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The best prices from London to Nairobi are usually found in September or May, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Nairobi (NBO)

LON - NB0
Price
£399 - £643
NB0
Temperature
23 - 28 °C
NB0
Rainfall
15 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

£460

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£399

From London 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 London to Nairobi?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, 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 London 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 London to Nairobi from £462 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £491 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from London to Nairobi lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to Nairobi in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at £344.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Nairobi (LON - NB0)?

It’s optimal to fly from London to Nairobi in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from London to Nairobi in April, May 2021

30 May - 15 Jun
£368pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
11 May - 18 May
£373pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Apr - 2 May
£377pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

1 Nov - 8 Nov
£357pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Jun - 28 Jun
£366pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Sep - 3 Oct
£368pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Nairobi from London

26 Sep - 3 Oct
£368pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
11 May - 18 May
£373pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Sep - 26 Sep
£384pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Nairobi

21 Apr - 6 May
£397pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Apr - 2 May
£400pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Apr - 25 Apr
£403pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Nairobi from London

04:40 - 07:55
Etihad Airways
1 stop
25h 15m
LHR - NBO
Etihad Airways
06:20 - 17:00
British Airways
Direct
8h 40m
LHR - NBO
British Airways
16:40 - 02:15
Emirates
1 stop
31h 35m
LHR - NBO
Emirates

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Flight FAQs

From London to Nairobi

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 London 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 London to Nairobi to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alitalia and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London to Nairobi. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from London to Nairobi that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Kenya Airways, British Airways, and Qatar Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from London to Nairobi for under £438 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Nairobi for under £438. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just £366, but on average you can expect to pay £376.

Are there direct flights from London to Nairobi for under £438 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Nairobi under £438. A good price for a direct flight from London to Nairobi is less than £410.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Nairobi for under £438?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than £438.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Nairobi?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 28 °C range in February. The weather in Nairobi is generally hotter than London's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from London to Nairobi?

Kenya Airways, British Airways, and KLM can get you from London to Nairobi in just under 8h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 15m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at £367, Kenya Airways will fly you from London to Nairobi and back. In addition to Kenya Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and KLM - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £374 and £378, respectively. You may be able to fly from London to Nairobi for 21% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Etihad Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £258. Emirates flights start at £281 while deals on Oman Air start at £299 one-way.

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Destination information for Nairobi

Today's exchange rate
£1 = Sh 145.63
Flight duration
8h 48m
Average temperature for April in Nairobi
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Nairobi
120.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Nairobi

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
£470 £566 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Turkish Airlines
£446 £631 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
£491 £652 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£461 £694 No cancel fee 76%
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Emirates
£377 £707 No cancel fee 75%
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SWISS
£459 £725 No cancel fee 79%
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Qatar Airways
£520 £731 No cancel fee 68%
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Ethiopian Air
£496 £747 No cancel fee 72%
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Oman Air
£582 £773 No cancel fee 76%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Oman Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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KLM
£497 £812 No cancel fee 75%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Nairobi

Morning 6 AM to midday 57% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 42% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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