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Nairobi to Johannesburg flights

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Departure Mon, 24 May Return Fri, 28 May
NBO Nairobi
JNB Johannesburg
return from £311
Departure Wed, 16 Jun Return Sun, 20 Jun
NBO Nairobi
JNB Johannesburg
return from £315
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 19.93 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.06 GBP
Last checked on 18 May 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
167%

Trains are 167% more expensive in Johannesburg than in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£0.66
Johannesburg
£1.76
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
82%

The average meal is 82% more expensive in Johannesburg than in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£3.31
Johannesburg
£6.02
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
5%

A taxi fare in Johannesburg is 5% cheaper than in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£1.32
Johannesburg
£1.25
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
20%

Coffee in Johannesburg is 20% cheaper than in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£1.85
Johannesburg
£1.4
Nairobi airports
  • ( Wilson Arpt (WIL)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
  • ( Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 1818 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg

😷 Is it safe to travel from Nairobi to Johannesburg during the Covid-19 situation?
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🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg is 311£. 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 Johannesburg expensive to visit compared to Nairobi?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Johannesburg costs an average of 1.22 GBP, 8% cheaper than Nairobi, with a fare of 1.33 GBP, while train tickets costs 159% more in Johannesburg: 1.71 GBP against 0.66 GBP in Nairobi. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.36 GBP in Johannesburg, 92% more than the 3.32 GBP in Nairobi. The price of the coffee is around 25% cheaper in Johannesburg, with an average of 1.38 GBP, while in Nairobi the coffee costs 1.85 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg?
The most popular months to book a trip from Nairobi to Johannesburg are November, October and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Nairobi to Johannesburg?
The best time of the year to go to Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg from Nairobi in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, January and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Nairobi -  Johannesburg.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Nairobi to Johannesburg?
The total flight time between Nairobi and Johannesburg is of around 04:47 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,171 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Johannesburg 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 ,Johannesburg's temperatures can go up to 31.84 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.43 ºC in Johannesburg, compared to the 9.29 ºC average degrees reported in Nairobi. During the winter period, Nairobi can register 2.3 mm precipitation, while Johannesburg have an average of 0.9 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Nairobi and Johannesburg?
The main airport route flying between Nairobi and Johannesburg is: Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) to OR Tambo International Airport (JNB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Kenya Airways.
  • South African Airways.
  • Kulula.
Airlines with indirect flights from Nairobi to Johannesburg are:
  • RwandAir, with 75 minutes scale in Kigali.
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