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Last minute flights to Nairobi

Departure Tue, 05 Nov Return Mon, 11 Nov
LGW London
NBO Nairobi
return from £347
Departure Tue, 29 Oct Return Sat, 09 Nov
MAN Manchester
NBO Nairobi
return from £380
Departure Tue, 29 Oct Return Wed, 13 Nov
BHX Birmingham
NBO Nairobi
return from £400
Departure Wed, 06 Nov Return Thu, 07 Nov
MBA Mombasa
WIL Nairobi
return from £76
Popular flight routes to Nairobi
London - Nairobi
return from £353
Manchester - Nairobi
return from £417
Birmingham - Nairobi
return from £391
Johannesburg - Nairobi
return from £298
Lagos - Nairobi
return from £550
Dar es Salaam - Nairobi
return from £269

Trips to Nairobi

Nairobi travel

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya. The city is famous for business as well as culture and it houses many international organizations, including the United Nations Environment Program. This major city is located between Kampala and Mombasa, and Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro can be seen clearly from this city. It is one of the largest cities in Kenya and well-known for the Nairobi National Park, which is nicknamed the "World's Wildlife Capital". There are several tourist destinations in the city which is the reason people love to make multiple trips to Nairobi.

Things to do and places to see in Nairobi

Apart from the most famous attraction, the National Park, the city houses many museums containing the heritage and culture of Nairobi. The exciting nightlife, restaurants and shopping malls throughout the city will keep you continually busy with activities so head out and book cheap flights to Nairobi to visit this fabulous city.

A Nairobi to do list starts right here and should contain several things:

  • Giraffe Centre - get on to personal encounters with giraffes to feed and pat them and take photographs with them
  • Enjoy the sights of baby elephants being fed by milk bottles and rolling in mud at the elephant nursery
  • Set out to the National Park to see the amazing wildlife in their natural habitat
  • Hike up the Ngong hills to get awesome views of Rift Valley, lush green grass and magnificent windmills
  • Visit Brown's Cheese factory and farm to see the cheese making process, sampling delicious cheese and milking the cows
  • Spend time at the Village Market to shop for local crafts, clothing and some great international cuisines
  • Admire the impressive history of Kenya through the artefacts, collections, culture and wildlife at the Nairobi National Museum
  • A visit to the United Nations is a must for knowledge about the UN and its works
  • Watch the various antique steam engines and trains displayed at the Nairobi Railway Museum
  • Get an amazing shopping experience at various markets, like Masai Market and City Market, for crafts, beaded jewellery and souvenirs

Nairobi airports

The only international airport in Nairobi is the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport which has direct flights to Nairobi from almost 50 countries around the world. It is the ninth busiest airport in Africa, managing over 6 million passengers.

  • Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

    Top airlines

    There are various airlines landing at this location but the top airlines are: Kenya Airways, British Airways and Emirates.


    The airport is at a distance of approximately 15km from the central business district of Nairobi.

    Transport options

    There are a number of bus operators running bus services between the airport and the city or to other destinations in Nairobi. This is one of the cheapest ways to travel in Nairobi. Taxis are another option from this airport for the city transfers or to other destinations. Rental cars can be pre-booked and picked up from the airport if you wish to drive yourself.

FAQ's about Nairobi

How long before a flight to Nairobi should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Nairobi, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Nairobi departing from over 34 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Nairobi at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
What is the name of Nairobi’s airport?
Nairobi is served with 2 airport[s]. Wilson Arpt operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 34 cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham, the most popular routes.
How far is Nairobi’s airport from the city centre?
Nairobi’s airport Wilson Arpt is located 3 miles from the city centre.
How much is the trip from the airport to Nairobi’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is of 0.61 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Wilson Arpt , for example, the average price for the ride to Nairobi center is around 1.91 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Nairobi. Pick your preferred car type and get from Wilson Arpt to Nairobi city centre on your own terms.

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