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Flight information for London to Nairobi

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Best price found

£222

Fastest flight time

8h 35m

Direct flights

Mon

Airports in Nairobi

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Nairobi from London in the past 72 hours is £222. The best return flight deal from London to Nairobi found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £311.
The fastest flight from London to Nairobi takes 8h 35m
Direct flights go from London to Nairobi on Monday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Kenya Airways and Delta.
There are 2 airports near Nairobi: Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl (NBO), Nairobi Wilson (WIL)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Nairobi

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

September

The cheapest time of year to fly to Nairobi from London is September. The most expensive is July.

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Nairobi from London?

SAUDIA

Air France, Ethiopian Air, and Lufthansa are the most popular carriers operating from London to Nairobi

What is the cheapest London to Nairobi flight route?

London Heathrow - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Fly from London Heathrow to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl for the best London - Nairobi flight prices

How far in advance should you book London to Nairobi flights?

49 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Nairobi is approximately 49 days to departure

When you’re planning your trip from London to Nairobi, the most popular airport-to-airport route is London Heathrow Airport to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport. When booking your trip to Nairobi, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when travelling to Nairobi, you can try London Gatwick Airport (in London), London City Airport (in London), or London Stansted Airport (in London). The least expensive flight option from London to Nairobi will typically be LHR — NBO during the month of August with an average price of £383 RT.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport (NBO)£383
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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport (NBO)£399
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London City Airport (LCY) to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport (NBO)£458
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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport (NBO)£527
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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport (NBO)£553
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London Southend Airport (SEN) to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport (NBO)£1,031
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Easily compare return flights from London to Nairobi

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from London to Nairobi by changing tabs
SAUDIA
3 Feb
LHR07:55London Heathrow
20h 15m
1 stop
NBO04:10Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14 Feb
NBO14:25Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
20h 15m
1 stop
LHR10:40London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
15 Nov
LGW05:25London Gatwick
14h 05m
1 stop
NBO19:30Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
29 Nov
NBO00:00Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14h 10m
1 stop
LGW14:10London Gatwick
KLM
13 Sep
LHR15:15London Heathrow
24h 45m
1 stop
NBO16:00Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
8 Nov
NBO18:59Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
13h 46m
1 stop
LHR08:45London Heathrow
Air France
18 Nov
LHR01:20London Heathrow
10h 55m
1 stop
NBO12:15Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
11 Dec
NBO18:15Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14h 15m
1 stop
LHR08:30London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
1 Nov
LHR02:30London Heathrow
12h 30m
1 stop
NBO15:00Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
15 Nov
NBO18:15Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
11h 45m
1 stop
LHR06:00London Heathrow
Lufthansa
20 Sep
LCY03:50London City
10h 30m
1 stop
NBO14:20Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
10 Oct
NBO18:25Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
10h 50m
1 stop
LCY05:15London City

Find the cheapest one-way flights from London to Nairobi

If you're looking for one-way flights from London to Nairobi, view some of our deals below provided by Kenya Airways, SAUDIA and Turkish Airlines
Multiple Airlines
20 Sep
LTN04:35London Luton
37h 20m
3 stops
NBO17:55Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
7 Nov
LGW12:00London Gatwick
31h 30m
1 stop
NBO19:30Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
SAUDIA
16 Sep
LHR08:30London Heathrow
21h 20m
1 stop
NBO05:50Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Search last-minute flights to Nairobi from London

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Air France
19 Aug
LHR02:20London Heathrow
13h 00m
1 stop
NBO15:20Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
21 Sep
NBO19:35Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
21h 00m
1 stop
LHR16:35London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
19 Aug
LHR02:20London Heathrow
13h 00m
1 stop
NBO15:20Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
21 Sep
NBO19:35Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
20h 00m
2 stops
LHR15:35London Heathrow
RwandAir
20 Aug
LHR13:45London Heathrow
14h 55m
2 stops
NBO04:40Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
21 Jul
NBO16:50Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14h 10m
2 stops
LHR07:00London Heathrow
KLM
19 Aug
LCY14:00London City
26h 00m
1 stop
NBO16:00Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
21 Sep
NBO19:35Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
33h 40m
2 stops
LCY05:15London City
British Airways
19 Aug
LHR06:20London Heathrow
8h 40m
NBO15:00Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
21 Sep
NBO19:10Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
9h 05m
LHR04:15London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
19 Aug
LGW13:05London Gatwick
31h 40m
1 stop
NBO20:45Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
21 Jul
NBO00:15Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14h 05m
1 stop
LGW14:20London Gatwick

Best airlines flying from London to Nairobi

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Etihad AirwaysPriceFrom £319Free CancellationRating
6.6
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KLMPriceFrom £382Free CancellationRating
7.5
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SAUDIAPriceFrom £383Free CancellationRating
7.8
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Air FrancePriceFrom £386Free CancellationRating
7.6
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SWISSPriceFrom £386Free CancellationRating
8.4
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LufthansaPriceFrom £391Free CancellationRating
7.2
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Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom £395Free CancellationRating
8.1
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Egypt AirPriceFrom £421Free CancellationRating
7.8
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British AirwaysPriceFrom £426Free CancellationRating
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Kenya AirwaysPriceFrom £435Free CancellationRating
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SAUDIA flights from London to Nairobi

Our best SAUDIA deals on London to Nairobi flight tickets
SAUDIA
3 Feb
LHR07:55London Heathrow
20h 15m
1 stop
NBO04:10Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14 Feb
NBO14:25Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
20h 15m
1 stop
LHR10:40London Heathrow
SAUDIA
1 Feb
LHR10:00London Heathrow
18h 10m
1 stop
NBO04:10Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
9 Feb
NBO08:45Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
19h 00m
1 stop
LHR03:45London Heathrow
SAUDIA
16 Jan
LHR11:00London Heathrow
22h 50m
1 stop
NBO09:50Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
31 Jan
NBO14:25Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
20h 15m
1 stop
LHR10:40London Heathrow

Air France flights from London to Nairobi

Our best Air France deals on London to Nairobi flight tickets
Air France
18 Nov
LHR01:20London Heathrow
10h 55m
1 stop
NBO12:15Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
11 Dec
NBO18:15Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14h 15m
1 stop
LHR08:30London Heathrow
Air France
18 Nov
LHR01:20London Heathrow
10h 55m
1 stop
NBO12:15Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
11 Dec
NBO18:15Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
14h 15m
1 stop
LHR08:30London Heathrow
Air France
19 Aug
LHR02:20London Heathrow
13h 00m
1 stop
NBO15:20Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
21 Sep
NBO19:35Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
21h 00m
1 stop
LHR16:35London Heathrow

  • Are airlines flying from London to Nairobi offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from London to Nairobi, such as Kenya Airways, British Airways, and Egypt Air may have flexible cancellation policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is London to Nairobi by plane?

    The straight-line distance from London to Nairobi is 4234.7 mi. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 10h 20m.



After booking your flights from London to Nairobi, you may be interested to find out about the various services and facilities available at your airport of departure, as well as at Nairobi Airport. All major airports in London have top-class services and facilities, with an array of restaurants, bars, retail shops, and an extensive duty-free shopping section to accommodate traveller needs. You can also take advantage of luxury services such as the airport lounges that you can access at Heathrow and Gatwick, such as the Premium Lounge and No 1 Lounge. Both can be pre-booked online prior to arrival at the airport. At Nairobi Airport, you’ll find similar facilities, like restaurants, cafes, souvenir shops and retail shops, as well as banks, currency exchange and baggage storage. You can also put your feet up in the Aspire Lounge, Mara Lounge or Mount Kenya Lounge.


Once you’ve finalised booking your flights from London to Nairobi, it’s important that you research and plan your way to your departure airport in London. Equally, you should look at the best way to get From Nairobi Airport to the city centre. Travelling to the London airports is made simple with the convenient Express Train services to Heathrow, Gatwick, and Stansted. Trains depart from central London train stations and reach the airports in no time at all. You can catch the Heathrow Express from Paddington Station, taking just 15 minutes to the airport. From Victoria Station, you can grab the Gatwick Express, taking 30 minutes, and from Liverpool Street Station, you can get the Stansted Express, with a 50-minute journey to the airport. Make sure to book your tickets online in advance for the best price, and if possible, book as far ahead as 10-12 weeks before travel. If you’re travelling on a budget and have secured your cheap flights from London to Nairobi, you’ll be pleased to know that transport from the airport in Nairobi is very reasonably priced. Your best option is to grab a taxi at the airport, getting you to the city in around 45min. You can pre-book your taxi online, including a meet and greet service should you need it.

If you’re looking at flights from London to Nairobi, you may want to know what other cities you can reach from Nairobi Airport, and there are indeed several popular locations. If you rent a car at the airport, you can reach the city of Nakuru in around 4 hours, while Naivasha is a little closer, taking approximately 3 hours to drive. Further afield, you can reach the port city of Kisumu on Lake Victoria in around 6h 20min via the A104 and A1 roads.


Alternative routes for London to Nairobi

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London to Mombasa Flights
Fastest flight time13h 10m
Cheapest price£504
Manchester to Nairobi Flights
Fastest flight time16h 45m
Cheapest price£426
Birmingham to Nairobi Flights
Fastest flight time13h 10m
Cheapest price£429
Manchester to Mombasa Flights
Fastest flight time16h 50m
Cheapest price£506
Birmingham to Mombasa Flights
Fastest flight time15h 30m
Cheapest price£503
London to Kisumu Flights
Fastest flight time17h 40m
Cheapest price£696
Leeds to Nairobi Flights
Fastest flight time25h 45m
Cheapest price£683
London to Malindi Flights
Fastest flight time12h 05m
Cheapest price£811
Newcastle upon Tyne to Nairobi Flights
Fastest flight time30h 20m
Cheapest price£593
Southampton to Nairobi Flights
Fastest flight time27h 45m
Cheapest price£1,195
Bristol to Nairobi Flights
Fastest flight time13h 40m
Cheapest price£671

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