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Tue, 12 Mar JNB - NBO
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£351 £340
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£352 £341
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
58% Trains in Nairobi are 58% cheaper than in Johannesburg.
Johannesburg £1.31
Nairobi £0.55
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
50% A meal in Nairobi is 50% cheaper than a meal in Johannesburg.
Johannesburg £6.34
Nairobi £3.3
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 183.37 KES
1 KES = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 25 February 2024
Distance: 1818 miles
Johannesburg airports
OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) How far from city centre: 1 miles
Grand Central (GCJ) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Rand (QRA) How far from city centre: 8 miles
Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Nairobi airports
Wilson Arpt (WIL) How far from city centre: 3 miles
Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) How far from city centre: 10 miles

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi

How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and Nairobi is of around 04:59 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,212 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi is 201£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Nairobi expensive to visit compared to Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Nairobi costs an average of 1.10 GBP, 8% more expensive than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.02 GBP, while train tickets costs 58% less in Nairobi: 0.55 GBP against 1.31 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.30 GBP in Nairobi, 48% less than the 6.34 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 20% more expensive in Nairobi, with an average of 1.71 GBP , while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.42 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Nairobi are November, October and December, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
The best time of the year to go to Nairobi when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Nairobi from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, April and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg - Nairobi.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Kenya may apply when travelling from Johannesburg. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Nairobi compared to Johannesburg?
While in Johannesburg the temperatures can reach an average of 31.84 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Nairobi's temperatures can go up to 30.06 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 9.29 ºC in Nairobi, compared to the -0.43 ºC average degrees reported in Johannesburg. During the winter period, Johannesburg can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Nairobi have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Johannesburg and Nairobi?
The main airport route flying between Johannesburg and Nairobi is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Kenya Airways.
  • South African Airways.
  • Etihad Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi are:
  • RwandAir, stoping in Kigali for 60 minutes minimun.
Flight Duration 4 h and 59 m Flights between Johannesburg and Nairobi take, on average, 4 h and 59 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £201 Cheapest price for a flight between Johannesburg and Nairobi found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport OR Tambo International Airport The airport OR Tambo International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Johannesburg and Nairobi
Arriving Airport Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal Flights departing Johannesburg with Nairobi as destination arrive at Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal

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