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Nairobi Cape Town
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Wed, 26 Jun NBO - CPT
Sun, 30 Jun CPT - NBO
£559 £546
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Nairobi Cape Town
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Sat, 27 Jul NBO - CPT
£306 £296
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
44% Trains are 44% more expensive in Cape Town than in Nairobi.
Nairobi £0.59
Cape Town £0.85
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
113% The average meal is 113% more expensive in Cape Town than in Nairobi.
Nairobi £2.97
Cape Town £6.34
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 23.7 ZAR
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 13 June 2024
Distance: 2552 miles
Nairobi airports
Wilson Arpt (WIL) How far from city centre: 3 miles
Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) How far from city centre: 10 miles
Cape Town airports
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) How far from city centre: 11 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Nairobi to Cape Town

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Prices for tickets from Nairobi to Cape Town may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Nairobi to Cape Town

How long does the flight take to go from Nairobi to Cape Town?
The total flight time between Nairobi and Cape Town is of around 11:39 hours on average, considering an average distance of 7,763 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 Nairobi to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Nairobi to Cape Town is 296£. 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 Cape Town expensive to visit compared to Nairobi?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.85 GBP, 29% cheaper than Nairobi, with a fare of 1.19 GBP, while train tickets costs 44% more in Cape Town: 0.85 GBP against 0.59 GBP in Nairobi. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.34 GBP in Cape Town, 113% more than the 2.97 GBP in Nairobi. The price of the coffee is around 9% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.59 GBP, while in Nairobi the coffee costs 1.74 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Nairobi to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Nairobi to Cape Town are November, September and August, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Nairobi to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Nairobi 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 Cape Town from Nairobi in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, July and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Nairobi - Cape Town.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Nairobi to Cape Town?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions South Africa may apply when travelling from Nairobi. 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 Cape Town compared to Nairobi?
While in Nairobi the temperatures can reach an average of 30.06 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Cape Town's temperatures can go up to 28.98 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 ºC in Cape Town, compared to the 9.29 ºC average degrees reported in Nairobi. During the winter period, Nairobi can register 2.3 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Nairobi and Cape Town?
The main airport route flying between Nairobi and Cape Town is: Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Kenya Airways.
  • Etihad Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Nairobi to Cape Town are:
South African Airways, stopping in Johannesburg for 90 minutes minimum.
  • Kenya Airways, with 105 minutes scale in Johannesburg.
  • Ethiopian Airlines, with 60 minutes scale in Addis Ababa.
Flight Duration 11 h and 39 m Flights between Nairobi and Cape Town take, on average, 11 h and 39 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £296 Cheapest price for a flight between Nairobi and Cape Town found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal The airport Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal is the departure airport operating flights between Nairobi and Cape Town
Arriving Airport Cape Town International Airport Flights departing Nairobi with Cape Town as destination arrive at Cape Town International Airport

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