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United Kingdom to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best null to NBO flight in 2022: compare United Kingdom to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to Nairobi (GB - NBO)?

When flying from United Kingdom 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.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to Nairobi for as little as £510 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 £542 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Nairobi?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Nairobi from United Kingdom. Prices for September average £516 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £380. 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

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Nairobi in May, June 2022

The best prices found for United Kingdom to NBO flights in May, June
3 Jun - 14 Jul
£412pp
BHX
Birmingham
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
29 May - 2 Aug
£413pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 May - 7 Jun
£417pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

United Kingdom to Nairobi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from United Kingdom found for this year
11 Sep - 27 Sep
£393pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Sep - 6 Oct
£399pp
MAN
Manchester
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
19 Oct - 1 Nov
£399pp
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 United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Nairobi direct flight deals
12 Sep - 20 Sep
£519pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Sep - 29 Sep
£520pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Kenya Airways
Direct
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Sep - 20 Oct
£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 United Kingdom to Nairobi

Late deals on return flights to Nairobi from United Kingdom, departing today and this week
29 May - 2 Aug
£413pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 3 Jul
£465pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
29 May - 14 Jun
£473pp
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 United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Nairobi
02:20 - 18:00
KLM
1 stop
13h 40m
BRS - NBO
KLM
£164
Voliamo
02:20 - 17:20
Air France
2 stops
37h 00m
BRS - NBO
Air France
£195
Voliamo
13:45 - 19:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
52h 10m
MAN - NBO
Multiple Airlines
£217
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to Nairobi

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

Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, and British Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from United Kingdom to Nairobi for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to Nairobi for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAUDIA for just £390, but on average you can expect to pay £407.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Nairobi under £600. A good price for a nonstop flight from United Kingdom to Nairobi is less than £566.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from United Kingdom to Nairobi?

Most travelers choose London Heathrow - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl, London City - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl or London Gatwick - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl when deciding on the best route from United Kingdom to Nairobi.

What are the cheapest flights from United Kingdom to Nairobi?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £345. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl) can be booked for £399 on average our data indicates £1,092 when flying from United Kingdom to Nairobi.

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

When booking a flight from United Kingdom to Nairobi, you may want to consider flying on Air France, ITA Airways or British Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from United Kingdom to Nairobi?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from United Kingdom to Nairobi consider choosing American Airlines (70%), Iberia (70%) or British Airways (70%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nairobi, Kenya

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Nairobi from United Kingdom?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Nairobi

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom from Nairobi?

Returning to United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom.

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

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from United Kingdom to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = Sh 143.28
Average temperature for May in Nairobi
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Nairobi
129.0 mm

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from United Kingdom 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
£314 £631 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£318 £497 No cancel fee 76%
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Turkish Airlines
£342 £495 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
£353 £519 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£367 £571 No cancel fee 75%
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SWISS
£378 £605 No cancel fee 79%
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Kenya Airways
£397 £537 No cancel fee 82%
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Egypt Air
£403 £597 No cancel fee N/A
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SAUDIA
£408 £458 No cancel fee 86%
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British Airways
£418 £627 No cancel fee 70%
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