Cheap flights from Sydney to Nairobi

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How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Nairobi

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to NB0 flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.

SYD - NB0

Price

$995 - $1,451

NB0

Temperature

17 - 21 °C

NB0

Precipitation

10 - 160 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

Average price

$1,374

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$1,326

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nairobi

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 14% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sydney to Nairobi 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,804, or $1,804 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Nairobi from Sydney with a flight ticket averaging about $1,531. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $1,083. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When flying from Sydney to Nairobi, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Nairobi in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SYD to Nairobi flights in October, November
9 Nov. - 26 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

2 stops

31h 45m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

33h 55m
$1,889

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 27/10/21

9 Nov. - 26 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

40h 35m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

36h 55m
$1,917

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 27/10/21

9 Nov. - 25 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

2 stops

31h 45m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

49h 30m
$1,960

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 27/10/21

Sydney to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Sydney found for this year
9 Nov. - 26 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

2 stops

31h 45m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

33h 55m
$1,889

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 27/10/21

9 Nov. - 26 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

40h 35m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

36h 55m
$1,917

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 27/10/21

9 Nov. - 25 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

2 stops

31h 45m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

49h 30m
$1,960

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 27/10/21

One-way flights to Nairobi from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Nairobi
24 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

22h 40m
$1,163

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 25/10/21

1 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

2 stops

48h 25m
$1,232

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/10/21

24 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

3 stops

29h 20m
$1,240

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/10/21

Related info for your journey

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

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.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Nairobi for under $1,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Nairobi for under $1,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $1,857, but on average you can expect to pay $2,001.

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

Flying on Qantas Airways is currently your cheapest option to Nairobi, with prices starting at $1,857. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and Emirates, with the lowest prices starting at $1,937 and $2,053, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from Sydney to Nairobi, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, China Southern or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Nairobi?

On average you can expect to pay $2,566 for a flight from Sydney to Nairobi. The cheapest flight overall is $740 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl) is currently priced at $1,974.

Can I fly to Nairobi from Sydney Kingsford Smith right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Nairobi

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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.


Can I fly back to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Nairobi?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Nairobi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nairobi must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Nairobi

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Sydney to Mombasafrom $5,374 pp

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$1,037
Average$1,586
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$1,125
Average$1,791
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
South African
Cheapest$1,322
Average$1,623
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$1,374
Average$1,749
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,401
Average$1,807
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Oman Air
Cheapest$1,421
Average$1,605
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest$1,427
Average$2,117
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
Cheapest$1,483
Average$1,974
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$1,554
Average$1,968
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety