The cheapest times to fly from NBO to LAX are

  • January 15th to May 27th (except the week of February 5th)
  • September 24th to November 25th (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 NBO to LAX is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1803 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $805 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Nairobi (NBO) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $821 to $1315 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $824. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1400. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $576 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $921 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NBO to LAX flight.

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

NBO to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NBO to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Nairobi. 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 depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Nairobi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $75 (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 $959. Return trip prices are from the LAX to NBO 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 NBO to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, 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 Los Angeles International Airport to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9674 miles or 15569 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NBO to LAX flight is about 18 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Nairobi and Los Angeles, CA?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeNBO
Origination airport nameNairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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