Nairobi to Durban flights from £350

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Travelers usually depart from Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson when they travel from Nairobi to Durban. The most popular airlines for this route are Fly Safair, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Airlink (SAA), and Cem Air. Nairobi and Durban have 180 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Nairobi to Durban

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Fly SafairSFRFAYes
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYes
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYes
Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYes
Cem AirKEM5ZYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

South Africa COVID-19 travel restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required
  • No quarantine required
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in South Africa – 08/2022
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Most travelers from Kenya can enter South Africa, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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

Return

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
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Kenya
  • Mandatory health surveillance form
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

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 South Africa in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Mombasa, Malindi, Ukunda, Kisumu, Entebbe, Eldoret, London, Lamu, Melbourne, Perth, Dublin, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam, Sydney, Mumbai, Juba, Maasai Mara, Kigali, Addis Ababa, Helsinki.
What are the most popular routes to and from Durban?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Durban and Johannesburg, London, Cape Town, East London, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth, George, Harare, Dublin, Bangkok, Manchester, Gaborone, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Lusaka, Singapore, Hanoi, Nelspruit, Birmingham, Maputo, Phuket City.
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 Durban?
The main airport in Durban is Durban International. It is also served by Pietermaritzburg, Margate.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Nairobi and Durban?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Nairobi and Durban thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Nairobi and Durban 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 Nairobi and Durban?
Currently, you can fly between Nairobi and Durban with Fly Safair, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Airlink (SAA), Cem Air.
When's the best time to travel between Nairobi and Durban?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Nairobi and Durban, 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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