Cheap flights from London to Nairobi

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

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 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 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 £391 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £412 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 £361.

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 11% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the midday.

Cheap flights from London to Nairobi in August, September 2020

The best prices found for LON to NBO flights in August, September
26 Aug - 30 Sep
£500pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
11 Aug - 15 Sep
£514pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Aug - 9 Sep
£515pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London to Nairobi 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from London found for this year
16 Nov - 30 Nov
£479pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Oct - 3 Nov
£482pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Oct - 25 Oct
£483pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Nairobi from London

Save time with London to Nairobi direct flight deals
9 Nov - 25 Nov
£709pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Nov - 29 Jan
£710pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Nov - 23 Jan
£711pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
British 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
24 Jul - 26 Jul
£1758pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jul - 26 Jul
£1894pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
24 Jul - 26 Jul
£2206pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Nairobi from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Nairobi
12:55 - 09:25
Etihad Airways
2 stops
18h 30m
LHR - NBO
Etihad Airways
£295
lastminute.com
16:50 - 15:00
Oman Air
1 stop
20h 10m
LHR - NBO
Oman Air
15:30 - 22:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
29h 25m
LCY - NBO
Multiple Airlines
£360
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Nairobi for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just £433, but on average you can expect to pay £462.

Are there direct flights from London to Nairobi for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Nairobi under £800. A good price for a direct flight from London to Nairobi is less than £723.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Nairobi for under £1800?

There are currently 8+ open flights from London to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than £1800.

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?

KLM, SWISS, and Lufthansa can get you from London to Nairobi in just under 10h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 35m. 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 £332, SWISS will fly you from London to Nairobi and back. In addition to SWISS, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Lufthansa and Etihad Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £359 and £369, respectively.

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 £288. Oman Air flights start at £304 while deals on Turkish Airlines start at £326 one-way.

Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Nairobi
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Sh 139.62
Average temperature for August in Nairobi
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Nairobi
30.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Nairobi

Wilson (WIL)
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