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

Popular flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg

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.

Kenya Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 20, 2016 KES66,485
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 KES66,485
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 24, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 KES73,457
Aug 26, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 KES73,457

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 KES69,314.

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 KES73,760 KES83,561
7-14 days KES73,558 KES70,425
14-21 days KES73,558 KES70,425
21-30 days KES73,558 KES70,425
30-60 days KES73,457 KES70,223
60-90 days KES73,558 KES70,526
90+ days KES73,457 KES67,293

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
KES66,485 KES70,425 KES70,425 KES66,788 KES70,223 KES70,526 KES70,425

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
May Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 5/16/16 5/20/16 2 KES66,485
June Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 6/24/16 7/3/16 1 KES70,223
July Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 7/21/16 7/29/16 2 KES66,788
August Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 8/20/16 8/31/16 2 KES66,485
September Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 9/1/16 9/5/16 1 KES70,526
October Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 10/14/16 10/18/16 2 KES70,526
November Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 11/14/16 11/29/16 2 KES67,293
December Nairobi Johannesburg Kenya 12/1/16 12/5/16 1 KES70,526

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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
KES73,760
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
KES73,760

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 KES86,289.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg is KES76,488.

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 KES39,810.

The average price for round trip flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg is KES70,122.

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)

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 KES11,014

Cheap International Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Gaborone East African, Kenya KES99,424
Nairobi to Maputo East African, Kenya, LAM Mocambique KES63,353
Nairobi to Durban Inter Air, Kenya, Comair Limited, Proflight Zambia, South African KES83,561
Nairobi to ManziniCheck Dates
Nairobi to London Five Fourty, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KES59,513
Nairobi to Nelspruit Kenya, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Bloemfontein Kenya, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Cape Town East African, Inter Air, Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES86,794
Nairobi to Harare East African, Kenya, Air Zimbabwe KES73,659
Nairobi to Livingstone Kenya KES92,149
Nairobi to Pietermaritzburg Kenya, South African Check Dates
Nairobi to Victoria Falls Kenya KES124,583
Nairobi to Lusaka East African, Kenya KES70,931
Nairobi to Bulawayo Kenya KES111,549
Nairobi to Windhoek Kenya, Air Namibia KES99,323
Nairobi to Port Elizabeth Inter Air, Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES87,097
Nairobi to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Kenya KES45,266
Nairobi to East London Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES84,571
Nairobi to Inhambane Kenya, LAM Mocambique Check Dates
Nairobi to Lilongwe Kenya KES83,257
Nairobi to Beira Kenya, LAM Mocambique Check Dates
Nairobi to Antananarivo Kenya, Air Madagascar KES97,706
Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES19,602
Nairobi to Zanzibar Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES20,208
Nairobi to Ndola Kenya KES97,504
Nairobi to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Kenya KES44,054
Nairobi to George Kenya, Comair Limited, South African Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Johannesburg - JNB

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Johannesburg Inter Air, Fastjet, Mango, Precision Air, South African KES69,213
Kilimanjaro to Harare Fastjet, Precision Air, Air Zimbabwe KES83,864
Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg, ZA, South Africa, from KES658 Round trip from NBO to JNB