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Cape Town to Nairobi Last modified: Oct 19, 2018 2:53 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 48 195 047 545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Nairobi. South African & Kenya frequently offer the best deals to Nairobi flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

South African
CPTNBO
Fri 10/26
1 stop
NBOCPT
Mon 10/29
1 stop
R7 792
Kenya
CPTNBO
Thu 02/07
1 stop
NBOCPT
Fri 02/22
1 stop
R10 317
Air Namibia
CPTNBO
Thu 12/27
2 stops
NBOCPT
Wed 01/09
2 stops
R18 253

How Much is a Flight from Cape Town 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 Cape Town to Nairobi, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R7 807.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cape Town 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 Cape Town 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 Cape Town 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 Cape Town to Nairobi.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R0 R7 807
7-14 days R0 R7 792
14-21 days R0 R7 807
21-30 days R11 212 R7 792
30-60 days R10 750 R7 792
60-90 days R10 389 R7 792
90+ days R10 418 R7 792

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

We've examined 57 595 778 181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to Nairobi is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R7 792R7 792R7 792R7 792R7 792R7 792R7 821

Compare Flight Prices from Cape Town 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 Cape Town to Nairobi flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Cape Town Nairobi South African 2018/10/26 2018/10/29 1 R7 792
November Cape Town Nairobi South African 2018/11/14 2018/11/17 1 R7 792
December Cape Town Nairobi South African 2018/12/07 2018/12/18 1 R7 792
January Cape Town Nairobi Kenya 2019/01/13 2019/01/27 0 R10 389
February Cape Town Nairobi South African 2019/02/07 2019/02/22 1 R9 033
March Cape Town Nairobi South African 2019/03/20 2019/03/24 1 R7 792
April Cape Town Nairobi South African 2019/04/06 2019/04/11 1 R7 792
May Cape Town Nairobi Kenya 2019/05/04 2019/05/18 1 R10 361

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cape Town 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 Cape Town to Nairobi. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
R7 792
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
R7 792
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
R7 807
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
R7 807

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cape Town 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 Cape Town to Nairobi is R8 802.

The average price for direct flights from Cape Town to Nairobi is R11 010.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Cape Town to Nairobi - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Kenya 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 23:00 23:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cape Town 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 Cape Town 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 Cape Town to Nairobi is R7 662.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to Nairobi is R8 817.

Cape Town to Nairobi Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Cape Town to Nairobi?
Answer: The average Cape Town to Nairobi flight time is 5 hours and 45 minutes.
Question: How far is Nairobi from Cape Town?
Answer: The distance from Cape Town to Nairobi is 4 095 kilometers (2 545 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Cape Town to Nairobi?
Answer: There are 3 direct flights from Cape Town to Nairobi.
Question: What are the most popular Cape Town airlines for direct flights from Cape Town to Nairobi?
Answer: Kenya Airways provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Cape Town and Nairobi.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cape Town to Nairobi?
Answer: Johannesburg, ZA

Airlines in Cape Town flying to Nairobi Last modified: Oct 19, 2018 2:53 -04:00Number of routes searched: 21Number of itineraries searched: 42 797

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cape Town to Nairobi? We've gathered the average price of Cape Town 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.

Cape Town to Nairobi
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Kenya -
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
TAAG Angola LAD
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Swiss ZRH
Air Mauritius MRU
Qatar DOH
South African JNB
Turkish IST
RwandAir KGL

Cape Town to Nairobi Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cape Town 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 Flights from Cape Town to Nairobi