The cheapest times to fly from NBO to PDX are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the weeks of March 26th, April 23rd, and May 7th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 PDX is late January. Prices can be as high as $2416 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $831 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Nairobi (NBO) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $834 to $1870 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $940. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1971. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1031 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1120 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NBO to PDX flight.

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

NBO to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NBO to PDX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Nairobi. 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $152 (11%) 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 $1135. Return trip prices are from the PDX 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 PDX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 25 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 NBO to PDX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
  • Usually 10.85% less expensive than PDX
  • 1-layover flights available

See NBO to SEA flights


Flight Hacking NBO to PDX

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 NBO to PDX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (NBO > LAX > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1079
  • Average savings: $41 (3.62%)

See NBO to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (NBO > JFK > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1111
  • Average savings: $9 (0.76%)

See NBO to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from NBO to PDX? 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, Fiji Airways, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9133 miles or 14698 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NBO to PDX flight is about 17 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Nairobi and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from NBO to PDX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeNBO
Origination airport nameNairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePDX
Destination airport namePortland International Airport
CityPortland, OR
Countrythe United States


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