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Edinburgh (EDI) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to NBO flight in 2022: compare Edinburgh to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
EDI - NBO
Price
£582 - £903
NBO
Temperature
17 - 21 °C
NBO
Rainfall
10 - 160 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

£539

Average for round-trip flights in July 2022

Round-trip from

£479

From Edinburgh Turnhouse 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 Edinburgh to Nairobi?

To save on the cost of your flight from Edinburgh to Nairobi, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 11% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £610 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £611.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Nairobi from Edinburgh average £583. You can even find prices in November for less than £583, as users have found deals to Nairobi from as low as £459. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Nairobi from Edinburgh. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 27%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Nairobi (EDI - NBO)?

When flying from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Nairobi in June, July 2022

The best prices found for EDI to NBO flights in June, July
26 Jul - 16 Aug
£879pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
26 Jul - 16 Aug
£892pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
10 Jul - 13 Jul
£898pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to Nairobi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Edinburgh found for this year
12 Nov - 26 Nov
£468pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
12 Sep - 19 Sep
£482pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
12 Nov - 26 Nov
£498pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Air France
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi

Late deals on return flights to Nairobi from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
10 Jul - 13 Jul
£898pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
10 Jul - 12 Jul
£940pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
10 Jul - 13 Jul
£998pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Nairobi from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi
03:25 - 02:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 50m
EDI - NBO
Multiple Airlines
£736
Kiwi.com
13:30 - 18:55
KLM
3 stops
27h 25m
EDI - NBO
KLM
£778
Globehunters
11:20 - 21:20
Lufthansa
3 stops
32h 00m
EDI - NBO
Lufthansa
£971
World Air Fares

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Nairobi

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

Located just 6.8 mi from the city center, Edinburgh Turnhouse is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Nairobi from Edinburgh. Booking flights from Turnhouse (EDI) to Nairobi should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Nairobi from 10 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Qatar Airways, Emirates, and British Airways flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Nairobi have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £468, but on average you can expect to pay £543.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Nairobi for under £900?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than £900.

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

According to our current data, KLM (£468), Kenya Airways (£482), and Air France (£498) offers the cheapest pricing from Edinburgh to Nairobi. KLM is 19% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Edinburgh to Nairobi one-way?

£437 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from KLM. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air France and Lufthansa, with prices starting from £538 and £971, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £387. While the most popular route (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl) can be booked for £468 on average our data indicates £1,042 when flying from Edinburgh to Nairobi.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Edinburgh to Nairobi are Air France, British Airways and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nairobi, Kenya

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Nairobi

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

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

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

Documents
Health Surveillance Form - Travelers, including those in transit, are required to complete the traveler's Health Surveillance Form online at “jitenge” platform before travel.

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.



Symptom Tracing App - Travelers must submit daily health information to the Jitenge MoH Kenya platform for 14 consecutive days.


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

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Nairobi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Sh 141.91
Average temperature for July in Nairobi
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Nairobi
15.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 9 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh 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
Lufthansa
£325 £456 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
£421 £592 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£452 £537 No cancel fee 77%
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Kenya Airways
£454 £566 No cancel fee 82%
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Air France
£456 £880 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
£461 £728 No cancel fee 68%
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KLM
£463 £619 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£480 £608 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£553 £639 No cancel fee 70%
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