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

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The best prices from New York to Nairobi are usually found in November or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

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
73.4 - 82.4 °F
NB0
Rainfall
0.6 - 5.9 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 to Nairobi

One-way from

$377

One-way flight from New York 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 New York to Nairobi?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 7%.

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

To save up to 4% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to Nairobi from $846 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $905 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Nairobi?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Nairobi from New York. Prices for April average $1,079 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $738. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a April flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 21% on flights from New York to Nairobi by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from New York to Nairobi in June, July 2021

The best prices found for NYC to NBO flights for June, July
19 Jul - 29 Sep
$655pp
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
19 Jul - 29 Sep
$674pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
5 Jul - 5 Aug
$691pp
EWR
Newark
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

New York to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from New York found for this year
10 Oct - 18 Oct
$555pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
10 Oct - 18 Oct
$586pp
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
31 Oct - 11 Nov
$597pp
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
8 Sep - 18 Sep
$709pp
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
22 Sep - 12 Oct
$724pp
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
10 Nov - 20 Nov
$751pp
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
26 Jun - 31 Jul
$712pp
EWR
Newark
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
27 Jun - 30 Jul
$747pp
EWR
Newark
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
28 Jun - 18 Sep
$749pp
EWR
Newark
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Nairobi from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Nairobi
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
British Airways
2 Stops
28h 00m
JFK - NBO
British Airways
$377
KAYAK
11:55 am - 5:15 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
22h 20m
EWR - NBO
Air Canada
$398
mytrip.com
1:22 pm - 8:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
47h 58m
EWR - NBO
Multiple Airlines
$400
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Nairobi

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 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.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Nairobi for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $555, but on average you can expect to pay $611.

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 $873.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Nairobi for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than $800.

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Nairobi?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Nairobi is generally colder than in New York. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from New York to Nairobi?

A quick flight from New York to Nairobi can take about 16h 30m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $614. 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 New York to Nairobi round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New York to Nairobi round-trip from $555. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air France, from $609, and Delta, from $614. 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 New York to Nairobi one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $339. Users have also found prices from $377 and $387 on Qatar Airways and British Airways, respectively.

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 106.91
Average temperature for June in Nairobi
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Nairobi
0.6 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

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
SWISS
$547 $798 No cancel fee 79%
Air France
$587 $924 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$584 $951 No cancel fee 76%
Ethiopian Air
$700 $979 No cancel fee 72%
Etihad Airways
$755 $1,017 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$681 $1,086 No cancel fee 77%
Egypt Air
$796 $1,093 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$734 $1,096 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$470 $1,196 No cancel fee 69%
Emirates
$772 $1,205 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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