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Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi, KE, Kenya - JNB to NBO Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:19 AM

Popular flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:19 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Comair Limited
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 ZAR 20,130
Kenya Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 ZAR 6,544
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 ZAR 6,544
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 ZAR 7,949

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 ZAR 6,965.

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 ZAR 8,621 ZAR 16,241
7-14 days ZAR 7,465 ZAR 8,464
14-21 days ZAR 8,558 ZAR 16,710
21-30 days ZAR 7,356 ZAR 8,683
30-60 days ZAR 7,356 ZAR 8,636
60-90 days ZAR 8,449 ZAR 8,636
90+ days ZAR 8,449 ZAR 8,090

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
ZAR 6,731 ZAR 6,918 ZAR 6,793 ZAR 6,762 ZAR 6,793 ZAR 7,402 ZAR 7,356

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
May Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 5/30/16 6/10/16 3 ZAR 6,793
June Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 6/29/16 7/6/16 3 ZAR 7,090
July Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 7/11/16 7/25/16 2 ZAR 6,731
August Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 8/30/16 9/5/16 2 ZAR 6,544
September Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 9/24/16 9/30/16 3 ZAR 6,762
October Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 10/27/16 11/12/16 2 ZAR 7,106
November Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 11/24/16 11/28/16 2 ZAR 6,903
December Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 12/20/16 12/23/16 3 ZAR 6,762

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
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
ZAR 8,714
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
ZAR 8,714

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 ZAR 8,745.

The average price for non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is ZAR 7,652.

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 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 00:55 17:15
South African 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 10:10 15:40

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 ZAR 7,730.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is ZAR 7,371.

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 a minute.
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 36 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 69% 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) Number of flights searched: 44Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:19 AM

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
Egyptair CAI 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 Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 9,885
Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro Inter Air, Fastjet, Comair Limited, Precision Air, South African ZAR 7,465
Johannesburg to Mombasa Inter Air, Kenya, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 9,058
Johannesburg to Entebbe Inter Air, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 7,621
Johannesburg to Zanzibar Inter Air, Fastjet, Mango, Comair Limited, Precision Air, South African ZAR 5,310
Johannesburg to Dar Es Salaam Inter Air, Fastjet, Mango, Comair Limited, Precision Air, South African ZAR 5,653
Johannesburg to Kigali Inter Air, Comair Limited, South African, RwandAir ZAR 5,700
Johannesburg to Dubai Inter Air, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 7,278
Johannesburg to Istanbul Atlasjet, South African, Turkish, SunExpress ZAR 7,481
Johannesburg to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, TAROM, South African, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ZAR 9,308
Johannesburg to Addis Ababa Inter Air, Ethiopian, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 7,543
Johannesburg to Bujumbura Comair Limited, South African ZAR 18,677
Johannesburg to Lilongwe Inter Air, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR 6,434
Johannesburg to Pemba Comair Limited, South African, LAM Mocambique ZAR 6,216
Johannesburg to Bangkok Bangkok, South African, Thai ZAR 12,899
Johannesburg to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Inter Air, South African ZAR 6,996
Johannesburg to New York American, JetBlue, South African, United ZAR 12,618
Johannesburg to Harare British Airways, Inter Air, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR 3,014
Johannesburg to Blantyre Inter Air, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR 6,387
Johannesburg to Lusaka Inter Air, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR 5,091
Johannesburg to Juba South African Check Dates
Johannesburg to Ndola Inter Air, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African ZAR 6,169
Johannesburg to Mahe Island Air Seychelles, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 6,387
Johannesburg to Victoria Falls British Airways, Comair Limited, South African, Air Zimbabwe ZAR 3,014
Johannesburg to Lubumbashi Africaine, Inter Air, Comair Limited, South African ZAR 8,433

Cheap International Flights to Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Gaborone to Nairobi Air Botswana, Kenya ZAR 8,449
Manzini to NairobiCheck Dates
Nelspruit to Nairobi Kenya, South African Check Dates
Gaborone to Entebbe Air Botswana ZAR 16,319
Gaborone to Dar Es Salaam Air Botswana, Fastjet, Precision Air ZAR 14,570
Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi, KE, Kenya, from ZAR 419 Round trip from JNB to NBO