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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Nairobi. Current restrictions to Nairobi are based on Kenya travel restrictions.

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When is the best time to fly to Nairobi?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Nairobi?

The best price found on momondo to Nairobi was $67/pp from Mombasa, which is 80% cheaper than the average flight price to Nairobi. To find the cheapest price to Nairobi from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Nairobi?

The month of November is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Nairobi from United States, with most prices found around $712. If you’re not able to fly to Nairobi in November, then March is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Nairobi during March average around $731.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Nairobi?

In general, most travelers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Nairobi is about 60 days prior to their departure date when tickets on average are $872. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Nairobi outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to Nairobi for $585.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Nairobi?

Our data shows that Wednesday is the least expensive day to fly to Nairobi. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as $819. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Friday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Nairobi on Friday is $905.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Nairobi?

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Nairobi is at noon. Flights from United States to Nairobi during this time can be as low as $760. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the morning when prices are $923 on average. Flights to Nairobi from United States in the morning are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travelers’ schedules.

What is there to do in Nairobi when it’s raining?

Users planning a flight to Nairobi during the month of April should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Nairobi even when it's raining, though. Those looking for a great museum with interesting exhibits should take time out of their trip to Nairobi to go see Karen Blixen Museum. Karen Blixen Museum is particularly popular with tourists when the weather in Nairobi is not ideal.

Is there a good place to hike near Nairobi?

During the warmer months, hikers around the Nairobi area find that parks like Giraffe Centre are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Nairobi in January, February, or March.

Is there an alternative airport near Nairobi?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Nairobi is possible. If you are planning a flight to Nairobi, consider booking flights to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport (8 mi from Nairobi city center), Nanyuki Airport (86 mi from Nairobi city center) or Amboseli Airport (98 mi from Nairobi city center).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Nairobi?

The cheapest airport near Nairobi is typically Nairobi Wilson Airport with an average price of $281/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Nairobi?

Currently, Kenya travel restrictions include travel to Nairobi. Entry restrictions

Kenya reopened its airports to international flights on August 1.

Entry requirements

Travelers entering Kenya are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 96 hours prior to travel that has been digitally verified through the Trusted Travel (TT) Initiative. Persons traveling to Kenya from countries not yet party to the Trusted Travel Initiative must use a tool made available through the Global Haven partnership for COVID-19 test results and vaccine certificates verification. Travelers must complete the "Travelers Health Surveillance Form" online. Passenger Locator Cards (PLC, provided both on the flight and at the airport terminal) will be used to track passengers entering Kenya.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers without a negative rapid test result will be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine. All travelers will be screened on arrival; anyone displaying symptoms of COVID-19 will be subject to a 14-day quarantine in their residence or at a hotel. Travelers may be subject to quarantine restrictions if any passengers within two rows of their seat appear symptomatic. Quarantine will apply to travelers depending on their country of origin. Travelers arriving from countries included on this list are exempted from quarantine unless they are symptomatic.

Transiting rules

Travelers transiting through Kenya must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 96 hours prior to arrival in Kenya.

If you are planning to travel to Nairobi at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Nairobi flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Nairobi found recently by users on momondo
Lufthansa
May 2
17h 35m
Newark
17h 35m
1 stop
9:10 am
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
May 16
6:25 pm
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
22h 25m
1 stop
4:50 pm
Newark
Lufthansa
Feb 22
19h 05m
Newark
19h 05m
1 stop
8:15 am
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Mar 9
6:00 pm
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
23h 00m
1 stop
5:00 pm
Newark
Lufthansa
May 6
20h 15m
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20h 15m
2 stops
8:10 am
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
May 14
6:25 pm
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
22h 35m
1 stop
5:00 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
May 2
21h 05m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
21h 05m
1 stop
9:10 am
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
May 16
6:25 pm
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
22h 10m
1 stop
4:35 pm
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Lufthansa
Feb 25
21h 15m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
21h 15m
1 stop
8:15 am
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Mar 25
7:00 pm
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
22h 55m
1 stop
5:55 pm
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
May 5
19h 20m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
19h 20m
1 stop
10:50 am
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
May 9
7:30 am
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
25h 05m
1 stop
8:35 am
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Nairobi

If you're looking for one-way flights to Nairobi, view some of our deals below provided by British Airways
Kenya Airways
Feb 2
13h 45m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13h 45m
10:30 pm
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Feb 16
13h 45m
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13h 45m
10:30 pm
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
British Airways
Feb 1
17h 50m
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17h 50m
1 stop
7:50 am
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Which airlines fly to Nairobi?

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Airports near Nairobi

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

Popular routes to Nairobi

Most frequently searched flights to Nairobi along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Entebbe to Nairobi Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 15m
Cheapest price
$250
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