Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Not applicable to hand baggage only fares.

Flights to Nairobi

Kenya is synonymous with safari (the word itself is Swahili – Kenya’s national language). Start at the beginning: fly to Nairobi from the UK where a number of wildlife experiences await – and that’s before you’ve even left the city.

Flights to Nairobi with British Airways are frequent and convenient, making travel to the Kenyan capital easy. Don’t miss experiencing the city’s celebrated nightlife; eat out at its many top restaurants, such as Carnivore –excellent for eat-as-much-as-you-like game meat, or do as the locals do: visit a nyama choma – hugely popular gathering places for roasted goat meat and beer. When it’s time to venture further afield, Kenya’s top attraction, the unforgettable Maasai Mara National Reserve, is just 170 miles west.

Nairobi flight facts

Duration of your flight to Nairobi

Duration of your flight to Nairobi

The flight from London to Nairobi takes 8 hours and 35 minutes, the easiest and fastest way to get to the heart of east Africa and a prime safari destination. Nairobi is two hours ahead of London time and as it’s situated close to the equator; the differences between the seasons are minimal – it’s either wet or dry, but always hot.

Flying to from London

Flying to from London

British Airways flights from London to Nairobi are a perfect way to reach Kenya. British Airways offers five flights to Nairobi a week (Tuesdays to Fridays, and Sundays) with a choice of First, Club, Traveller Plus and Traveller cabins. Fly with British Airways to Nairobi airport (NBO) and experience our excellent, award-winning service as well as a generous 23kg baggage allowance.

Non-stop flights to Nairobi

Non-stop flights to Nairobi

Fly non-stop from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nairobi airport (NBO) for an unforgettable safari experience, both within the city and beyond into Kenya’s legendary reserves such as the Maasai Mara. Cameras are mandatory, as is your smartphone – you can now use it to check in 24 hours before your flight.

Getting around Nairobi

Getting around Nairobi

Nairobi airport is just 25 minutes from the city centre but during peak traffic the drive can take more than an hour. The city’s roads are badly congested but with a lot of infrastructure development taking place – including new roads and highways – it’s hoped the situation will improve. Until then, do as the locals do and use a matatu (14-seater minibus) or shuttle (6-seater car), though these can be hair-raising. For a less stressful (but more expensive option) hire a car and a driver. It’s best to take a registered taxi from the airport, though a rail link is on the cards.

Shops and restaurants at Nairobi airport

Shops and restaurants at Nairobi airport

Nairobi airport has all the usual facilities such as ATMs, banks, and a restaurant serving light meals and coffee, though not much shopping to speak of – you’re better placed to buy good curios at one of the city’s many outdoor markets. WiFi is available at Nairobi airport for a fee.

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