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Did you mean flights from London, United Kingdom to Nairobi?

London is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in the world. They are drawn to the city because of its wonderful shops, theaters, nightlife and historical attractions. It is the center of London that many people want to visit, and the underground Tube system makes it easy to get around. The city’s West End brings you to attractions such as Trafalgar Square, the shopping district of Regent Street, Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament. A trip along the River Thames provides an opportunity to see all the main sights such as the Globe Theater and the impressive Tate Modern art gallery building.

Flying to London

1. Which airports serve Nairobi to London?

The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. In London the airport receiving most direct flights is Heathrow, but there are some indirect flights that arrive at Gatwick. Passengers should be aware that Gatwick is further away from the center of London than Heathrow.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Nairobi to London?

Both Kenya Airways and British Airways operate direct flights between Nairobi and London. Emirates Airways has flights with stopovers in Doha, while Lufthansa operates with stopovers in Frankfurt. There are daily flights between the two cities and for those prepared to fly indirectly there are more options available.

3. How long is the flight?

A direct flight between Nairobi and London takes around 8 and a half hours. Indirect flights can be around 11 hours right up to 36 hours due to the waiting time between flights. Nairobi is 2 hours ahead of London.

4. Climate changes between Nairobi and London

As it is located in northern Europe, London has a very temperate climate. In winter it can be below 0°C, and in summer during the short heatwaves that are common, temperatures can be in excess of 30°C. Nairobi has a much more consistent climate with temperatures remaining within the range of 22°C and 27°C. While London is prone to rain all year round, the heaviest months for rain in Nairobi are April and November.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

The main language in London is English, but as it has become a multicultural city in recent years you are likely to hear many more languages being spoken. English is also spoken in Nairobi, along with Bantu Swahili. UK currency is the pound sterling, while in Kenya it is the shilling.

No visa is required to enter the United Kingdom for US passport holders to visit or conduct business for up to 6 months.

London Information

London is well-known for its wide variety of amazing galleries and museums, so be sure to add one or two to your itinerary. The National Gallery contains art works dating back hundreds of years, while the National History Museum is a wonderful building with skeletons of dinosaurs and ancient whales on display.

On certain days during the summer you can go into Buckingham Palace or you could take a trip to the Tower of London, where you can view the Crown Jewels. For stunning views of the city book a trip on London’s own observation wheel, the London Eye. Take a trip to Greenwich in south east London to see and go on board the Cutty Sark, once the fastest sailing merchant ship in the world. While there you can also visit the National Maritime Museum and the Royal Observatory.

London also has some great markets, while handmade goods and crafts can be found on sale in Greenwich and Covent Garden.

Nairobi to London, United Kingdom Last modified: Oct 13, 2019 2:23 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to London, United Kingdom. Ethiopian & Turkish frequently offer the best deals to London, United Kingdom flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Ethiopian
NBOLON
Sat 2/8
1 stop
LONNBO
Sun 2/16
1 stop
KES56,979
Turkish
NBOLON
Fri 10/18
1 stop
LONNBO
Mon 11/4
1 stop
KES59,880
Kenya
NBOLON
Fri 10/18
1 stop
LONNBO
Mon 11/4
1 stop
KES65,577
KLM
NBOLON
Wed 10/16
1 stop
LONNBO
Tue 10/29
1 stop
KES68,478
Egyptair
NBOLON
Mon 11/4
1 stop
LONNBO
Tue 11/12
1 stop
KES73,865
Alitalia
NBOLON
Fri 1/17
2 stops
LONNBO
Fri 1/31
2 stops
KES74,901

How Much is a Flight from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be KES59,051.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days KES75,937 KES59,880
7-14 days KES76,351 KES57,600
14-21 days KES122,245 KES59,880
21-30 days KES73,451 KES59,880
30-60 days KES67,546 KES59,880
60-90 days KES70,446 KES64,334
90+ days KES64,438 KES56,979

Cheapest Day To Fly from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
KES59,880KES57,497KES57,497KES59,776KES59,776KES58,740KES59,880

Compare Flight Prices from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Nairobi to London, United Kingdom flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Nairobi London, United Kingdom Ethiopian 10/22/19 10/30/19 1 KES57,497
November Nairobi London, United Kingdom Turkish 11/5/19 11/25/19 1 KES59,776
December Nairobi London, United Kingdom Turkish 12/2/19 12/6/19 1 KES63,816
January Nairobi London, United Kingdom Ethiopian 1/22/20 2/5/20 1 KES57,497
February Nairobi London, United Kingdom Ethiopian 2/2/20 2/15/20 1 KES57,497
March Nairobi London, United Kingdom Kenya 3/3/20 3/6/20 0 KES64,438
April Nairobi London, United Kingdom Ethiopian 4/1/20 4/8/20 1 KES57,704
May Nairobi London, United Kingdom Ethiopian 5/27/20 6/13/20 1 KES65,059

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
KES77,077
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
KES77,077
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
KES76,455
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
KES76,455 KES59,880
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
KES59,880 KES59,776
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
KES59,776

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom is KES63,713.

The average price for direct flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom is KES79,977.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom.

Weekly Direct Flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:05 19:05
Kenya 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 04:30 04:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom is KES46,516.

The average price for round trip flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom is KES63,713.

Nairobi to London, United Kingdom Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: The average Nairobi to London, United Kingdom flight time is 9 hours and 5 minutes.
Question: How far is London, United Kingdom from Nairobi?
Answer: The distance from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom is 6,838 kilometers (4,249 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom.
Question: What are the most popular Nairobi airlines for direct flights from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: Kenya Airways provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Nairobi and London, United Kingdom.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Nairobi to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: Frankfurt, DE

Airlines in Nairobi flying to London, United Kingdom Last modified: Oct 13, 2019 2:23 -04:00Number of routes searched: 37Number of itineraries searched: 2,397,650

Wondering which airlines fly out of Nairobi to London, United Kingdom? We've gathered the average price of Nairobi airlines with flights to London, United Kingdom. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Nairobi to London, United Kingdom
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways -
Kenya -
Air France CDG
Air India BOM
Alitalia FCO
China Southern CAN
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Air Mauritius MRU
Egyptair CAI
Qatar DOH
South African JNB
Saudi Arabian JED
Turkish IST
Oman Air MCT

Nairobi to London, United Kingdom Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Nairobi and London, United Kingdom. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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