Cheap flights from Ottawa to Nairobi

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Ottawa (YOW) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to NBO flight in 2021: compare Ottawa to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
YOW - NB0
Price
C$ 846 - C$ 1,312
NB0
Temperature
17 - 21 °C
NB0
Precipitation
10 - 160 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 1,080

From Ottawa to Nairobi

One-way from

C$ 843

One-way flight from Ottawa to Nairobi

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Ottawa to Nairobi?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 56 days in advance to save up to 17% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 56 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Ottawa to Nairobi 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 1,337, or C$ 1,407 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Ottawa to Nairobi?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Nairobi from Ottawa average C$ 1,208. You can even find prices in March for less than C$ 1,208, as users have found deals to Nairobi from as low as C$ 975. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Nairobi from Ottawa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Nairobi (YOW - NB0)?

When flying from Ottawa to Nairobi, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Nairobi in December, January 2022

The best prices found for YOW to NBO flights for December, January
30 Dec - 8 Mar
C$ 1,746pp
YOW
Ottawa
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
30 Dec - 27 Jan
C$ 1,783pp
YOW
Ottawa
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
30 Dec - 8 Mar
C$ 1,900pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to Nairobi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Ottawa found for this year
30 Dec - 8 Mar
C$ 1,746pp
YOW
Ottawa
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
30 Dec - 27 Jan
C$ 1,783pp
YOW
Ottawa
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
30 Dec - 8 Mar
C$ 1,900pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

Last minute flights from Ottawa to Nairobi

Late deals on round-trip flights to Nairobi from Ottawa, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 24 Dec
C$ 2,577pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
12 Dec - 24 Dec
C$ 2,912pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

One-way flights to Nairobi from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to Nairobi
1:00 p.m. - 8:20 p.m.
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
24h 20m
YOW - NBO
Multiple Airlines
C$ 843
FlightNetwork
12:10 p.m. - 8:10 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
36h 00m
YOW - NBO
Multiple Airlines
C$ 1,145
FlightHub
5:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
35h 30m
YOW - NBO
Multiple Airlines
C$ 858
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Nairobi

What airport do you fly from for flights from Ottawa to Nairobi?

For a flight from Ottawa to Nairobi, you will be flying from Ottawa. Ottawa (YOW) is just 10.6 km from the centre of the city. Ottawa is the only Ottawa airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Nairobi per day. 6 airlines have flights to Nairobi from Ottawa on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Ottawa to Nairobi have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Ottawa to Nairobi that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Lufthansa, Air Canada, and SWISS. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Ottawa to Nairobi for under C$ 1,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Nairobi for under C$ 1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just C$ 1,746, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 2,470.

Are there last-minute flights available from Ottawa to Nairobi for under C$ 2,600?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Ottawa to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than C$ 2,600.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Ottawa to Nairobi round-trip?

Lufthansa, at C$ 1,746, was found to be the cheapest airline from Ottawa to Nairobi. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Brussels Airlines.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Ottawa to Nairobi?

When booking a flight from Ottawa to Nairobi, you may want to consider flying on Air Canada, Air France or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Nairobi?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Ottawa to Nairobi? While on average our users pay C$ 1,020, our data indicates the cheapest price to be C$ 898. The most popular route (Ottawa - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl), is priced around C$ 1,286.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nairobi, Kenya

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Nairobi from Ottawa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Ottawa to Nairobi

Most visitors from Ottawa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Nairobi.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ottawa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Nairobi.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ottawa are not required to quarantine after entering Nairobi.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers, including those in transit, are required to complete the traveler's Health Surveillance Form online before departure.

Electronic Visitor Visa - To visit Kenya for Business or Tourism, you require a visa.

An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.



East African Visitor Visa - This visa is for travelers visiting Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda for tourism during one trip. You can travel freely between these three countries, entering and exiting each country multiple times. You must start your trip in Kenya. The visa becomes invalid if you travel outside of these countries.

An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.




Do I need a test to fly back to Ottawa from Nairobi?

Returning to Ottawa from Nairobi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nairobi must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ottawa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to quarantine after entering Ottawa.

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ottawa to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = Sh 87.46
Average temperature for December in Nairobi
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Nairobi
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Nairobi

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl (NBO)
Nairobi Wilson (WIL)

Top 3 airlines flying from Ottawa to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to Nairobi choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SWISS
C$ 975 C$ 1,158 No cancel fee 79%
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Lufthansa
C$ 1,007 C$ 1,363 No cancel fee 76%
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Air Canada
C$ 1,065 C$ 1,592 No cancel fee 67%
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