Cheap flights from New Zealand to Nairobi

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

To save up to 17% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 20 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Zealand to Nairobi from $2,071 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $2,498 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Nairobi?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Nairobi from New Zealand. Prices for May average $2,080 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,877. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 13% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Nairobi (NZ - NB0)?

When flying from New Zealand 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.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to Nairobi flights.

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

Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

The most popular airlines flying from New Zealand to Nairobi are China Southern, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

Can I fly to Nairobi from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Nairobi

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand 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.

Electronic Visitor Visa - To visit Kenya for Business or Tourism, you require a visa.

An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.



East African Visitor Visa - This visa is for travelers visiting Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda for tourism during one trip. You can travel freely between these three countries, entering and exiting each country multiple times. You must start your trip in Kenya. The visa becomes invalid if you travel outside of these countries.

An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.




Can I fly back to New Zealand from Nairobi?

Returning to New Zealand from Nairobi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

Top 5 airlines flying from New Zealand to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand 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$1,137
Average$2,198
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$1,623
Average$2,252
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,928
Average$2,182
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
South African
Cheapest$1,990
Average$2,431
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$2,120
Average$2,342
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety