The cheapest times to fly from IAH to JRO are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • February 26th to May 13th
  • October 1st to December 9th

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 IAH to JRO is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2743 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $914 for Monday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Mount Kilimanjaro

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Kilimanjaro (JRO) will usually cost between $943 to $1874 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 $975. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2058. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1083 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1136 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to JRO flight.

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

IAH to JRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to JRO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mount Kilimanjaro, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $112 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1195. Return trip prices are from the JRO to IAH 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 IAH to JRO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from IAH to JRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from JRO
  • Usually 35.80% less expensive than JRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to NBO flights


Flight Hacking IAH to JRO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from IAH to JRO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (IAH > NBO > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1023
  • Average savings: $113 (9.91%)

See IAH to NBO flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (IAH > JFK > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1115
  • Average savings: $21 (1.85%)

See IAH to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IAH to JRO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kilimanjaro International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8829 miles or 14209 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IAH to JRO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to JRO flight is about 16 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Kilimanjaro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from IAH to JRO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IAH
Origination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3

Return Airport

Destination code JRO
Destination airport name Kilimanjaro International Airport
City Kilimanjaro
Country Tanzania
Latitude -3.4
Longitude 37.1


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