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Nairobi to Istanbul flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Nairobi and Istanbul take, on average, 8 h and 58 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Nairobi with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal is the departure airport operating flights between Nairobi and Istanbul
Arriving AirportFlights departing Nairobi with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Istanbul

Latest deals and top flight routes from Nairobi airports.

Thu, 09 Dec Thu, 16 Dec
NBO Nairobi
IST Istanbul
£362
Tue, 28 Dec Mon, 03 Jan
NBO Nairobi
IST Istanbul
£370
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 16.12 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.07 GBP
Last checked on 30 November 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
64%

Trains in Istanbul are 64% cheaper than in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£0.67
Istanbul
£0.24
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
28%

A meal in Istanbul is 28% cheaper than a meal in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£3.33
Istanbul
£2.41
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
74%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 74% cheaper than in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£1.33
Istanbul
£0.35
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
44%

Coffee in Istanbul is 44% cheaper than in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£1.79
Istanbul
£1.01
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
K Distance: 2963 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Nairobi to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Nairobi to Istanbul 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 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 can I find cheap flights from Nairobi to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Nairobi to Istanbul is 362£. 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 0.35 GBP, 74% cheaper than Nairobi, with a fare of 1.33 GBP, while train tickets costs 64% less in Istanbul: 0.24 GBP against 0.67 GBP in Nairobi. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.41 GBP in Istanbul, 28% less than the 3.33 GBP in Nairobi. The price of the coffee is around 44% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.01 GBP, while in Nairobi the coffee costs 1.79 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.
🕑 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 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:
Airlines with indirect flights from Nairobi to Istanbul are:
  • Air Arabia, stoping in Sharjah for 60 minutes minimun.
  • Emirates, with 310 minutes scale in Dubai.
  • Emirates, with 310 minutes scale in Dubai.
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