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

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The best prices from Chicago to Nairobi are usually found in April or March, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

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

CHI - NB0
Price
$723 - $1,246
NB0
Temperature
73.4 - 82.4 °F
NB0
Rainfall
0.6 - 5.9 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 to Nairobi

One-way from

$472

One-way flight from Chicago 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 day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Nairobi?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Chicago to Nairobi. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Nairobi.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 4% by booking at least 16 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Nairobi within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $846.

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 $1,079 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $738. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Nairobi is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 8% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Nairobi in March, April 2021

3 Apr - 10 Apr
$615pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Apr - 10 Apr
$619pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Mar - 20 Mar
$623pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

1 Sep - 15 Sep
$610pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Oct - 5 Nov
$612pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Nov - 19 Nov
$613pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Nairobi

13 Mar - 20 Mar
$623pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Mar - 21 Mar
$624pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Mar - 20 Mar
$628pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Nairobi from Chicago

3:30 pm - 4:10 pm
SWISS
2 Stops
40h 40m
ORD - NBO
SWISS
$472
swiss
5:10 pm - 4:10 pm
Lufthansa
2 Stops
63h 00m
ORD - NBO
Lufthansa
$502
CheapFlights
10:10 am - 3:20 pm
Air France
2 Stops
21h 10m
ORD - NBO
Air France

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Nairobi

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Nairobi due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Nairobi for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Delta, Etihad Airways, and Alitalia are some 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.

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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Nairobi for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Nairobi for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $610, but on average you can expect to pay $628.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Nairobi for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Nairobi, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than $700.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Nairobi?

Expect the weather to be around 84 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Nairobi is generally colder than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Nairobi?

A quick flight from Chicago to Nairobi can take about 18h 10m. Lufthansa provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $633. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $615, Delta will fly you from Chicago to Nairobi and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and KLM - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $621 and $624, respectively. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Nairobi for 32% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$468 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Lufthansa. You may also be able to find cheap deals on SWISS and Delta, with prices starting from $472 and $584, respectively.

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Destination information for Nairobi

Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 108.70
Average temperature for March in Nairobi
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Nairobi
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Nairobi

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Alitalia
$709 $817 No cancel fee 81%
SWISS
$556 $826 No cancel fee 79%
Air France
$610 $830 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$471 $864 No cancel fee N/A
Ethiopian Air
$715 $966 No cancel fee 72%
KLM
$642 $985 No cancel fee 75%
Etihad Airways
$746 $1,037 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$828 $1,048 No cancel fee 71%
Emirates
$709 $1,152 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$809 $1,179 No cancel fee 69%
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