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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
68% Trains in Nairobi are 68% cheaper than in Lyon.
Lyon £1.71
Nairobi £0.54
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
75% A meal in Nairobi is 75% cheaper than a meal in Lyon.
Lyon £12.83
Nairobi £3.24
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 183.88 KES
1 KES = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 28 February 2024
Distance: 3790 miles
Lyon airports
Geneva (GVA) How far from city centre: 70 miles
Saint Exupery (LYS) How far from city centre: 6 miles
Lyon - Bron (LYN) How far from city centre: 6 miles
St Geoirs (GNB) How far from city centre: 37 miles
Nairobi airports
Wilson Arpt (WIL) How far from city centre: 3 miles
Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) How far from city centre: 10 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Lyon to Nairobi

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Prices for tickets from Lyon to Nairobi may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

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Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Lyon to Nairobi airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from Lyon to Nairobi

How long does the flight take to go from Lyon to Nairobi?
The total flight time between Lyon and Nairobi is of around 12:49 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,806 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Lyon to Nairobi at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Lyon to Nairobi. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
Is Nairobi expensive to visit compared to Lyon?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Nairobi costs an average of 1.08 GBP, 75% cheaper than Lyon, with a fare of 4.28 GBP, while train tickets costs 68% less in Nairobi: 0.54 GBP against 1.71 GBP in Lyon. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.24 GBP in Nairobi, 75% less than the 12.83 GBP in Lyon. The price of the coffee is around 37% cheaper in Nairobi, with an average of 1.67 GBP, while in Lyon the coffee costs 2.66 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Lyon to Nairobi?
The most popular months to book a trip from Lyon to Nairobi are December, August and July, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Lyon to Nairobi?
The best time of the year to go to Nairobi when flying from Lyon depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Nairobi from Lyon in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, May and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Lyon - Nairobi.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Lyon to Nairobi?
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 Lyon. 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 is the weather in Nairobi compared to Lyon?
While in Lyon the temperatures can reach an average of 33.87 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 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 -5.03 ºC average degrees reported in Lyon. During the winter period, Lyon can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Nairobi have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
Flight Duration 12 h and 49 m Flights between Lyon and Nairobi take, on average, 12 h and 49 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
High season August According to search data from our customers, August is the busiest time to fly from Lyon to Nairobi
Best time to book December According to real data December is the most popular time to book a flight to Nairobi when departing from Lyon

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