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Istanbul to Nairobi flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Istanbul and Nairobi take, on average, 9 h and 10 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Istanbul with Nairobi found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Istanbul Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Istanbul and Nairobi
Arriving AirportFlights departing Istanbul with Nairobi as destination arrives at Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal

Cheap last minute flights to Nairobi

Latest deals and top flight routes from Istanbul airports.

Departure Thu, 03 Feb Return Wed, 09 Feb
IST Istanbul
NBO Nairobi
return from £408
Departure Mon, 14 Feb Return Sat, 19 Feb
IST Istanbul
NBO Nairobi
return from £443
Flight route information
Find out further information on Istanbul and Nairobi to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
117%

Trains are 117% more expensive in Nairobi than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.3
Nairobi
£0.65
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
19%

The average meal is 19% more expensive in Nairobi than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£2.74
Nairobi
£3.25
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
240%

Taxis are 240% more expensive in Nairobi than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.38
Nairobi
£1.3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
61%

Coffee is 61% more expensive in Nairobi than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£1.07
Nairobi
£1.72
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Nairobi airports
  • ( Wilson Arpt (WIL)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
  • ( Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
K Distance: 2963 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Nairobi

😷 Is it safe to travel from Istanbul to Nairobi during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Kenya may apply when travelling from Istanbul. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Istanbul to Nairobi at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Istanbul to Nairobi is 408£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Nairobi expensive to visit compared to Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Nairobi costs an average of 1.30 GBP, 242% more expensive than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.38 GBP, while train tickets costs 117% more in Nairobi: 0.65 GBP against 0.30 GBP in Istanbul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.25 GBP in Nairobi, 19% more than the 2.74 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 61% more expensive in Nairobi, with an average of 1.72 GBP , while in Istanbul the coffee costs 1.07 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Nairobi?
The most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Nairobi are April, June and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Nairobi?
The best time of the year to go to Nairobi when flying from Istanbul depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, June is the top 1º month to fly to Nairobi from Istanbul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, November, December and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul -  Nairobi.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Nairobi?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Nairobi is of around 09:10 hours on average, considering an average distance of 6,408 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Nairobi compared to Istanbul?
While in Istanbul the temperatures can reach an average of 32.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 5.3 mm ,Nairobi's temperatures can go up to 30.06 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 9.29 ºC in Nairobi, compared to the -0.3 ºC average degrees reported in Istanbul. During the winter period, Istanbul can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Nairobi have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Istanbul and Nairobi?
The main airport route flying between Istanbul and Nairobi is: Istanbul Airport (IST) to Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Istanbul - Nairobi flights between Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) to Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Istanbul to Nairobi are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Istanbul to Nairobi are:
  • Air Arabia, stoping in Sharjah for 205 minutes minimun.
  • Egyptair, with 115 minutes scale in Cairo.
  • Egyptair, with 115 minutes scale in Cairo.
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