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London (LON) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to NBO flight in 2022: compare London to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
LON - NBO
Price
£547 - £882
NBO
Temperature
17 - 21 °C
NBO
Rainfall
10 - 160 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

Round-trip from

£436

From London (LON) to Nairobi

One-way from

£158

One-way flight from London (LON) 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 month to fly from London to Nairobi?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Nairobi from London. Prices for September average £510 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £376. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 37% on your journey compared to booking in December

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

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London to Nairobi as you normally would.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Nairobi at least 53 days early can save you up to 9% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 53 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Nairobi for as little as £505 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £537 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from London to Nairobi in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to NBO flights in May, June
5 Jun - 2 Dec
£425pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Jun - 2 Dec
£427pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Jun - 19 Sep
£431pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Nairobi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from London found for this year
5 Dec - 10 Dec
£387pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Nov - 16 Dec
£394pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Oct - 1 Nov
£395pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Nairobi from London

Save time with London to Nairobi direct flight deals
1 Nov - 14 Nov
£518pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 23 Nov
£519pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Nov - 19 Nov
£521pp
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

Late deals on return flights to Nairobi from London, departing today and this week
30 May - 11 Jun
£432pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 May - 13 Jun
£444pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 May - 2 Dec
£447pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Nairobi from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Nairobi
10:50 - 18:00
Air France
2 stops
29h 10m
LHR - NBO
Air France
£158
Voliamo
16:25 - 18:00
KLM
1 stop
23h 35m
LHR - NBO
KLM
£227
Voliamo
04:25 - 19:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
13h 30m
LGW - NBO
Qatar Airways
£277
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">Nairobi</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Nairobi

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 £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Nairobi for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAUDIA for just £394, but on average you can expect to pay £410.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Nairobi for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Nairobi under £600. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Nairobi is less than £542.

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

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

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

Our cheapest airline available from London to Nairobi is SAUDIA. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £394 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, starting at £407 and £429 round-trip. Users have found that SAUDIA is 22% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for KLM. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £142. Users have also found prices from £143 and £277 on Air France and Qatar Airways, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Nairobi?

Consider American Airlines (70%), Iberia (70%) or British Airways (70%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from London to Nairobi.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from London to Nairobi?

The most popular route from London to Nairobi is London Heathrow - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl. You may also consider London Gatwick - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl or London City - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Nairobi?

The cheapest flight price from London to Nairobi is £367. On average you can expect to pay £1,077. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl), can usually be booked for £395.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nairobi, Kenya

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Nairobi

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London 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 London from Nairobi?

Returning to London 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 London.

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

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Sh 145.02
Average temperature for May in Nairobi
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Nairobi
129.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
Etihad Airways
£311 £702 No cancel fee 75%
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KLM
£366 £551 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£372 £489 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
£375 £620 No cancel fee 79%
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Lufthansa
£379 £513 No cancel fee 76%
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Turkish Airlines
£382 £471 No cancel fee 77%
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SAUDIA
£397 £452 No cancel fee 86%
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Egypt Air
£400 £594 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£413 £549 No cancel fee 70%
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Kenya Airways
£416 £596 No cancel fee 82%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Nairobi

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Nairobi.
Morning 6 AM to midday 60% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 40% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Nairobi
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Nairobi.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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