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The best prices from Edinburgh to Nairobi are usually found in March or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to NBO flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
EDI - NB0
Price
£399 - £625
NB0
Temperature
23 - 28 °C
NB0
Rainfall
15 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Average price

£520

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£399

From Edinburgh to Nairobi

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Edinburgh to Nairobi?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Nairobi?

To save up to 9% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 53 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Edinburgh to Nairobi from £454 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £483 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Nairobi. Flights to Nairobi from Edinburgh in September are about £459 on average during September, but can be found for as low as £339.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Nairobi (EDI - NB0)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 26% on flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi in April, May 2021

The best prices found for EDI to NBO flights in April, May
18 May - 8 Jun
£390pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 May - 8 Jun
£430pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 May - 7 Jun
£668pp
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 to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Edinburgh found for this year
18 May - 8 Jun
£390pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 May - 8 Jun
£430pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
9 Jun - 13 Jun
£511pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Nairobi

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Nairobi due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Edinburgh and Nairobi for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Nairobi to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Nairobi include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Kenya Airways flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Nairobi have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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 9 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi for under £431 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi for under £431. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just £390, but on average you can expect to pay £567.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi for under £359 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to Nairobi, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Nairobi?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 28 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in Nairobi is generally hotter than in Edinburgh. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Nairobi?

Departing from Edinburgh to Nairobi will take you 30h 20m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Edinburgh to Nairobi return?

Currently priced at £390, Turkish Airlines will fly you from Edinburgh to Nairobi and back. In addition to Turkish Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Lufthansa for as low as £512. Turkish Airlines is 19% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Sh 149.86
Average temperature for April in Nairobi
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Nairobi
120.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 9 airlines flying from Edinburgh 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
Turkish Airlines
£522 £675 No cancel fee 77%
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Kenya Airways
£532 £710 No cancel fee 82%
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Etihad Airways
£512 £719 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£530 £724 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£488 £728 No cancel fee 76%
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Emirates
£584 £738 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£558 £746 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
£608 £774 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
£545 £799 No cancel fee 75%
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