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Travelers usually depart from Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson when they travel from Nairobi to Cape Town. The distance between Nairobi and Cape Town is 4104 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Fly Safair, LIFT airline, and British Airways. Nairobi and Cape Town have 124 direct flights per week.

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Number of flights19292029-198

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Kenya Airways on and Wednesdays.

Check-in for a flight from Nairobi to Cape Town

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYesUnknownNo
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYesUnknownNo
Fly SafairSFRFAYesUnknownNo
LIFT airlineGEYesUnknownNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Nairobi to Cape Town?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Nairobi and Cape Town takes around 5.8 hours.

What is the flight distance between Nairobi and Cape Town?

The flight distance between Nairobi and Cape Town is 4104 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Nairobi and Cape Town?

Several carriers operate flights between Nairobi and Cape Town. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Kenya Airways.

What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Sharjah International, Indira Gandhi International, Chhatrapati Shivaji International, Rajiv Gandhi International, Abeid Amani Karume International, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International, Entebbe International, Julius Nyerere International, Kilimanjaro International, Moi International, Kigali International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and Lanseria International, Hosea Kutako International, Durban International, Harare International, Port Elizabeth, George, East London, Bloemfontein, Walvis Bay, Kimberley, Plettenberg Bay.

Which airports are there in Nairobi?

Nairobi is mainly served by Jomo Kenyatta International. But there are other airports nearby, including Wilson.

What airports are near Nairobi?

The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Nanyuki, Amboseli.

What airports are near Cape Town?

The main airport in Cape Town is Cape Town International. It is also served by Cape Town International.

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