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Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi, Kenya Last modified: Jan 22, 2017 1:59 -05:00

Johannesburg to Nairobi Last modified: Jan 22, 2017 1:59 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 27 580 655 426 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Nairobi. Ethiopian & RwandAir frequently offer the best deals to Nairobi flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Ethiopian
JNBNBO
Thu 04/13
2 stops
NBOJNB
Fri 04/21
2 stops
R4 434
RwandAir
JNBNBO
Thu 04/13
1 stop
NBOJNB
Mon 04/17
1 stop
R5 277
Kenya
JNBNBO
Thu 04/13
nonstop
NBOJNB
Fri 04/21
nonstop
R5 821
South African
JNBNBO
Sun 04/09
nonstop
NBOJNB
Thu 04/20
nonstop
R6 976
LAM Mocambique
JNBNBO
Fri 04/07
2 stops
NBOJNB
Sun 04/23
2 stops
R7 847
British Airways
JNBNBO
Wed 04/26
3 stops
NBOJNB
Sun 04/30
3 stops
R7 901

How Much is a Flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 R4 977.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Johannesburg to Nairobi? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R5 957 R5 385
7-14 days R5 957 R5 399
14-21 days R5 957 R5 385
21-30 days R5 916 R5 372
30-60 days R5 916 R5 372
60-90 days R5 821 R4 434
90+ days R5 821 R4 406

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to Nairobi Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 27 588 819 667 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Johannesburg to Nairobi is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R5 290 R5 372 R5 385 R4 434 R4 488 R4 447 R5 372

Compare Flight Prices from Johannesburg to Nairobi by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Johannesburg to Nairobi flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Johannesburg Nairobi Ethiopian 2017/01/23 2017/01/27 1 R5 385
February Johannesburg Nairobi Ethiopian 2017/02/13 2017/02/20 1 R5 372
March Johannesburg Nairobi Ethiopian 2017/03/31 2017/04/15 2 R4 556
April Johannesburg Nairobi Ethiopian 2017/04/13 2017/04/20 2 R4 434
May Johannesburg Nairobi Ethiopian 2017/05/04 2017/05/18 2 R4 434
June Johannesburg Nairobi Ethiopian 2017/06/14 2017/06/22 2 R4 434
July Johannesburg Nairobi Ethiopian 2017/07/14 2017/07/28 2 R4 406
August Johannesburg Nairobi Ethiopian 2017/08/03 2017/08/13 2 R4 447

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Johannesburg to Nairobi. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
R5 385
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
R5 385
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
R5 372
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
R5 372

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 R4 814.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is R6 718.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Kenya 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 01:15 17:40
South African 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 10:05 15:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is R4 923.

Johannesburg to Nairobi Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
Answer: The average Johannesburg to Nairobi flight time is 4 hours and a minute.
Question: How far is Nairobi from Johannesburg?
Answer: The distance from Johannesburg to Nairobi is 2 909 kilometers (1 808 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
Answer: There are 32 direct flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi.
Question: What are the most popular Johannesburg airlines for direct 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: Kigali, RW

Airlines in Johannesburg flying to Nairobi Last modified: Jan 22, 2017 1:59 -05:00Number of routes searched: 25Number of itineraries searched: 54 287

Wondering which airlines fly out of Johannesburg to Nairobi? We've gathered the average price of Johannesburg airlines with flights to Nairobi. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Johannesburg to Nairobi
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Kenya -
Comair Limited -
South African -
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
TAAG Angola LAD
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Swiss ZRH
Air Mauritius MRU
Egyptair CAI
Qatar DOH
Turkish IST
LAM Mocambique MPM
LAM Mocambique POL
RwandAir KGL

Johannesburg to Nairobi Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Johannesburg and Nairobi. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap International Flights to Nairobi - NBO Last modified: Jan 22, 2017 1:59 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi