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About Flights to Mombasa

Summary info about Mombasa flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$625

Best Round-Trip Price

$847

Fastest flight time

19h 05m

Operated By

6 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Mombasa from United States in the last 72 hours is $625 (Newark to Mombasa Moi Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Mombasa from United States in the last 72 hours is $847 (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Mombasa Moi Intl).
The fastest flight to Mombasa from United States takes 19h 05m (Newark to Mombasa Moi Intl).
There are 6 airlines operating flights to Mombasa, including United Airlines, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines.

When is the best time to fly to Mombasa?

While you may think that a trip to a distant city like Mombasa, Kenya could take a long time, the fact is there are several flights from the United States that make the trip in relatively short order. For example, the trip from Chicago O' Hare International Airport (ORD) to Mombasa Moi International Airport, Mombasa takes a little less than 18 hours. Flying from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) takes a little more than one day and the trip from Newark International Airport (EWR) outside New York City will take about 32 hours.

While there aren’t any nonstop flights from the United States to Mombasa at this time, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t great Mombasa flight deals to be had. Ethiopian Airlines offers one-stop service from both Chicago O' Hare International Airport and Newark International Airport. There are also several two-stop options from Los Angeles International Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Mombasa for $28/person, which is 94% cheaper than the average flight to Mombasa. To find the cheapest price to Mombasa from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The cheapest month to fly to Mombasa from United States is in November. Flight prices, which tend to average around $926, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of November, then book flights to Mombasa from United States during January instead. Flights to Mombasa in January, while not as cheap as those in November, still average around $953.

In general, most travelers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Mombasa is about 19 days prior to their departure date when tickets on average are $1,155. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Mombasa outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to Mombasa for $847.

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Mombasa is on a Wednesday. Travelers who choose to depart for Mombasa on a Wednesday will often find tickets for as low as $979. Flights from United States to Mombasa on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around $2,789. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

The cheapest time of day to fly to Mombasa is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as $1,006. Try not to purchase tickets in the evening because they tend to be around $1,239. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

When planning your flight to Mombasa, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of April or May could carry a higher chance of rain, as Mombasa sees up to 5.1 inches or more. There are still things to do in Mombasa even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. Fort Jesus is a great museum to visit near Mombasa and is especially great when the weather outside is less than desirable.

Visitors planning their vacations to Mombasa should book their flights for January, February, or March if they are planning on visiting Nyali Beach. Consider visiting Tiwi Beach during your Mombasa visit as well.

Those flying to Mombasa could potentially find better pricing at Ukunda Airport (18 mi from Mombasa city center), Kikambala Vipingo Airport (19 mi from Mombasa city center) or Malindi Airport (64 mi from Mombasa city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

With an average price of $91 per person, Kikambala Vipingo Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Mombasa. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.



Mombasa flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Mombasa found recently by users on momondo
Turkish Airlines
Nov 3
IAD7:25 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
21h 05m
1 stop
MBA4:30 pmMombasa Moi Intl
Nov 7
MBA11:20 pmMombasa Moi Intl
23h 05m
1 stop
IAD10:25 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Lufthansa
Nov 3
IAD3:20 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
27h 40m
1 stop
MBA7:00 pmMombasa Moi Intl
Nov 8
MBA6:45 amMombasa Moi Intl
36h 10m
1 stop
IAD6:55 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Lufthansa
Jan 19
EWR1:20 pmNewark
27h 40m
1 stop
MBA5:00 pmMombasa Moi Intl
Jan 24
MBA6:45 amMombasa Moi Intl
36h 30m
1 stop
EWR7:15 pmNewark
Lufthansa
Jan 17
JFK5:10 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
23h 50m
1 stop
MBA5:00 pmMombasa Moi Intl
Jan 24
MBA6:45 amMombasa Moi Intl
34h 10m
1 stop
JFK4:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Lufthansa
Nov 3
IAD7:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
23h 30m
2 stops
MBA7:00 pmMombasa Moi Intl
Nov 8
MBA6:45 amMombasa Moi Intl
34h 45m
1 stop
IAD5:30 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Lufthansa
Jan 19
EWR3:50 pmNewark
25h 10m
2 stops
MBA5:00 pmMombasa Moi Intl
Jan 24
MBA6:45 amMombasa Moi Intl
36h 30m
1 stop
EWR7:15 pmNewark

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Mombasa

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Mombasa, view some of our deals below provided by Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and United Airlines
Lufthansa
Dec 10
EWR2:15 pmNewark
50h 45m
2 stops
MBA5:00 pmMombasa Moi Intl
Lufthansa
Dec 11
EWR1:20 pmNewark
27h 40m
1 stop
MBA5:00 pmMombasa Moi Intl
Multiple Airlines
Dec 11
LGA1:10 pmNew York LaGuardia
27h 50m
2 stops
MBA5:00 pmMombasa Moi Intl

Which airlines fly to Mombasa?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Mombasa

Which airlines fly to Mombasa?

Ethiopian Air, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways and Lufthansa are the most popular airlines that fly from United States to Mombasa on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Mombasa with these airlines and other airlines flying from United States.

Lufthansa Flights to Mombasa

Lufthansa will jet to Mombasa around 6 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for Lufthansa, but prices as low as $1,169 have been found from Los Angeles to Mombasa. Lufthansa has scored 7.2/10 in momondo user reviews.

Kenya Airways Flights to Mombasa

Kenya Airways flight deals to Mombasa start from $886 - this is the best price found recently on momondo, and was a round-trip journey departing from New York John F Kennedy Intl. Over any normal week, Kenya Airways flight prices are typically higher, but vary depending on where you fly from - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl is the most popular Kenya Airways departure point to Mombasa so generally has the most availability. Kenya Airways is scored a 6.6/10 in 20 reviews.


Airports near Mombasa

Below you will find all the airports in Mombasa along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from Mombasa airport?

Private companies operate local bus services in Mombasa. These buses are distinguishable by their green and yellow colors. The bus service, called City Hoppa, can take you from the airport to the city center for a small fee. The buses are rather small, so wait times at the airport for a bus can sometimes be significant during peak travel times. Several taxi companies work at the airport. All taxis will wait at designated taxi stands. It’s important to note that not all taxes will be yellow, so it’s best to make sure you pick up your ride from a designated pickup location. The popular rideshare app Uber does operate at this airport. There are no specific designated pickup locations, so it is recommended to check with the app for your pick up location when you book your ride.


Popular routes to Mombasa

Most frequently searched flights to Mombasa along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Nairobi to Mombasa Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price$94

Visa requirements for visiting Mombasa

When traveling from the United States to Mombasa, it is necessary to have a passport that is valid for at least six months after your departure date from Kenya and has at least two blank passport pages. A single-entry visa is a requirement before traveling to Kenya. There is an online portal to obtain a visa before traveling.


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Best things to do and see in Mombasa

A tropical paradise that sits on the coast of the Indian Ocean is Diani Beach. The beach is just a short trip to the south of the city center, and it is well known as one of Africa's most popular beach destinations. Haller Park is a nature preserve located along the coast in the city center. This area is home to a number of both plant and animal species for visitors to marvel at. A short trip to the southwest of the city is the Shimba Hills National Reserve. This is an area of woodland, grassland, and coastal rainforest that has a huge diversity of plant species. This area is also home to several species of butterflies and birds. On top of that, there are also several hundred elephants that call this reserve home. If you’re looking for some entertainment that is a little different, a stop at Mamba Village is the perfect destination. This centrally located amusement park also contains a crocodile farm.


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