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London (LON) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to NBO flight in 2021: compare London to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
LON - NB0
Price
£396 - £638
NB0
Temperature
23 - 28 °C
NB0
Precipitation
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

Round-trip from

£396

From London to Nairobi

One-way from

£255

One-way flight from London to Nairobi

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 £458 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 £487 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

September can be a great time to fly to Nairobi from London with a flight ticket averaging about £463. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as £341. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

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.

Cheap flights from London to Nairobi in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to NBO flights in September, October
26 Oct - 11 Nov
£323pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Oct - 3 Oct
£330pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Oct - 14 Nov
£333pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from London found for this year
26 Oct - 11 Nov
£323pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 23 Nov
£327pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 23 Nov
£328pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Nairobi from London

Save time with London to Nairobi direct flight deals
20 Jan - 31 Mar
£415pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Oct - 23 Oct
£423pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Nov - 3 Feb
£429pp
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
21 Sep - 27 Sep
£346pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Sep - 11 Nov
£352pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Sep - 8 Nov
£353pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
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

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Nairobi
06:45 - 22:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
14h 10m
LGW - NBO
Turkish Airlines
£255
Travel2Be
08:45 - 02:10
Qatar Airways
1 stop
14h 25m
LGW - NBO
Qatar Airways
£256
Travel2Be
16:40 - 07:55
Etihad Airways
1 stop
13h 15m
LHR - NBO
Etihad Airways
£257
Travel2Be

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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.

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. Etihad Airways is one of them. 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.

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 £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Nairobi for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £317, but on average you can expect to pay £333.

Are there direct flights from London to Nairobi for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Nairobi under £500. A good price for a direct flight from London to Nairobi is less than £438.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Nairobi for under £400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than £400.

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

KLM, at £317, was found to be the cheapest airline from London to Nairobi.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Lufthansa and Air France. You may be able to fly from London to Nairobi for 31% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

£246 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Etihad Airways and Turkish Airlines, with prices starting from £255 and £255, respectively.

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 96 hours before departing to Nairobi.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London 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.


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

Returning to London 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.

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 150.64
Average temperature for September in Nairobi
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Nairobi
21.0 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
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%
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KLM
£497 £812 No cancel fee 75%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Nairobi

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Nairobi.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 66% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 33% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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