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Flights Nairobi - Cape Town

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Departure Tue, 14 Feb Return Wed, 22 Feb
NBO Nairobi
CPT Cape Town
return from 607€
Departure Fri, 17 Feb Return Mon, 20 Feb
NBO Nairobi
CPT Cape Town
return from 719€
Departure Tue, 28 Feb Return Thu, 02 Mar
NBO Nairobi
CPT Cape Town
return from 601€
Route information
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Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 18.91 ZAR
Euro South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.06 EUR
Last checked on 27 January 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 45% more expensive in Cape Town than in Nairobi.

Cape Town
Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 97% more expensive in Cape Town than in Nairobi.

Cape Town
Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 65% cheaper than in Nairobi.

Cape Town
Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Cape Town is 17% cheaper than in Nairobi.

Cape Town
Nairobi airports
  • ( Wilson Arpt (WIL)
    How far from city centre: 5 kms
  • ( Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO)
    How far from city centre: 16 kms
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 18 kms
K Distance: 4107 kms

Find flights from Nairobi - Cape Town

Are you excited for an amazing trip from Nairobi to Cape Town? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Cape Town. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Nairobi to Cape Town?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to South Africa. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Nairobi to Cape Town, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Nairobi and Cape Town. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Cape Town more expensive than Nairobi to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.72 EUR euros, 65% cheaper than Nairobi, with a fare of 2.04 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 45% more in Cape Town: 1.07 EUR euros against 0.74 EUR euros in Nairobi. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 8.02 EUR euros in Cape Town, 97% more than the 4.07 EUR euros in Nairobi. The price of a coffee is approximately 17% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.72 EUR euros, while in Nairobi the coffee costs 2.08 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Nairobi to Cape Town flights?
The most popular month for flights from Nairobi to Cape Town are: January, September and May.
When is the best time to travel from Nairobi to Cape Town?
A good period of the year to visit Cape Town from Nairobi really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, December is the best month to fly to Cape Town from Nairobi, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by November and April. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds May, July and January are the months with fewer searches for the route Nairobi -  Cape Town.
What is the duration of a flight from Nairobi to Cape Town?
Flight time, on average, from Nairobi to Cape Town is usually 11:39 hours on average, at an average distance of 7,763 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Cape Town compared to Nairobi?
The average temperature in Nairobi the average temperature is 30.06 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 6.0 mm , Cape Town's temperatures reach 28.98 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 degrees in Cape Town, compared to the 9.29 average degrees reported in Nairobi. During the winter period, Nairobi can register 2.3 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Nairobi and Cape Town?
The most common route form Nairobi to Cape Town is: Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT). These airlines fly this route:
  • Kenya Airways.
  • Etihad Airways.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Nairobi to Cape Town are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Nairobi to Cape Town are:
  • South African Airways, stopping in Johannesburg for 90 minutes at least.
  • Ethiopian Airlines, with 60 minutes stop in Addis Ababa.
  • RwandAir, with 110 minutes scale in Kigali.
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