Cheap flights from London to Kenya

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How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Kenya?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 53 days in advance, which can save you up to 9% on flights from London to Kenya compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 53 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £478. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £508.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Kenya?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Kenya from London. Users have commonly found prices around £483 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £356. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Kenya (LON - KE)?

When flying from London to Kenya, 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 London to Kenya in December, January 2021

The best prices found for LON to Kenya flights in December, January
5 Jan - 26 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

32h 45m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

20h 45m
£370

Lufthansa

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Deal found 3/12/21

10 Jan - 7 Feb
LGW

London Gatwick

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

14h 25m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

14h 35m
£375

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 2/12/21

18 Jan - 3 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

10h 45m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

11h 45m
£377

Lufthansa

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Deal found 3/12/21

London to Kenya 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kenya from London found for this year
8 Dec - 28 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

13h 20m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

20h 10m
£381

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 5/12/21

4 Dec - 19 Dec
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

24h 45m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

11h 45m
£391

Lufthansa

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Deal found 3/12/21

4 Dec - 19 Dec
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

2 stops

23h 15m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

11h 45m
£401

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 3/12/21

Direct flights to Kenya from London

Save time with London to Kenya direct flight deals
5 Jan - 10 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Nonstop

8h 35m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

8h 55m
£430

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 5/12/21

14 Jan - 28 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Nonstop

8h 35m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

8h 55m
£431

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 4/12/21

16 Jan - 16 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Nonstop

8h 35m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

8h 55m
£433

Kenya Airways

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Deal found 3/12/21

Last-minute flights from London to Kenya

Late deals on return flights to Kenya from London, departing today and this week
15 Dec - 13 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

13h 20m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

20h 10m
£487

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 5/12/21

10 Dec - 16 Dec
LTN

London Luton

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

2 stops

34h 45m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LTN

London Luton

2 stops

23h 30m
£490

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

10 Dec - 17 Dec
STN

London Stansted

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

2 stops

25h 00m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

20h 45m
£492

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

One-way flights to Kenya from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Kenya
17 Jan
LTN

London Luton

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

3 stops

35h 55m
£165

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 3/12/21

10 Jan
LTN

London Luton

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

3 stops

35h 55m
£176

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

10 Jan
LTN

London Luton

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

3 stops

35h 55m
£177

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Kenya flights.

Which airlines flying from London to Kenya have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Kenya Airways, British Airways, and Ethiopian Air flying from London to Kenya have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from London to Kenya for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Kenya for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £341, but on average you can expect to pay £362.

Are there direct flights from London to Kenya for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Kenya under £500. A good price for a direct flight from London to Kenya is less than £446.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Kenya for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Kenya within the next 7 days for less than £500.

What days are direct flights available from London to Kenya?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Wednesday.

How many flights depart from London to Kenya on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from London to Kenya a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London to Kenya?

KLM, Lufthansa, and Air France can get you from London to Kenya in just under 11h 45m. Your travel time can differ by up to 11h 30m. The distance from London to Kenya is about 4274 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the most popular routes from London to Kenya?

Most travellers choose London Heathrow - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl, London Gatwick - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl or London City - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl when deciding on the best route from London to Kenya.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Kenya?

When booking a flight from London to Kenya, you may want to consider flying on Air France, ITA Airways or British Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Kenya?

Consider Kenya Airways (83%), Delta (67%) or ITA Airways (67%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from London to Kenya.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Kenya?

On average you can expect to pay £782 for a flight from London to Kenya. The cheapest flight overall is £304 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl) is currently priced at £341.

Can I fly to Kenya from London right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Kenya

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Kenya.

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.




Can I fly back to London from Kenya?

Returning to London from Kenya

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kenya must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kenya are not required to quarantine after entering London.

Destination points for flights from London to Kenya

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Top 10 airlines flying from London to Kenya

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Kenya choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest£284
Average£534
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
Cheapest£306
Average£492
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest£311
Average£713
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
Cheapest£316
Average£476
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
Cheapest£347
Average£547
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest£348
Average£524
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
Cheapest£349
Average£585
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
Cheapest£355
Average£457
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest£366
Average£618
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Air France
Cheapest£371
Average£492
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from London to Kenya

See what time of day planes typically take off from London to Kenya
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
46%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
53%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM