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City CodeNBO
Popular Airlines
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
  • Qatar Airways
Flight Time15~18 hours

The flight time to Nairobi is approximately 15~18 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Nairobi.

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Nairobi is the administrative,economic and commercial center of Kenya. With a population of over 3.6 million, Nairobi is the second largest city by population in the African Great Lake Regions. Also known as The Green City in the Sun, Nairobi is home to over 100 international companies and organizations including United Nationals Environmental Programme (UNEP).

Voice of Travelers to Nairobi

Holiday rest in Nairobi

I am Steve, a graduate student from the Makerere University. Last fall I took a break from school work and decided to visit my childhood friend who had relocated to Nairobi. I bought my ticket online after a referral from a family friend on where to get the cheapest ticket to Nairobi. The cheapest ticket to Nairobi was by Kenya Airways compared to ticket by other airlines.The airlines was a pet friendly and accepted vaccinated cats and dogs thus I bought a ticket for my cat Homley. As a student with a travel ticket, the airline allowed free check-in for the first and second bags and only charged for the third bag. Kenya Airways is not my regular travel airline but the travel experience with the airline to Nairobi was generally awesome. I am planning to travel to Nairobi again this summer for my friend birthday party before resuming studies and from the previous travel experience, I am certainly buying Kenya Airway ticket to Nairobi.

Relocating to Nairobi

I am Simpson from Northern Ireland. I arrived in Nairobi last summer after securing a job with UNEP in Nairobi. I have had smooth transition and pleasant experience living in Nairobi. The city has a lot in terms of cultural diversity compared to my former city. I had four weeks to accept the terms and relocate Nairobi. With the help of my friend Gibson, I secured the cheapest ticket to Nairobi. He searched online for the cheapest ticket three weeks prior to my departure. Ticket to Nairobi is cheap weeks before your travel time and it is advisable to purchase your ticket six weeks before traveling. British Airways offered the cheapest ticket; at the time of purchasing the ticket to Nairobi, they offered a 5% off the price of ticket. Generally, relocating to Nairobi was a nice experience. Flights attendants were exceptionally friendly and offered great food that was satisfying to everyone.

Nairobi Travel FAQs

Q. How do I buy a ticket to Nairobi?

A. You can purchase a ticket to Nairobi either by buying it online or visiting the corresponding travel companies by yourself. Searching online for the ticket to Nairobi is the best way to compare ticket and choose an affordable ticket to Nairobi. Cheapest ticket to Nairobi can be bought online six weeks before your departure.

Q. How is traffic in Nairobi?

A. Nairobi experiences heavy traffic during the rush hour. The rush hours in Nairobi are on weekdays between 7am to 10am and between 4pm to 7pm. You can rent a car in Nairobi, but you need a parking ticket and gas which are relatively expensive in Nairobi.

Q. How is weather like in Nairobi?

A. Brisbane experiences a subtropical highland type of climate with cool and wet weather most of the times of the year. the sunniest and warmest months in Nairobi are from December to March. Being close to the equator, differences between seasons is small. Rainy season is from April to July with the wettest month being April. August is the coolest month in Nairobi.

Q. What is the best airline to get to Nairobi?

A. The best airline to Nairobi is an airline that gets you there without delays and layovers at the best ticket price. A great airline depends upon the crew, traffic and the time of travel. If travelling from Europe, KLM Airlines and British Airways have direct flight to Nairobi. Some African and Middle East airlines like Turkish and Qatar offer direct flight ticket to Nairobi.

Nairobi - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport •Amsterdam Schipol International Airport (Netherlands) •Dubai International Airport (UAE) •Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport (France) •Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (China) etc.

Flight Routes to Nairobi

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport located 15 km southeast of Nairobi is the busiest commercial service airport serving Nairobi and Kenya in general. The airport is the hub of Kenya Airways and is the main entry point to Kenya through air. One can travel to Nairobi using Kenya Airways, Turkish, Emirates, Saudia or KLM Airlines with the requirements being a valid passport, an air ticket, accommodation ticket and a visa if you don't qualify for a visa waiver program. Some airlines like Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates and South African Airlines have non stop flights to Nairobi.