Cheap flights from San Jose (SJC) to Nairobi (NBO)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Jose (SJC) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best SJC to NBO flight in 2021: compare San Jose to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Jose to Nairobi (SJC - NB0)?

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

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Jose to Nairobi?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Nairobi. Flights to Nairobi from San Jose in May are about $936 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $621.

Cheap flights from San Jose to Nairobi in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SJC to NBO flights for December, January
3 Jan - 13 Jan
$1,043pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
9 Jan - 23 Jan
$1,099pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
12 Jan - 23 Jan
$1,110pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose

San Jose to Nairobi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from San Jose found for this year
31 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,335pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
7 Dec - 25 Jan
$1,338pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
31 Dec - 14 Jan
$1,383pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose

Last minute flights from San Jose to Nairobi

Late deals on round-trip flights to Nairobi from San Jose, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 18 Dec
$1,600pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
10 Dec - 17 Jan
$1,612pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
11 Dec - 24 Dec
$1,701pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose

One-way flights to Nairobi from San Jose

The cheapest one-way flights from San Jose to Nairobi
6:45 am - 5:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
47h 15m
SJC - NBO
Multiple Airlines
$1,086
KAYAK
5:30 am - 7:15 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
26h 45m
SJC - NBO
Multiple Airlines
$1,179
SmartFares
5:43 pm - 8:45 am
Emirates
2 Stops
28h 02m
SJC - NBO
Emirates
$1,197
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Flight FAQs

From San Jose to Nairobi

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Jose to Nairobi?

Located just 2.9 mi from the city center, San Jose is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Nairobi from San Jose. Booking flights from San Jose (SJC) to Nairobi should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Nairobi from 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from San Jose to Nairobi have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, British Airways, and United Airlines flying from San Jose to Nairobi have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to Nairobi for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $626, but on average you can expect to pay $855.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Jose to Nairobi for under $1,600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Jose to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Jose to Nairobi round-trip from $626. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $843, and British Airways, from $848. Users have found that Delta is 33% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from San Jose to Nairobi?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Jose to Nairobi? While on average our users pay $1,712, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $1,712. The most popular route (San Jose - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl), is priced around $626.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Jose to Nairobi?

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nairobi, Kenya

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Nairobi from San Jose?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Jose to Nairobi

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Jose 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.

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.




Do I need a test to fly back to San Jose from Nairobi?

Returning to San Jose from Nairobi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nairobi must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Jose.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to quarantine after entering San Jose.

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Jose to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 111.96
Average temperature for December in Nairobi
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Nairobi
3.1 ″

Airports servicing San Jose

Airports servicing Nairobi

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