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How Much Does it Cost To Fly To Nairobi?

The cheapest prices found with in the last 7 days for return flights were $597 and $303 for one-way flights to Nairobi for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
IAD Nairobi May 4 - May 20 $597
JFK Nairobi Jul 8 - Jul 15 $601
BOS Nairobi May 8 - Aug 8 $654
DFW Nairobi May 4 - May 10 $660
LAX Nairobi Jun 24 - Jul 13 $705
LHR Nairobi Apr 27 - May 6 $708
LHR Nairobi Apr 27 - May 6 $708
MSP Nairobi May 15 - Jun 16 $885
*Prices include taxes and fees
Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
IAD Nairobi Apr 11 - Apr 26 $1,083
*Prices include taxes and fees

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Nairobi Flight Information

Traveling toNairobi
Lowest Price$597
Number of Airlines Serving
Airlines ServingUnited, Delta, Oman Air, Turkish Airlines
Number of Daily Flights
Airlines with Direct Flights

FAQs about Nairobi Flights

Which airlines fly to Nairobi?

When it comes to locking in your flight, it's good to have a bit of choice. A total of 14 airlines fly into Nairobi, including:

  • Japan Transocean Air
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • Jambojet
What airport is best to fly into Nairobi?

Before booking your flight to Nairobi, consider where you're planning to stay. This might help you decide which airport would be best to arrive at. Nairobi Airport (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.) is 8 miles (13 kilometers) from the city center, while Nairobi Airport (WIL-Wilson) is around 2 miles (3 kilometers) from downtown.

Where to stay in Nairobi

Enjoy the fancier things in life? Then spend your getaway in serious style at the InterContinental Nairobi. Watching your budget? Not to worry, you won't be left in the cold. The Kenya Comfort Hotel will keep you and your wallet happy.

Places to visit in Nairobi

Times Tower stands out from the many other business locations in the area. Need some more options? If you forget your way, look for National Assembly Building, a prominent landmark in the local area. But that's not all. If you're a fan of theater, take in an entertaining production at Kenya National Theatre.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Nairobi

Make your flight to Nairobi a little easier by reading over these practical security tips:

  • Airport security personnel will request to see your boarding pass and travel ID as part of their checks. Store them in an accessible place, so they're ready for inspection.
  • Wallets, belts and keys must be placed in a bin for X-raying. If you pass through the body scanner with any one of these items, you'll be requested to turn back and remove them.
  • Electronics such as laptops, cameras and phones need to be sent through the X-ray machine separately. Be sure you can get to them quickly.
  • Toothpaste, deodorant and other toiletry items in gel, liquid or cream form need to be stored in containers smaller than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters). They also need to fit in a 1-quart (1-liter) clear zip-lock bag.
  • Consider your choice of footwear. Slippers are great because they're easy to remove when you're doing the airport security checks. Try wearing a pair on your next flight!
  • Pack any pocketknives or other sharp and pointy items inside your checked luggage. Airport security won't allow these on the aircraft.

Flights To Nairobi

Discover the culture, cuisine, and history of Africa—not to mention its world-renowned wildlife—with flights to Nairobi’s international airport (NBO). Nairobi is a multicultural melting pot and one of the fastest-growing cities in Africa. “The Safari Capital of the World” caters to adventure-bound tourists, but you’ll find charming surprises if you stay for a while. From nyama choma (Kenyan barbecue) to Maasai markets, Nairobi has come a long way from its beginnings as a railway stop.

Transportation from NBO

Nairobi flights touch down at NBO 9 miles southeast of the city center. International airlines will land at Terminals 1 or 2, while Terminal 3 is for domestic planes. There is bus service to the city center, however we recommend taking a taxi or arranging transportation with your hotel. If you take a cab, remember to agree on a price beforehand or take a metered “London-style” cab. You can book one of the hotels near Jomo Kenyatta International, but the area around the airport is mostly residential and traffic into the city center is notorious. Stay in the city if you’re looking for that urban vibe, and live like a local in the Central Business District. This bustling region is home to the Kenya International Conference Centre—which offers the best views of the city skyline—and Uhuru Park, a popular rallying point for everything from recreational sports to gospel choir practice. At the end of the weekly grind, you’ll find the burgeoning business class celebrating Furahiday, a combination of a Swahili word and “Friday” that translates to “happy day.”

Discover Your African Adventure

Make every day Furahiday with cheap flights to Nairobi from Travelocity. Bundle and save when you book your airfare and hotel together with our Nairobi vacation packages. Then kick back and relax with a cup of coffee—and imagine yourself in a Kenyan café drinking java grown just miles away.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.