Cheap flights from Des Moines (DSM) to Nairobi (NBO)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to NBO flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Nairobi?

July can be a great time to fly to Nairobi from Des Moines with a flight ticket averaging about $1,020. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $559. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Nairobi (DSM - NB0)?

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

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Nairobi in November, December 2021

The best prices found for DSM to NBO flights for November, December
26 Nov - 2 Dec
$980pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
26 Nov - 3 Dec
$1,283pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
26 Nov - 3 Dec
$1,288pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Nairobi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Des Moines found for next year
26 Nov - 2 Dec
$980pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
26 Nov - 3 Dec
$1,283pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
26 Nov - 3 Dec
$1,288pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Nairobi

Late deals on round-trip flights to Nairobi from Des Moines, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 9 Dec
$1,308pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$1,387pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
3 Dec - 9 Dec
$1,439pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Nairobi from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Nairobi
7:20 am - 5:00 pm
British Airways
2 Stops
25h 40m
DSM - NBO
British Airways
$720
Ovago
1:05 pm - 10:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
49h 50m
DSM - NBO
Multiple Airlines
$795
Kiwi.com
10:29 am - 4:15 pm
Lufthansa
2 Stops
20h 46m
DSM - NBO
Lufthansa
$2,526
AranGrant

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Nairobi

What airport do you fly from for flights from Des Moines to Nairobi?

Most people fly from Des Moines (DSM) if they book a flight from Des Moines to Nairobi. On average, Des Moines has 0 outbound flights to Nairobi per day from 5 airlines. Des Moines is conveniently located just 3.6 mi from Des Moines’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Des Moines to Nairobi have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Nairobi for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Nairobi for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $839, but on average you can expect to pay $1,732.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Nairobi for under $1,400?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Des Moines to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

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

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Nairobi, with prices starting at $839. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $869 and $944, respectively. These flights start at 17% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $720. However, be on the lookout for offers from Lufthansa and Air Canada, as they are both options that can get you from Des Moines to Nairobi for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Nairobi?

On average you can expect to pay $1,029 for a flight from Des Moines to Nairobi. The cheapest flight overall is $551 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl) is currently priced at $839.

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

American Airlines, British Airways and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Des Moines to Nairobi.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nairobi, Kenya

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Nairobi from Des Moines?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Des Moines to Nairobi

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines 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 Des Moines from Nairobi?

Returning to Des Moines 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 Des Moines.

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

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 111.60
Average temperature for November in Nairobi
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Nairobi
5.9 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 4 airlines flying from Des Moines to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines 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
$682 $1,240 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$1,152 $1,888 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$1,386 $1,627 No cancel fee 71%
British Airways
$1,451 $2,107 No cancel fee 70%
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