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 2022: compare New York to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
NYC - NBO
Price
$712 - $1,236
NBO
Temperature
62.6 - 69.8 °F
NBO
Rainfall
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

$575

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.
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.

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

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

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.

Cheap flights from New York to Nairobi in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to NBO flights for May, June
28 May - 13 Jun
$912pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23 May - 30 May
$916pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 May - 5 Jun
$927pp
EWR
Newark
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

New York to Nairobi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from New York found for this year
21 Nov - 28 Nov
$675pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
22 Nov - 28 Nov
$675pp
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
10 Oct - 31 Oct
$678pp
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

Non-stop flights to Nairobi from New York

Save time with New York to Nairobi direct flight deals
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$711pp
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
12 Oct - 22 Oct
$746pp
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
9 Nov - 15 Nov
$762pp
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
28 May - 13 Jun
$912pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 May - 5 Jun
$927pp
EWR
Newark
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
31 May - 5 Jun
$935pp
EWR
Newark
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Nairobi from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Nairobi
7:55 pm - 11:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
44h 35m
JFK - NBO
Multiple Airlines
$575
Kiwi.com
9:45 am - 6:30 am
Kenya Airways
Nonstop
13h 45m
JFK - NBO
Kenya Airways
$579
oojo
1:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Egypt Air
1 Stop
27h 15m
JFK - NBO
Egypt Air
$585
Fareboom

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Nairobi</span> flights.

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, Turkish Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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 $682, but on average you can expect to pay $761.

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 $986.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Nairobi for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

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

Currently priced at $682, 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 Ethiopian Air and Emirates - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $777 and $829, respectively. Turkish Airlines is 21% 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?

$403 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Kenya Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Egypt Air and Delta, with prices starting from $426 and $586, respectively.

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.

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 JetBlue 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 $2,526, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $217. When looking at the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl), you can expect to pay $682 for that flight.

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 72 hours before departing to Nairobi.

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

Documents
Health Surveillance Form - Travelers, including those in transit, are required to complete the traveler's Health Surveillance Form online at “jitenge” platform before travel.

Electronic Visitor Visa - To visit Kenya for Business or Tourism, you require a visa.

An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.



East African Visitor Visa - This visa is for travelers visiting Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda for tourism during one trip. You can travel freely between these three countries, entering and exiting each country multiple times. You must start your trip in Kenya. The visa becomes invalid if you travel outside of these countries.

An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.



Symptom Tracing App - Travelers must submit daily health information to the Jitenge MoH Kenya platform for 14 consecutive days.


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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 115.60
Average temperature for May in Nairobi
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Nairobi
5.1 ″

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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $18 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

British Airways
$560 $968 No cancel fee 70%
Turkish Airlines
$590 $701 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$613 $873 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$618 $782 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$628 $846 No cancel fee 76%
United Airlines
$647 $1,031 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$650 $697 No cancel fee 71%
Qatar Airways
$694 $912 No cancel fee 68%
Emirates
$699 $776 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.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 100% of NYC to NBO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of NYC to NBO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of NYC to NBO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to NBO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Nairobi
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Nairobi.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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