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Fares from $268 One Way, $334 Round Trip from Johannesburg to Nairobi

Prices starting at $334 for return flights and $268 for one-way flights to Nairobi were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Nairobi from Johannesburg

Route Information for Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi

Origin Airport IATA CodeJNB
Destination Airport IATA CodeNBO
Distance1808 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouth African Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival1:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:05PM UTC

Traveling from Johannesburg to Nairobi

O.R. Tambo International Airport

You can use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Johannesburg. The O.R. Tambo International Airport is located at 24 Johnson Road, approximately 12 miles from the Johannesburg city center. The airport services more than 17 million passengers every year, so the airport houses hubs for numerous airlines. Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa and South African Airways are just a few of the airlines that have flights departing from the airport on a daily basis. The Orbitz.com website searches all of the domestic and international flights available to find you discount tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has long-term parking lots near International Terminal A. Long-term parking in the P6 Shade 1 lot costs approximately $10.40 per day, while the long-term parking in the P5 Shade 2 lot costs approximately $8.60 per day. The airport also has the Super South Gate long-term parking lot, which costs around $5.50 per day. Shuttle services run from the parking lots to the airport terminals every 15 minutes. You can also take a taxi to the airport; however, not all taxi companies are allowed to service the airport area. Approved taxi operators have an ACSA logo on their vehicle. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can use the Orbtiz.com website to reserve a rental car.

Dining at the Airport

If you didn't have time to eat before you left for the airport, you can grab a meal before you board your plane. The airport has a variety of dining options available, including Debonairs Pizza, KFC and Fournos Bakery. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights from Johannesburg. The website takes care of all of your travel arrangements, giving you plenty of time to grab a quick meal.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is one of the largest airports in Africa, and it sees thousands of people pass through its gates every day. When you visit this area, choose from flights to Nairobi on Orbitz.com. These cheap flights leave you with more money for your vacation. The airport is less than 10 miles from Nairobi's business district and less than 20 minutes from the downtown area. A wide range of airlines fly to and from the airport, including JetLink, Nasair, and Virgin Atlantic.

Transportation From the Airport

Budget and Avis are just two of the well known rental car agencies with offices at the airport. When you rent a car, you might pay $30 or more per day. The airport also has several taxis available, including Jatco Taxi and New Jambo Taxi. You must pay a fee for pickup at the airport and a fee for every mile between the airport and your hotel.

Weather in Nairobi

Nairobi has moderate temperatures throughout the year. The average low is in the low 50s and the average high is in the low-to-mid 70s year-round. Locals refer to the late spring and early winter as the rainy season.

Top Tourist Spots

The top spots for tourists in Nairobi are outdoor attractions like the Nairobi National Park. Indoor attractions include the Nairobi Railway Museum or the Solar Ice Rink. Orbitz.com can give you cheap tickets to some of these top destinations, and you can book those tickets when you choose your flight. With discount tickets on flights to Nairobi, Orbitz.com makes it easy to plan your vacation.

Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi?

Two airlines operate nonstop flights from Johannesburg Airport (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) to Nairobi Airport (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.) — Kenya Airways and South African Airways. They'll take you where you need to go in style.

What is the shortest flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi?

The shortest flight time from Johannesburg Airport (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) to Nairobi Airport (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.) is 3 hours and 55 minutes, which gives you more than enough time to enjoy a wine or lose yourself in a gripping novel.

What airlines fly from Johannesburg to Nairobi most frequently?

The carriers that offer the most frequent flights between Johannesburg Airport (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) and Nairobi Airport (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.) include Kenya Airways (KQ). This well-known option offers 42 flights on the route each month. South African Airways (SA) also travels from Johannesburg to Nairobi. It's another excellent choice and offers 30 flights each month.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.