Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Chicago, IL from $63

Return flight: Chicago – Nairobi

On you will find 11 connecting flights from Nairobi to Chicago. You can compare airfare deals from 5 airlines and multiple travel sites from $781, book and save on cheap plane tickets and last minute offers. Also check out NBO-CHI flight schedule to find best flight time, convenient departure and arrival airports.

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Full flight schedule will help you in detecting at what time planes fly from Nairobi to Chicago. You can also specify the concrete flights and airlines on the route and how long the flight actually is. Use the calendar for today, tomorrow or other specific date as some flights are available only on certain days of the week.
Departure Arrival Flight Details Flight Duration Price
04:10 — 18:55
04:10 — 10:45 TK608 Turkish Airlines
Nairobi — Istanbul
4h 45m stop
15:30 — 18:55 TK5 Turkish Airlines
Istanbul — Chicago
22h 45m
including layover
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23:10 — 15:25
+1 day
23:10 — 05:45 AF837 Air France
Nairobi — Paris
7h 25m stop
13:10 — 15:25 AF136 Air France
Paris — Chicago
25h 15m
including layover
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*Departure and arrival times - local. Updated on June 7, 2023

Flight Information

Below we will explain in detail what the flights cost on the destination from Nairobi to Chicago depends on and how to choose the most interesting flight option for you.

Distance between Nairobi and Chicago is 12893 miles. Time difference between the cities is 9h. Airplanes depart 04:10 to 23:59 from 2 Nairobi airports and arrive 04:10 to 23:59 to 7 Chicago airports. Average flight time is 23h 5m.

  • The fastest flight 19h 45m
  • Average flight time 23h 5m
  • The earliest flight 04:10
  • The latest flight 23:59
  • Distance 8012 ml

What is the lowest airfare Nairobi to Chicago?

The cheapest plane ticket found by our users is $781. This airfare is for economy class on one-way AF837 flight by Air France for December 18, 2021 which leaves Jomo Kenyatta Intl in Nairobi at 23:10 am and arrives at Chicago O'Hare International at 15:25.

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Popular Airlines on the Route

The flight Nairobi — Chicago is served by 5 regular airlines . Most of the flights on this route are operated by KLM - 2 departures per week at the price of from $ 781 . And the most expensive tickets are offered by Kenya Airways airline - from $ 2086.

Direct flights

There’re no direct flights on this route. Try flights with stops.

Connecting Flights

There are 11 flights with layovers on the route. The fastest connecting flight is KQ2 by Kenya Airways takes 19h 45m and the cheapest is AF837 by Air France for $781.

  • KL - KLM
    from $781
  • AF - Air France
    from $781
  • KQ - Kenya Airways
    from $1262
  • TK - Turkish Airlines
    from $1023
  • LH - Lufthansa
    from $1188
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You can fly from Nairobi to Chicago from 2 airports (Jomo Kenyatta Intl, Wilson).

Nairobi airports

  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl-NBO
    from $781
  • Wilson-WIL

Chicago airports

  • O'Hare International-ORD
  • Midway-MDW
  • Dupage County-DPA
  • Chicago FSS-CHI
  • Merrill C Meigs (closed)-CGX
  • Pal-Waukee-PWK
  • Chicago NAS-NOH

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