Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Nairobi (NBO)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to NBO flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
CHI - NB0
Price
$723 - $1,246
NB0
Temperature
62.6 - 69.8 °F
NB0
Precipitation
0.4 - 6.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$723

From Chicago (CHI) to Nairobi

One-way from

$523

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Nairobi

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Nairobi?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Nairobi from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $910 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $582. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Nairobi (CHI - NB0)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Chicago to Nairobi as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Nairobi?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 37 days in advance, which can save you up to 23% on flights from Chicago to Nairobi compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 37 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $939. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,061.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Nairobi in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to NBO flights for October, November
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$609pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Nov - 22 Dec
$615pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Nov - 18 Nov
$623pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Chicago found for this year
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$609pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Nov - 22 Dec
$615pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Nov - 18 Nov
$623pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Nairobi

Late deals on round-trip flights to Nairobi from Chicago, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 13 Nov
$690pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 12 Nov
$764pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 13 Nov
$773pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Nairobi from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Nairobi
11:10 am - 4:15 pm
Lufthansa
1 Stop
20h 05m
ORD - NBO
Lufthansa
$523
Lufthansa
10:00 am - 5:40 am
Delta
2 Stops
35h 40m
ORD - NBO
Delta
$538
Delta
11:10 am - 4:15 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
20h 05m
ORD - NBO
United Airlines
$610
United

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Nairobi

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Nairobi have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Nairobi that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, and Ethiopian Air. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Nairobi to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Nairobi are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Nairobi for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Nairobi for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $574, but on average you can expect to pay $628.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Nairobi for under $700?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Chicago to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Nairobi round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Nairobi is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $574 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and KLM, starting at $623 and $629 round-trip. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 36% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Nairobi one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $474. Users have also found prices from $523 and $527 on Lufthansa and Delta, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Nairobi?

Before booking your flight from Chicago to Nairobi check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air France.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Nairobi?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $407. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl) can be booked for $602 on average our data indicates $1,627 when flying from Chicago to Nairobi

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nairobi, Kenya

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Nairobi from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Nairobi

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Nairobi.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Nairobi.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Nairobi.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers, including those in transit, are required to complete the traveler's Health Surveillance Form online before departure.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Nairobi?

Returning to Chicago from Nairobi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nairobi must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 110.00
Average temperature for October in Nairobi
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Nairobi
1.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Nairobi

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl (NBO)
Nairobi Wilson (WIL)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Nairobi choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$471 $864 No cancel fee N/A
SWISS
$556 $826 No cancel fee 79%
Air France
$610 $830 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$631 $942 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$642 $985 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$672 $1,186 No cancel fee 77%
ITA - Airways
$709 $817 No cancel fee 81%
Emirates
$709 $1,152 No cancel fee 75%
Ethiopian Air
$715 $966 No cancel fee 72%
Etihad Airways
$746 $1,037 No cancel fee 75%
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