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Nairobi Istanbul
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Fri, 28 Jun NBO - IST
£291 £282
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
28% Trains in Istanbul are 28% cheaper than in Nairobi.
Nairobi £0.6
Istanbul £0.43
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
141% The average meal is 141% more expensive in Istanbul than in Nairobi.
Nairobi £3.01
Istanbul £7.24
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 41.49 TRY
1 TRY = 0.03 GBP
Last checked on 15 June 2024
Distance: 2963 miles
Nairobi airports
Wilson Arpt (WIL) How far from city centre: 3 miles
Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) How far from city centre: 10 miles
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

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Nairobi to Istanbul

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2. Can the price of my tickets from Nairobi to Istanbul change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Nairobi to Istanbul 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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When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Nairobi and Istanbul, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

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Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Nairobi to Istanbul 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 Nairobi to Istanbul

How long does the flight take to go from Nairobi to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Nairobi and Istanbul is of around 08:58 hours on average, considering an average distance of 6,181 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 Nairobi to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Nairobi to Istanbul is 282£. 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 Istanbul expensive to visit compared to Nairobi?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.60 GBP, 50% cheaper than Nairobi, with a fare of 1.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 28% less in Istanbul: 0.43 GBP against 0.60 GBP in Nairobi. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.24 GBP in Istanbul, 141% more than the 3.01 GBP in Nairobi. The price of the coffee is around 31% more expensive in Istanbul, with an average of 2.30 GBP , while in Nairobi the coffee costs 1.76 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Nairobi to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Nairobi to Istanbul are September, May and October, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Nairobi to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Nairobi depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Nairobi in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, January and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Nairobi - Istanbul.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Nairobi to Istanbul?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Turkey may apply when travelling from Nairobi. 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 Istanbul compared to Nairobi?
While in Nairobi the temperatures can reach an average of 30.06 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Istanbul's temperatures can go up to 32.95 ºC during the hot season, with 5.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.3 ºC in Istanbul, compared to the 9.29 ºC average degrees reported in Nairobi. During the winter period, Nairobi can register 2.3 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Nairobi and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Nairobi and Istanbul is: Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) to Istanbul Airport (IST). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Nairobi - Istanbul flights between Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Nairobi to Istanbul are:
Air Arabia, stopping in Sharjah for 60 minutes minimum.
  • Emirates, with 310 minutes scale in Dubai.
  • Kenya Airways, with 1240 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
Flight Duration 8 h and 58 m Flights between Nairobi and Istanbul take, on average, 8 h and 58 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £282 Cheapest price for a flight between Nairobi and Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal The airport Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal is the departure airport operating flights between Nairobi and Istanbul
Arriving Airport Istanbul Airport Flights departing Nairobi with Istanbul as destination arrive at Istanbul Airport

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