Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Nairobi (NBO)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to NBO flight in 2021: compare New York to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
NYC - NB0
Price
$712 - $1,236
NB0
Temperature
62.6 - 69.8 °F
NB0
Precipitation
0.4 - 6.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$712

From New York (NYC) to Nairobi

One-way from

$475

One-way flight from New York (NYC) 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 New York to Nairobi?

Flights from New York to Nairobi lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to Nairobi in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at $581.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Nairobi (NYC - NB0)?

When flying from New York to Nairobi, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 8% by booking at least 61 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 New York to Nairobi within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $849.

Cheap flights from New York to Nairobi in October, November 2021

The best prices found for NYC to NBO flights for October, November
2 Nov - 23 Nov
$606pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
21 Nov - 1 Dec
$606pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
17 Nov - 30 Nov
$607pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from New York found for this year
21 Nov - 1 Dec
$606pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
2 Nov - 23 Nov
$606pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Nov - 23 Nov
$607pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Nairobi from New York

Save time with New York to Nairobi direct flight deals
19 Jan - 29 Jan
$757pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Jan - 12 Feb
$766pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
24 Nov - 30 Nov
$767pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Nairobi

Late deals on round-trip flights to Nairobi from New York, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 23 Nov
$606pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Nov - 23 Nov
$621pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
2 Nov - 23 Nov
$623pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Nairobi from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Nairobi
2:55 pm - 4:15 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
41h 20m
LGA - NBO
Air Canada
$475
Supersaver
8:45 am - 6:15 am
Kenya Airways
Nonstop
13h 30m
JFK - NBO
Kenya Airways
$482
Kiwi.com
1:30 pm - 10:35 pm
Egypt Air
1 Stop
25h 05m
JFK - NBO
Egypt Air

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Nairobi

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York to Nairobi that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Kenya Airways, Delta, and Qatar Airways. 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 New York to Nairobi to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York to Nairobi include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Nairobi for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $606, but on average you can expect to pay $618.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Nairobi for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Nairobi under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Nairobi is less than $867.

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

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

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

Currently priced at $606, Turkish Airlines will fly you from New York to Nairobi and back. In addition to Turkish Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Air France and KLM - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $623 and $625, respectively. Turkish Airlines is 30% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$374 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Egypt Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Kenya Airways and Air Canada, with prices starting from $447 and $475, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from New York to Nairobi, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air France or British Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Nairobi?

While on average a flight from New York to Nairobi is generally $1,636, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $354. When looking at the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl), you can expect to pay $606 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Nairobi?

Most travelers choose New York John F Kennedy Intl - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl, Newark - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl or New York LaGuardia - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl when deciding on the best route from New York to Nairobi.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nairobi, Kenya

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Nairobi from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Nairobi

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York 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 New York from Nairobi?

Returning to New York 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 New York.

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

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 110.18
Average temperature for October in Nairobi
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Nairobi
1.5 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
United Airlines
$470 $1,196 No cancel fee 69%
SWISS
$547 $798 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$569 $967 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$584 $951 No cancel fee 76%
Air France
$587 $924 No cancel fee 77%
Turkish Airlines
$681 $1,086 No cancel fee 77%
Kenya Airways
$690 $1,008 No cancel fee 82%
Qatar Airways
$691 $986 No cancel fee 68%
Ethiopian Air
$700 $979 No cancel fee 72%
KLM
$734 $1,096 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Nairobi

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Nairobi.
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