Direct flights from Nairobi to Cape Town

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Nairobi

Kenya

Kenya

NBO

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

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Cape Town

South Africa

South Africa

CPT

Cape Town International Airport

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Distance
2,546 miles  ·  (4,097 km)
Flight time
5 hours and 45 minutes
Airlines
  • Kenya Airways
Alliances
  • OneWorld
  • SkyTeam
  • Star Alliance
Classes
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business Class
  • First Class
Aircrafts
  • Boeing 737-800 (winglets)
  • Boeing 787-8

Nairobi to Cape Town Flight Schedule

Scan through all non-stop flights from Nairobi to Cape Town. The full flight schedule below gives an overview of all non-stop flights from NBO to CPT, which includes the daily timetable of every operating airline for the upcoming 12 months.

Note: for airline-specific flight schedules, please scroll further down.

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Airlines flying from Nairobi to Cape Town

Airline-specific flight schedules from Nairobi to Cape Town

Currently, there is only one airline operating non-stop flights from Nairobi NBO to Cape Town CPT, which is Kenya Airways. This section gives an overview of the flight schedules and timetables of every airline with direct flights for this route.

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Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways flight schedulefrom Nairobi to Cape Town

Kenya Airways is a member of SkyTeam
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Nairobi to Cape Town Flights

Flights from NBO to CPT are operated once a week. Departure times vary between 08:00 - 16:55. The earliest flight departs at 08:00, the last flight departs at 16:55. However, this depends on the date you are flying so please check with the full flight schedule above to see which departure times are available on your preferred date(s) of travel.

You can fly in Economy and Business Class. Premium Economy and First Class are not available on this route (at least not as a non-stop flight).

The fastest direct flight from Nairobi to Cape Town takes 5 hours and 45 minutes. The flight distance between Nairobi and Cape Town is 2,546 miles (or 4,097 km).

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Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Cape Town?

There is 1 airport in Cape Town: Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

How many flights per week are there from NBO to CPT?

There is 1 flight per week flying from Nairobi to Cape Town (as of January 2023).

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

5 hours and 45 minutes is the average flight time from Nairobi to Cape Town.

How far is Cape Town from Nairobi?

The distance from Nairobi to Cape Town is 2,546 miles (4,097 kilometers).

What airlines fly nonstop from NBO airport to CPT airport?

Kenya Airways is the only airline flying nonstop from Nairobi to Cape Town.

What alliances have direct flights from Nairobi to Cape Town?

SkyTeam is currently the only alliance flying nonstop from Nairobi to Cape Town.

What classes are available from Nairobi to Cape Town?

You can fly non-stop in Economy and Business Class.

What aircraft types fly from Nairobi to Cape Town?

Aircraft types that fly from Nairobi to Cape Town:

  • Boeing 737-800 (winglets)
  • Boeing 787-8

What is the earliest flight departing from Nairobi to Cape Town?

The earliest flight departs at 08:00 from Nairobi and arrives at 12:45 at Cape Town.

What is the latest flight available from Nairobi to Cape Town?

The latest flight departs at 16:55 from Nairobi and arrives at 21:40 at Cape Town.

Non-stop flights from NBO to CPT

2,546 miles (4,097 km)  ·  5h 45m

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