The cheapest times to fly from ORD to NBO are

  • January 8th to April 29th
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 15th 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 ORD to NBO is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1525 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $649 for Monday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Nairobi

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Nairobi (NBO) will usually cost between $657 to $1188 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 $669. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1322. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $654 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $766 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to NBO flight.

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

ORD to NBO Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NBO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Nairobi, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $78 (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 $794. Return trip prices are from the NBO to ORD 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 ORD 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 15 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Saudia, South African, SriLankan, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8020 miles or 12907 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to NBO flight is about 15 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Nairobi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from ORD to NBO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ORD
Origination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9

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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