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Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg, ZA, South Africa - NBO to JNB Last modified: May 27, 2016 2:19 AM

Popular flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg Last modified: May 27, 2016 2:19 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
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 KES133,430
Inter Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 KES96,227
Jul 29, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 KES96,227
Kenya Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 KES66,967
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 KES66,967
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 KES66,967
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 KES66,967
Jul 5, 2016 Jul 8, 2016 KES66,967
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 KES70,788

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 KES68,374.

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 KES75,011 KES72,195
7-14 days KES73,000 KES71,290
14-21 days KES72,497 KES71,290
21-30 days KES73,000 KES69,782
30-60 days KES71,894 KES69,782
60-90 days KES72,497 KES69,782
90+ days KES72,497 KES66,766

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
KES69,279 KES66,967 KES69,782 KES69,279 KES66,967 KES66,967 KES68,777

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
June Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 6/17/16 6/19/16 2 KES66,967
July Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 7/1/16 7/3/16 2 KES66,967
August Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 8/13/16 8/17/16 2 KES66,967
September Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 9/22/16 9/28/16 2 KES66,967
October Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 10/13/16 10/27/16 2 KES69,782
November Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 11/12/16 11/18/16 1 KES66,766
December Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 12/10/16 12/17/16 2 KES69,782
January Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 1/1/17 1/14/17 2 KES67,268

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
KES75,011
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
KES75,011
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
KES74,307
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
KES74,307
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
KES74,307
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
KES74,307

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 KES77,927.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg is KES75,514.

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 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 00:55 20:50
South African 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 08:45 15:55

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 KES49,672.

The average price for round trip flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg is KES77,927.

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 36 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 69% 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) Number of flights searched: 47Last modified: May 27, 2016 2:19 AM

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
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 KES10,860

Cheap International Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Gaborone Kenya KES80,139
Nairobi to Maputo Five Fourty, East African, Kenya, LAM Mocambique KES63,045
Nairobi to Durban Inter Air, Kenya, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African KES81,949
Nairobi to ManziniCheck Dates
Nairobi to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KES59,426
Nairobi to Nelspruit Kenya, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Bloemfontein Kenya, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Cape Town Inter Air, Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES57,515
Nairobi to Harare Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES72,899
Nairobi to Livingstone Kenya KES73,100
Nairobi to Pietermaritzburg Kenya, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Victoria Falls Kenya KES195,470
Nairobi to Lusaka East African, Kenya KES67,671
Nairobi to Bulawayo Kenya Check Dates
Nairobi to Windhoek Kenya, Air Namibia KES83,356
Nairobi to Port Elizabeth Kenya, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Dubai Five Fourty, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Kenya KES44,745
Nairobi to East London Kenya, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Inhambane Kenya, LAM Mocambique Check Dates
Nairobi to Lilongwe Kenya KES82,250
Nairobi to Beira Kenya, LAM Mocambique Check Dates
Nairobi to Antananarivo East African, Kenya, Air Madagascar KES96,730
Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES18,401
Nairobi to Zanzibar Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES20,110
Nairobi to Ndola Kenya KES85,569
Nairobi to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Kenya KES43,840
Nairobi to George Kenya, South African Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Johannesburg - JNB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Johannesburg Inter Air, Fastjet, Precision Air, South African KES72,396
Kilimanjaro to Harare Precision Air KES85,166
Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg, ZA, South Africa, from KES666 Round trip from NBO to JNB