621
Johannesburg to Zanzibar Kenya, Ethiopian ZAR6,837
Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam Kenya, Ethiopian, Emirates, South African ZAR4,051
Johannesburg to Kigali Kenya, Ethiopian, South African ZAR6,228
Johannesburg to Dubai Thai, Kenya, Turkish, Egyptair, Saudi Arabian, Malaysia, Ethiopian, Qatar, Lufthansa, Emirates, South African ZAR6,981
Johannesburg to Istanbul Turkish, KLM, Swiss, Austrian, Alitalia, British Airways, Etihad, Egyptair, Saudi Arabian, Qatar, Air France, Lufthansa, Emirates ZAR7,317
Johannesburg to Paris Kenya, Turkish, KLM, El Al, Swiss, Austrian, Alitalia, British Airways, Etihad, Tap Portugal, Egyptair, Saudi Arabian, Czech, Ethiopian, Air Mauritius, Qatar, Air France, Lufthansa, Air Madagascar, Emirates, South African ZAR8,934
Johannesburg to Addis Ababa Kenya, Ethiopian, Emirates, South African, Egyptair ZAR8,294
Johannesburg to Bujumbura Kenya, Ethiopian, South African Check Dates
Johannesburg to Lilongwe Kenya, Ethiopian, South African ZAR6,388
Johannesburg to Pemba Kenya, South African ZAR6,052
Johannesburg to Bangkok Thai, Cathay, Kenya, Jet Airways, Turkish, KLM, El Al, Etihad, Singapore, Egyptair, Ethiopian, Qatar, Air France, Lufthansa, Korean, Emirates, South African ZAR9,158
Johannesburg to Mumbai Thai, Kenya, Jet Airways, Turkish, KLM, El Al, Etihad, Egyptair, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Air Mauritius, Air France, Qatar, Lufthansa, Air India, Korean, Emirates, South African ZAR6,917
Johannesburg to New York Virgin Atlantic, Turkish, El Al, Swiss, Delta, Saudi Arabian, Qatar, Olympic, US Airways, KLM, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Etihad, Egyptair, Air Canada, United, American, Ethiopian, Air France, Lufthansa, Emirates, South African ZAR12,504
Johannesburg to Harare Kenya, Air Zimbabwe, Air Namibia, Air Botswana, British Airways, South African ZAR3,154
Johannesburg to Blantyre Kenya, Ethiopian, South African ZAR6,388
Johannesburg to Lusaka Kenya, Air Namibia, South African ZAR5,364
Johannesburg to Juba Kenya, Ethiopian Check Dates
Johannesburg to Ndola Inter Air, South African ZAR6,196
Johannesburg to Mahe Island Kenya, Ethiopian, KLM, Air France, Air Seychelles, Emirates, South African, Etihad ZAR6,501
Johannesburg to Victoria Falls Air Zimbabwe, Air Namibia, British Airways, South African ZAR3,251
Johannesburg to Lubumbashi Kenya, Ethiopian, Korongo, South African ZAR7,957
Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi, from ZAR358 Round trip from JNB to NBO