Cheap flights from Durban to Nairobi

Flights starting at £290. Choose between Fly Safair, Kenya Airways, or Airlink (SAA) to find the best price.

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Book your trip to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson. The most popular airlines for this route are Fly Safair, Kenya Airways, Airlink (SAA), Precision Air, and Safarilink Aviation. Durban and Nairobi have 202 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Durban to Nairobi

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Fly SafairSFRFAYes
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYes
Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYes
Precision AirPRFPWYes
Safarilink AviationXLKF2Yes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Kenya COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Latest COVID-19 restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine required
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Kenya – 08/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from South Africa can enter Kenya, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Kenya
  • Mandatory health surveillance form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • No visa required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Kenya in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Durban?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Durban and Johannesburg, Cape Town, George, Port Elizabeth, East London, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, Harare, Dar es Salaam, Lusaka, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Zanzibar, London, Windhoek, Maputo, Polokwane, Limpopo, Gaborone, Mahé, Palma, Majorca, Maun.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Mombasa, London, Malindi, Kisumu, Ukunda, Entebbe, Eldoret, Singapore, Lamu, Addis Ababa, Johannesburg, Juba, Kigali, New Delhi, Zanzibar, Bangkok, Dubai, Paris, Port Elizabeth, Victoria Falls.
Which airports are there in Durban?
Durban is mainly served by Durban International. But there are other airports nearby, including Virginia Airport.
What airports are near Durban?
The main airport in Durban is Durban International. It is also served by Pietermaritzburg, Margate, Richards Bay.
What airports are near Nairobi?
The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Nanyuki, Amboseli.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Durban and Nairobi?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Durban and Nairobi thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Durban and Nairobi can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Durban and Nairobi?
Currently, you can fly between Durban and Nairobi with Fly Safair, Kenya Airways, Airlink (SAA), Precision Air, Safarilink Aviation.
When's the best time to travel between Durban and Nairobi?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Durban and Nairobi, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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