The cheapest times to fly from IAD to NBO are

  • January 8th to May 13th
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from IAD to NBO is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1452 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $641 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Nairobi

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Nairobi (NBO) will usually cost between $652 to $1200 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $666. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1280. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $614 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $775 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to NBO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAD to NBO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

IAD to NBO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to NBO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NBO, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $76 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $812. Return trip prices are from the NBO to IAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IAD to NBO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IAD to NBO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, ASKY, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Saudia, South African, SriLankan, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7572 miles or 12186 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IAD to NBO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to NBO flight is about 14 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Nairobi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from IAD to NBO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIAD
Origination airport nameWashington Dulles International Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeNBO
Destination airport nameNairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport


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