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Johannesburg to Nairobi Last modified: Jun 18, 2022 6:57 -04:00

We've scanned 35 676 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Nairobi. RwandAir & Kenya frequently offer the best deals to Nairobi flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

RwandAir
JNBNBO
Sat 06/18
2 stops
NBOJNB
Sat 07/02
2 stops
R7 857
Kenya
JNBNBO
Sat 06/18
nonstop
NBOJNB
Sat 07/02
nonstop
R13 100

How Much is a Flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi?

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 R8 919.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Johannesburg 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 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 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 Johannesburg to Nairobi?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R13 129 R7 874
7-14 days R13 000 R5 866
14-21 days R13 820 R18 190
21-30 days R13 675 R5 609
30-60 days R12 759 R6 042
60-90 days R13 611 R6 300
90+ days R12 936 R11 056

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to Nairobi

We've examined 31 614 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Johannesburg to Nairobi is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R7 456R5 576R13 611R6 107R13 868R7 874R7 842

Compare Flight Prices from Johannesburg to Nairobi by Month

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 Johannesburg to Nairobi flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Johannesburg Nairobi RwandAir 2022/06/18 2022/07/02 2 R7 874
June Johannesburg Nairobi RwandAir 2022/06/21 2022/06/28 2 R5 576
July Johannesburg Nairobi Kenya 2022/07/08 2022/07/15 0 R13 595
August Johannesburg Nairobi RwandAir 2022/08/31 2022/09/05 2 R7 665
August Johannesburg Nairobi RwandAir 2022/08/04 2022/08/04 2 R3 295
September Johannesburg Nairobi RwandAir 2022/09/27 2022/10/02 4 R2 684
December Johannesburg Nairobi !! 2022/12/04 2022/12/10 2 R10 735
November Johannesburg Nairobi RwandAir 2022/11/03 2022/11/07 2 R2 957

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Johannesburg to Nairobi. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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R6 251
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R6 251

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi

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 Johannesburg to Nairobi is R10 735.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is R12 615.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Kenya 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 12:25 20:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi

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 R4 178.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi is R10 735.

Johannesburg to Nairobi Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
Answer: The average Johannesburg to Nairobi flight time is 4 hours and 5 minutes.
Question: How far is Nairobi from Johannesburg?
Answer: The distance from Johannesburg to Nairobi is 2 909 kilometers (1 808 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
Answer: There are 9 direct flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi.
Question: What are the most popular Johannesburg airlines for direct flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
Answer: Kenya Airways provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Johannesburg and Nairobi.

Johannesburg to Nairobi Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Johannesburg 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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