The cheapest times to fly from IAH to NBO are

  • January 15th to May 6th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 17th, October 15th, and 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 IAH to NBO is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1484 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $627 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Nairobi

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Nairobi (NBO) will usually cost between $641 to $1151 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $667. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1228. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $561 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $729 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to NBO flight.

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

IAH to NBO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to NBO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, 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 IAH. Fridays 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 $101 (10%) 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 $742. Return trip prices are from the NBO 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 NBO 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 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Saudia, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8734 miles or 14056 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to NBO flight is about 16 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Nairobi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from IAH to NBO.


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 NBO
Destination airport name Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
City Nairobi
Country Kenya
Latitude -1.3
Longitude 36.9


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