Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to Nairobi (NBO)

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The best prices from Washington to Nairobi are usually found in February or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to NBO flight in 2021: compare Washington to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
WAS - NB0
Price
$765 - $1,334
NB0
Temperature
73.4 - 82.4 °F
NB0
Rainfall
0.6 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$765

From Washington to Nairobi

One-way from

$530

One-way flight from Washington 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 Washington to Nairobi?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 15%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 16 days in advance, which can save you up to 4% on flights from Washington to Nairobi compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 16 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $846. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $905.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to Nairobi?

April can be a great time to fly to Nairobi from Washington with a flight ticket averaging about $1,079. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $738. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Nairobi (WAS - NB0)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Washington to Nairobi at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Washington to Nairobi in May, June 2021

The best prices found for WAS to NBO flights for May, June
25 Jun - 18 Jul
$622pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
17 May - 4 Jun
$640pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 May - 23 May
$641pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Washington found for this year
25 Jun - 18 Jul
$622pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$633pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$637pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Nairobi

Late deals on round-trip flights to Nairobi from Washington, departing today and this week
17 May - 4 Jun
$640pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 May - 23 May
$641pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
20 May - 22 Jun
$667pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Nairobi from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Nairobi
11:15 am - 4:10 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
21h 55m
IAD - NBO
Air Canada
$530
mytrip.com
1:40 pm - 4:10 pm
Lufthansa
2 Stops
43h 30m
IAD - NBO
Lufthansa
$583
Gotogate
1:30 pm - 4:10 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
43h 40m
IAD - NBO
United Airlines
$597
United

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Nairobi

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington to Nairobi to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways and Alitalia are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Washington to Nairobi are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Nairobi for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $622, but on average you can expect to pay $657.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to Nairobi for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Washington to Nairobi, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

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

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than Nairobi?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Nairobi are colder than in Washington.

How long is the flight from Washington to Nairobi?

Airlines like British Airways, American Airlines, and Delta fly from Washington to Nairobi in about 17h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 45m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Washington to Nairobi is Delta. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $633 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, starting at $642 and $665 round-trip. Delta is currently priced 30% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $477. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air Canada and Lufthansa, as they are both options that can get you from Washington to Nairobi for a low price.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 105.85
Average temperature for May in Nairobi
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Nairobi
5.1 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Washington to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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 $850 No cancel fee 79%
KLM
$723 $877 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$746 $889 No cancel fee 77%
Egypt Air
$632 $939 No cancel fee N/A
Etihad Airways
$754 $1,009 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$833 $1,015 No cancel fee 71%
Qatar Airways
$694 $1,042 No cancel fee 68%
Turkish Airlines
$639 $1,099 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$628 $1,113 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$809 $1,195 No cancel fee 70%
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