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Cheap flights from Sydney to Nairobi

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Sydney (SYD) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to NBO flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
SYD - NB0
Price
$1,354 - $1,975
NB0
Temperature
23 - 28 °C
NB0
Precipitation
15 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,354

From Sydney to Nairobi

One-way from

$1,229

One-way flight from Sydney 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 return from Sydney to Nairobi?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Nairobi. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Sydney to Nairobi compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $1,843. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,843.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Nairobi from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $1,564 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,107. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Nairobi (SYD - NB0)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 15% on flights from Sydney to Nairobi by exploring options for tickets at midday.

One-way flights to Nairobi from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Nairobi
17:10 - 02:15
Emirates
1 stop
40h 05m
SYD - NBO
Emirates
$1,230
DreamWorldTravel
07:00 - 09:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
33h 35m
SYD - NBO
Multiple Airlines
$1,305
Travel2Be
17:15 - 02:45
Egypt Air
3 stops
64h 30m
SYD - NBO
Egypt Air
$1,405
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Nairobi

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to Nairobi?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD), located 7.5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Sydney to Nairobi. 10 airlines have flights from Kingsford Smith to Nairobi on a regular basis. Booking flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nairobi should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Nairobi per day.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nairobi to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nairobi include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nairobi have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Nairobi?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 28 °C range in February. The weather in Nairobi is generally hotter than Sydney's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Emirates, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $1,229. Check flights for Egypt Air, as they currently have the next best price.

Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 79.09
Average temperature for August in Nairobi
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Nairobi
30.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 9 airlines flying from Sydney to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney 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
Etihad Airways
$778 $1,191 No cancel fee 75%
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Oman Air
$1,066 $1,205 No cancel fee 76%

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

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South African
$992 $1,218 No cancel fee 78%

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

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Qatar Airways
$1,031 $1,313 No cancel fee 68%
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China Southern
$844 $1,345 No cancel fee 69%

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

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Emirates
$1,052 $1,357 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$1,166 $1,477 No cancel fee 74%
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Kenya Airways
$1,113 $1,482 No cancel fee 82%
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British Airways
$1,071 $1,589 No cancel fee 70%
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