The cheapest month to fly to Nairobi from South Africa is in April. Flight prices, which tend to average around R4 899, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you don’t want to visit Nairobi in April, then you should wait until May to fly from South Africa, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of R4 899.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Nairobi from South Africa when booking 60 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Nairobi for around R5 620 when searching 60 days out. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Nairobi outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from South Africa to Nairobi for R4 914.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Nairobi from South Africa is on a Wednesday. momondo users have found tickets for Wednesday departures for as low as R5 408. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Nairobi on Sunday is R6 289.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Nairobi is in the evening when flights can be purchased for as low as R5 131. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around R7 555. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
Those flying to Nairobi could potentially find better pricing at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport (12 km from Nairobi city centre), Nanyuki Airport (138 km from Nairobi city centre) or Amboseli Airport (158 km from Nairobi city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.