The cheapest times to fly from LHR to NBO are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to July 1st
  • October 29th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LHR to NBO is mid May. Prices can be as high as $952 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $480 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Nairobi

Flying from London (LHR) to Nairobi (NBO) will usually cost between $491 to $823 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $493. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $833. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $340 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $535 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to NBO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LHR to NBO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LHR to NBO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to NBO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NBO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LHR. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Nairobi, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $62 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $559. Return trip prices are from the NBO to LHR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LHR to NBO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LHR to NBO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Arabia, Air France, Air Mauritius, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Oman Air, Pegasus, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, Saudia, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to London Heathrow Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4250 miles or 6840 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LHR to NBO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to NBO flight is about 8 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Nairobi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from LHR to NBO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

Return Airport

Destination code NBO
Destination airport name Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
City Nairobi
Country Kenya
Latitude -1.3
Longitude 36.9


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