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Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg, ZA, South Africa - NBO to JNB

Popular flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg

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.

East African Safari Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 13, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 KES84,005
Kenya Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 KES58,173
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 13, 2016 Feb 14, 2016 KES71,089
Feb 17, 2016 Mar 2, 2016 KES71,089
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 KES71,089
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 KES71,089
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 KES71,089

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Nairobi to Johannesburg, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be KES59,190.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Nairobi to Johannesburg 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 Nairobi to Johannesburg

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days KES71,089 KES60,919
7-14 days KES71,089 KES60,003
14-21 days KES71,089 KES70,885
21-30 days KES71,089 KES58,173
30-60 days KES71,089 KES58,681
60-90 days KES71,089 KES60,512
90+ days KES70,173 KES58,986

Cheapest Day To Fly from Nairobi to Johannesburg

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
KES58,376 KES59,902 KES59,292 KES58,986 KES59,292 KES58,173 KES60,512

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Nairobi to Johannesburg

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 2/19/16 2/25/16 2 KES59,292
March Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 3/5/16 3/13/16 1 KES58,173
April Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 4/2/16 4/10/16 1 KES58,681
May Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 5/2/16 5/7/16 2 KES58,376
June Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 6/20/16 6/24/16 1 KES60,003
July Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 7/18/16 7/21/16 2 KES60,512
August Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 8/27/16 8/29/16 1 KES58,986
September Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 9/6/16 9/20/16 2 KES60,105

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

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 Nairobi to Johannesburg.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
KES71,699
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
KES71,699
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
KES73,835
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
KES73,835 KES73,835
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
KES73,835 KES71,089
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
KES71,089

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

Your Nairobi to Johannesburg 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 Nairobi to Johannesburg is KES78,208.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg is KES71,089.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Nairobi to Johannesburg
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Kenya 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:25 21:45
South African 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 08:35 15:50

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

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 Nairobi to Johannesburg. 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 Nairobi to Johannesburg is KES67,224.

The average price for round trip flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg is KES71,089.

Nairobi to Johannesburg Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg?
Answer: The average Nairobi to Johannesburg flight time is 4 hours and 11 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Nairobi and Johannesburg?
Answer: The distance from Nairobi to Johannesburg is 2909 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg?
Answer: There are 32 direct flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg?
Answer: Kenya Airways provides 65% of the non-stop flights between Nairobi and Johannesburg.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Nairobi to Johannesburg?
Answer: Addis Ababa, ET

Airlines Flying from Nairobi to Johannesburg (NBO to JNB)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Nairobi to Johannesburg 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 Nairobi to Johannesburg.

Nairobi to Johannesburg
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 Nairobi and Johannesburg, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Mombasa Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES9,255

Cheap International Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Gaborone East African, Air Botswana, Kenya KES78,513
Nairobi to Maputo Five Fourty, East African, Kenya, LAM Mocambique KES76,174
Nairobi to Durban Inter Air, Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES83,394
Nairobi to ManziniCheck Dates
Nairobi to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KES57,156
Nairobi to Nelspruit Kenya, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Bloemfontein Kenya, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Cape Town East African, Inter Air, Mango, Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES83,496
Nairobi to Harare Kenya KES71,496
Nairobi to Livingstone Kenya KES77,801
Nairobi to Pietermaritzburg Kenya, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Victoria Falls Kenya, Air Zimbabwe KES105,463
Nairobi to Lusaka East African, Kenya KES61,834
Nairobi to Bulawayo Kenya Check Dates
Nairobi to Windhoek Kenya, Air Namibia KES84,411
Nairobi to Port Elizabeth Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES82,276
Nairobi to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Kenya KES38,138
Nairobi to East London Kenya, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Inhambane Kenya, LAM Mocambique Check Dates
Nairobi to Lilongwe East African, Kenya KES74,750
Nairobi to Beira Kenya, LAM Mocambique KES102,412
Nairobi to Antananarivo East African, Kenya, Air Madagascar KES94,988
Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES19,730
Nairobi to Zanzibar Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES19,629
Nairobi to Ndola East African, Kenya KES81,971
Nairobi to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Kenya KES48,511
Nairobi to George Kenya, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Johannesburg - JNB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Johannesburg Inter Air, Fastjet, Comair Limited, Precision Air, South African Check Dates
Kilimanjaro to Harare Fastjet, Precision Air KES79,530
Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg, ZA, South Africa, from KES572 Round trip from NBO to JNB