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The best prices from Sydney to Nairobi are usually found in March or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Sunday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Nairobi (NBO)

SYD - NB0
Price
$1,346 - $1,963
NB0
Temperature
23 - 28 °C
NB0
Rainfall
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

$1,346

From Sydney to Nairobi

One-way from

$1,392

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 $1,832. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,832.

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 $1,554 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,100. 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 11% on flights from Sydney to Nairobi by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Nairobi in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SYD to NBO flights in November, December
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$4,791pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
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2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$4,882pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
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2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
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3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$5,174pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
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3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Sydney found for next year
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$4,791pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
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2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$4,882pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
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Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
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3 STOPS
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$5,174pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
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Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
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3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Nairobi from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Nairobi
16:45 - 01:15
Emirates
1 stop
40h 30m
SYD - NBO
Emirates
$1,392
Jettzy
10:45 - 02:40
Cathay Pacific
2 stops
47h 55m
SYD - NBO
Cathay Pacific
17:25 - 18:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
33h 30m
SYD - NBO
Qatar Airways
$1,758
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Nairobi flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Nairobi

Can I find flights from Sydney to Nairobi for under $2,164 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Nairobi for under $2,164. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $2,116, but on average you can expect to pay $2,545.

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. Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Kenya Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Nairobi for under $2,164 on Cheapflights?

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

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.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Nairobi?

A quick flight from Sydney to Nairobi can take about 23h 50m. Etihad Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $2,295. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to Nairobi return?

Our cheapest airline available from Sydney to Nairobi is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $2,116 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Etihad Airways and Cathay Pacific, starting at $2,226 and $7,403 round-trip.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $1,295. However, be on the lookout for offers from Emirates and Cathay Pacific, as they are both options that can get you from Sydney to Nairobi for a low price.

Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Nairobi
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 80.37
Average temperature for November in Nairobi
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Nairobi
151.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Nairobi

Nairobi Wilson (WIL)

Top 9 airlines 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 change fee 75%
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Oman Air
$1,066 $1,205 N/A 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 change 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 change 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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