Is going on an African safari at the top of your bucket list? You're one step closer to making that dream trip happen with these fabulous fares to Nairobi, Kenya (NBO) from top-notch carriers like Swiss, Lufthansa, KLM, and Air France. Fares from destinations all across America are available starting at just $567 roundtrip.

After touching down in Nairobi, you'll be perfectly located to explore the nearby Nairobi National Park, Sheldrake Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Manor, and just 5 hours away from the stunning Masai Mara National Reserve. Where if you're lucky you'll get a glimpse the Big Five in action.

Travel Availability

Travel days vary slightly by the route, but for the most part, departures are available Monday through Thursdays with the occasional return flight on Saturday or Sunday available on Swiss, United, and Lufthansa. On SkyTeam members, flights are available daily.

The travel window for these fares can be found from late October through the end of the booking calendar in April 2020.

A Saturday night stay is required, and peak holiday travel in late December/early January is blacked out.

Sale Period

This sale is unadvertised, and fares may jump at any moment. Try many different sites if you are finding prices jumping as inventory is going quickly and may still be available on another booking engine.

Sample Fares

New York-JFK to Nairobi $567 roundtrip

Newark to Nairobi $567 roundtrip

Washington DC-IAD to Nairobi $628 roundtrip

Houston-IAH to Nairobi $628 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Nairobi $628 roundtrip

San Francisco to Nairobi $628 roundtrip

Atlanta to Nairobi $634 roundtrip

Washington DC-DCA to Nairobi $642 roundtrip - requires 2 connections

Los Angeles to Nairobi $643 roundtrip

Baltimore to Nairobi $643 roundtrip - requires 2 connections

Chicago-MDW to Nairobi $643 roundtrip - requires 2 connections

Oakland to Nairobi $643 roundtrip - requires 2 connections

San Jose to Nairobi $643 roundtrip - requires 2 connections

Raliegh-Durham to Nairobi $652 roundtrip

Seattle to Nairobi $695 roundtrip

If your city isn't listed, check out our Nairobi (NBO) flight deals page to find out the lowest price from your local airport.


Fares include a carry-on bag plus one personal item and two pieces of checked luggage.

Seat Assignments

Standard seat selection is included with these fares.

Other Notes

Take note that on some segments of the journey, a long layover or an overnight may be required in a European city.

Related: Star Alliance, SkyTeam, OneWorld: Which Airline Alliance Is Best for You?

Example Booking

As an example Searching on Swiss, I found seats departing New York JFK on Tuesday, January 21, returning from Nairobi NBO on Friday, January 31, 2020.

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