Cheap flights from Heathrow to Nairobi

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How to find the cheapest flight from Heathrow to Nairobi

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to NB0 flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.

LHR - NB0

Price

£549 - £815

NB0

Temperature

17 - 21 °C

NB0

Precipitation

10 - 160 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£415

From London Heathrow to Nairobi

One-way from

£324

One-way flight from London Heathrow to Nairobi

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 53 days in advance to save up to 9% 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 53 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 London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £478, or £508 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Heathrow Airport 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 London Heathrow Airport in September are about £483 on average during September, but can be found for as low as £356.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi (LHR - NB0)?

When flying from London Heathrow Airport 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 Heathrow to Nairobi in December, January 2021

The best prices found for LHR to Nairobi flights in December, January
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

18 Jan - 3 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

24h 45m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

12h 45m
£385

Lufthansa

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Deal found 5/12/21

6 Jan - 31 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

11h 45m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 15m
£390

Lufthansa

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Deal found 4/12/21

Heathrow to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Heathrow 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

View Deal

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

20h 45m
£408

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 3/12/21

Direct flights to Nairobi from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Nairobi 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

29 Jan - 4 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

View Deal

Deal found 3/12/21

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Nairobi

Late deals on return flights to Nairobi from Heathrow, 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

View Deal

Deal found 5/12/21

15 Dec - 14 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
£507

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 5/12/21

11 Dec - 25 Dec
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

2 stops

24h 20m
NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

18h 45m
£521

Lufthansa

View Deal

Deal found 3/12/21

One-way flights to Nairobi from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Nairobi
10 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

3 stops

29h 55m
£257

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/12/21

19 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

13h 15m
£258

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 5/12/21

18 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

NBO

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

1 stop

14h 00m
£266

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 6/12/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Heathrow to Nairobi flights.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London Heathrow to Nairobi have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Kenya Airways, British Airways, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Kenya Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi 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 Heathrow Airport to Nairobi for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi under £500. A good price for a direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi is less than £448.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi for under £500?

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

What days are direct flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday.

How many flights depart from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi on average per day?

Per day, 1 flight departs from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi?

Departing from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi will take you 10h 50m. The distance between London Heathrow Airport and Nairobi is about 4274 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi round-trip?

KLM, at £341, was found to be the cheapest airline from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Lufthansa and Air France. KLM is priced at 28% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi are Qatar Airways (£258), RwandAir (£298), and Kenya Airways (£304).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi?

The most popular airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi are Air France, ITA Airways and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi are Kenya Airways (83%), Delta (67%) and ITA Airways (67%).

What are the cheapest flights from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi?

Looking for the cheapest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi? While on average our users pay £782, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £304. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl), is priced around £346.

Can I fly to Nairobi from London Heathrow right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Nairobi

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow 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.




Can I fly back to London Heathrow from Nairobi?

Returning to London Heathrow from Nairobi

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

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

Alternative routes for Heathrow to Nairobi

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Heathrow to Mombasafrom £366 pp
Gatwick to Mombasafrom £600 pp

Top 10 airlines flying from Heathrow to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow to Nairobi 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£507
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
Cheapest£347
Average£500
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest£348
Average£530
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
Cheapest£351
Average£558
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
Cheapest£353
Average£462
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
Cheapest£357
Average£413
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Air France
Cheapest£371
Average£492
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
Cheapest£374
Average£564
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest£377
Average£581
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest£380
Average£626
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Nairobi

See what time of day planes typically take off from Heathrow to Nairobi
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

Weekly flight availability from Heathrow to Nairobi

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Heathrow to Nairobi
Sunday5daily flights
Monday2daily flights
Tuesday5daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday4daily flights
Friday5daily flights
Saturday5daily flights