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Direct flights to Nairobi (NBO)

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport - Airport code: NBO

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Non-stop flights to Nairobi (NBO)

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Last updated on: 10-26-2020

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is the largest airport in Kenya. It is Kenya's main international airport. In total there are 69 airports around the world that have direct flights to Nairobi, spread around 68 cities in 45 countries. Currently, there are 6 domestic flights to Nairobi.

Nairobi is mainly known for sightseeing & culture and adventure.

Most tourists come to Nairobi to visit Mt. Kenya Wildlife Conservancy.

This month, there are 965 flights arriving at Nairobi Airport, which are 224 flights per week or 32 flights per day.

The most frequently departed flights to Nairobi are routes from Mombasa (MBA) in Kenya and Kisumu (KIS), also in Kenya. These two routes together are operated 310 times this month, and make up for 32% of all monthly arrivals at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The longest flight to Nairobi NBO is departing from New York City (JFK). This non-stop flight takes around 16 hours and covers a distance of 7,355 miles (11,836 km).

List of all direct flights to Nairobi

Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Nairobi, ordered by popularity.

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Currently, there are 33 airlines that fly to Nairobi. Most flights to Nairobi are operated by Kenya Airways, as they connect 51 airports to NBO. That’s around 9 times as much as Fly540, the second biggest airline in terms of operated flight routes to Nairobi. Below you can find a list of airlines that operate most NBO flights:

Business class flights to Nairobi

There are 54 airports that have flights to Nairobi in Business Class. All airports that offer business class flights to NBO are listed below:

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First class flights to Nairobi

If you are looking for a luxurious flight, there's a total of 3 airports to choose from that have flights to NBO in First Class.

Intercontinental flights to Nairobi

These are all non-stop intercontinental flights to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), as of October 2020:

* Please note that there are no direct services from Canada, Southern America, Central America, the Caribbean, Japan, Eastern Asia, Central Asia or Oceania.

Non-stop flights from Europe to Nairobi

Kenya AirwaysKenya Airways (SkyTeam): seasonal flights from Geneva (GVA), year-round flights from London Heathrow (LHR), seasonal flights from Rome (Fiumicino) (FCO), year-round flights from Paris (CDG) and Amsterdam (AMS).

SwissSwiss (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Zürich (ZRH).

LufthansaLufthansa (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Frankfurt (FRA).

British AirwaysBritish Airways (Oneworld): year-round flights from London Heathrow (LHR).

Air AustralAir Austral: year-round flights from Paris (CDG).

Air FranceAir France (SkyTeam): year-round flights from Paris (CDG).

KLMKLM (SkyTeam): year-round flights from Amsterdam (AMS).

Non-stop flights from the US to Nairobi

Kenya AirwaysKenya Airways is currently the only airline flying non-stop from the United States to Nairobi. They fly year-round from New York City (JFK).

Non-stop flights from the Middle-East / Western Asia to Nairobi

Kenya AirwaysKenya Airways (SkyTeam): year-round flights from Dubai (DXB).

Air ArabiaAir Arabia: year-round flights from Dubai (Sharjah) (SHJ).

EmiratesEmirates: year-round flights from Dubai (DXB).

Etihad AirwaysEtihad Airways: year-round flights from Abu Dhabi (AUH).

African ExpressAfrican Express: year-round flights from Sayun (GXF).

Oman AirOman Air: seasonal flights from Muscat (MCT).

Qatar AirwaysQatar Airways (Oneworld): year-round flights from Doha (DOH).

Saudi ArabianSaudi Arabian (SkyTeam): seasonal flights from Jeddah (JED).

Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Istanbul (IST).

Non-stop flights from India / South Asia to Nairobi

Kenya AirwaysKenya Airways (SkyTeam): seasonal flights from Mumbai (BOM).

Air IndiaAir India (Star Alliance): seasonal flights from Mumbai (BOM).

Non-stop flights from China to Nairobi

Kenya AirwaysKenya Airways (SkyTeam): seasonal flights from Guangzhou (CAN).

China SouthernChina Southern (SkyTeam): year-round flights from Changsha (CSX) and seasonal flights from Guangzhou (CAN).

Hainan AirlinesHainan Airlines: seasonal flights from Beijing (PEK).

Non-stop flights from South-East Asia to Nairobi

Kenya AirwaysKenya Airways is currently the only airline flying non-stop from South-Eastern Asia to Nairobi. They fly seasonal from Bangkok (BKK).

International flights to Nairobi

Angola
Flights from Angola to Nairobi

Luanda is the only city in Angola with direct flights to Nairobi. From Luanda, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This is a seasonal route that started in April and ends in September.

Burundi
Flights from Burundi to Nairobi

In Burundi, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is Bujumbura. From Bujumbura, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This route is not operational yet but will start in November.

Cameroon
Flights from Cameroon to Nairobi

There are 2 airports in Cameroon that have non-stop flights to Nairobi.

From Douala and Yaoundé, you can fly with Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Central African Republic
Flights from Central African Republic to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in Central African Republic that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Bangui. From Bangui, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This is a seasonal route that started in March and ends in September.

China
Flights from China to Nairobi

If you are looking for a direct flight from China to Nairobi, there are 3 airports to choose from.

From Beijing, direct flights are offered by Hainan Airlines.
From Changsha, the only airline with direct flights is China Southern (SkyTeam).
From Guangzhou, you can fly non-stop with China Southern (SkyTeam) or Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Comoros
Flights from Comoros to Nairobi

In Comoros, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is Moroni. From Moroni, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Côte d’Ivoire
Flights from Côte d’Ivoire to Nairobi

Abidjan is the only city in Côte d’Ivoire with direct flights to Nairobi. From Abidjan, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Flights from Democratic Republic of the Congo to Nairobi

In Democratic Republic of the Congo, there are 2 airports that have direct flights to Nairobi.

From Kinshasa and Lubumbashi, you can fly with Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Djibouti
Flights from Djibouti to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in Djibouti that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Djibouti. From Djibouti, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This is a seasonal route that started in March and ends in September.

Egypt
Flights from Egypt to Nairobi

Cairo is the only city in Egypt with direct flights to Nairobi. From Cairo, direct flights are offered by Egyptair (Star Alliance).

Ethiopia
Flights from Ethiopia to Nairobi

In Ethiopia, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is Addis Ababa. From Addis Ababa, you can fly non-stop with Ethiopian Airlines (Star Alliance) or Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

France
Flights from France to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in France that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Paris. From Paris, direct flights are offered by Air Austral, Air France (SkyTeam) and Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Germany
Flights from Germany to Nairobi

In Germany, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is Frankfurt. From Frankfurt, direct flights are offered by Lufthansa (Star Alliance).

Ghana
Flights from Ghana to Nairobi

Accra is the only city in Ghana with direct flights to Nairobi. From Accra, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

India
Flights from India to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in India that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Mumbai. From Mumbai, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This route is not operational yet but will start in December.

Italy
Flights from Italy to Nairobi

Rome (Fiumicino) is the only city in Italy with direct flights to Nairobi. From Rome (Fiumicino), direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Madagascar
Flights from Madagascar to Nairobi

In Madagascar, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is Antananarivo. From Antananarivo, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Malawi
Flights from Malawi to Nairobi

If you are looking for a direct flight from Malawi to Nairobi, there are 2 airports to choose from.

From Blantyre, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This is a seasonal route that started in March and ends in September.
From Lilongwe, direct flights are offered by Ethiopian Airlines (Star Alliance), Kenya Airways (SkyTeam) and Malawian Airlines.

Mali
Flights from Mali to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in Mali that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Bamako. From Bamako, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This is a seasonal route that started in March and ends in September.

Mauritius
Flights from Mauritius to Nairobi

In Mauritius, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is Mauritius. From Mauritius, you can fly non-stop with Air Mauritius or Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This route is not operational yet but will start in November.

Mayotte
Flights from Mayotte to Nairobi

Dzaoudzi is the only city in Mayotte with direct flights to Nairobi. From Dzaoudzi, you can fly non-stop with Air Austral or Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Mozambique
Flights from Mozambique to Nairobi

There are 2 airports in Mozambique that have non-stop flights to Nairobi.

From Maputo and Nampula, you can fly with Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Netherlands
Flights from Netherlands to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in Netherlands that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Amsterdam. From Amsterdam, you can fly non-stop with Kenya Airways (SkyTeam) or KLM (SkyTeam).

Nigeria
Flights from Nigeria to Nairobi

Lagos is the only city in Nigeria with direct flights to Nairobi. From Lagos, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Oman
Flights from Oman to Nairobi

In Oman, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is Muscat. From Muscat, direct flights are offered by Oman Air. This is a seasonal route that started in March and ends in September.

Qatar
Flights from Qatar to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in Qatar that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Doha. From Doha, direct flights are offered by Qatar Airways (Oneworld).

Republic of the Congo
Flights from Republic of the Congo to Nairobi

In Republic of the Congo, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is Brazzaville. From Brazzaville, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This is a seasonal route that started in March and ends in September.

Rwanda
Flights from Rwanda to Nairobi

Kigali is the only city in Rwanda with direct flights to Nairobi. From Kigali, you can fly non-stop with Kenya Airways (SkyTeam) or RwandAir.

Saudi Arabia
Flights from Saudi Arabia to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in Saudi Arabia that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Jeddah. From Jeddah, direct flights are offered by Saudi Arabian (SkyTeam). This route is not operational yet but will start in November.

Seychelles
Flights from Seychelles to Nairobi

Mahé is the only city in Seychelles with direct flights to Nairobi. From Mahé, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Somalia
Flights from Somalia to Nairobi

In Somalia, there are 3 airports that have direct flights to Nairobi.

From Galkayo and Garowe, you can fly with Freedom Airline Express.
From Mogadishu, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Nairobi, which are African Express, Daallo Airlines, Freedom Airline Express and Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

South Africa
Flights from South Africa to Nairobi

There are 2 airports in South Africa that have non-stop flights to Nairobi.

From Cape Town, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).
From Johannesburg, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam), Korean Air (SkyTeam) and South African Airways (Star Alliance).

South Sudan
Flights from South Sudan to Nairobi

In South Sudan, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is Juba. From Juba, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Sudan
Flights from Sudan to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in Sudan that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Khartoum. From Khartoum, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This is a seasonal route that started in March and ends in September.

Switzerland
Flights from Switzerland to Nairobi

If you are looking for a direct flight from Switzerland to Nairobi, there are 2 airports to choose from.

From Geneva, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This is a seasonal route that started in March and ends in September.
From Zürich, the only airline with direct flights is Swiss (Star Alliance).

Tanzania
Flights from Tanzania to Nairobi

In Tanzania, there are 4 airports that have direct flights to Nairobi.

From Dar es Salaam, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Nairobi, which are Egyptair (Star Alliance), Kenya Airways (SkyTeam), LAM Mozambique, Precision Air and Swiss (Star Alliance).
From Kilimanjaro, you can fly non-stop with Kenya Airways (SkyTeam) or Precision Air.
From Musoma, you can fly non-stop to Nairobi with Coastal Aviation.
From Zanzibar, you can fly non-stop with Kenya Airways (SkyTeam) or Precision Air.

Thailand
Flights from Thailand to Nairobi

In Thailand, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is Bangkok. From Bangkok, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam). This route is not operational yet but will start in December.

Turkey
Flights from Turkey to Nairobi

Istanbul is the only city in Turkey with direct flights to Nairobi. From Istanbul, direct flights are offered by Turkish Airlines (Star Alliance).

Uganda
Flights from Uganda to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in Uganda that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Entebbe. From Entebbe, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Nairobi, which are African Express, Fly540, Kenya Airways (SkyTeam), RwandAir and Utair Express.

United Arab Emirates
Flights from United Arab Emirates to Nairobi

If you are looking for a direct flight from United Arab Emirates to Nairobi, there are 3 airports to choose from.

From Abu Dhabi, direct flights are offered by Etihad Airways.
From Dubai, you can fly non-stop with Emirates or Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).
From Dubai (Sharjah), you can fly non-stop to Nairobi with Air Arabia.

United Kingdom
Flights from United Kingdom to Nairobi

London Heathrow is the only city in United Kingdom with direct flights to Nairobi. From London Heathrow, you can fly non-stop with British Airways (Oneworld) or Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

United States
Flights from United States to Nairobi

In United States, the only airport that has a direct connection to Nairobi is New York City. From New York City, direct flights are offered by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Yemen
Flights from Yemen to Nairobi

There is 1 airport in Yemen that has a direct connection to Nairobi, which is Sayun. From Sayun, direct flights are offered by African Express.

Zambia
Flights from Zambia to Nairobi

There are 3 airports in Zambia that have non-stop flights to Nairobi.

From Livingstone, Lusaka and Ndola, all direct flights to Nairobi are operated by Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Zimbabwe
Flights from Zimbabwe to Nairobi

In Zimbabwe, there are 2 airports that have direct flights to Nairobi.

From Harare and Victoria Falls, you can fly with Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).

Domestic flights to Nairobi

Kenya
Flights from Kenya to Nairobi

There are several airports within Kenya that have domestic flights to Nairobi (6 in total).

From Eldoret, you can fly non-stop with Fly540 or Jambojet.
From Kisumu, direct flights are offered by Fly540, Jambojet and Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).
From Lamu, you can fly non-stop to Nairobi with Fly540.
From Malindi, direct flights are offered by Fly540, Jambojet and Kenya Airways (SkyTeam).
From Mombasa, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Nairobi, which are Fly540, Jambojet, Kenya Airways (SkyTeam) and Utair Express.
From Ukunda, you can fly non-stop to Nairobi with Jambojet.

Alternative airports near Nairobi

Flying to an alternative airport near Nairobi could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. For this reason, alternative airports near to Nairobi (NBO) are listed below. The closest alternative airports are Nairobi (WIL) and Nanyuki (NYK).

Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Nairobi?

There are 2 airports in Nairobi: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Wilson Airport (WIL).

What is the best airport to fly into Nairobi?

The most convenient airport to fly into Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).

How many airlines fly to Nairobi?

There are 33 airlines flying to Nairobi from 69 airports around the world, as of October 2020.

Which airlines fly to Nairobi?

Kenya Airways, Fly540 and Jambojet operate most flights to Nairobi. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.

Which alliances are flying to Nairobi?

SkyTeam, Star Alliance and Oneworld are all flying to Nairobi.

How many nonstop flights are there to Nairobi?

There are roughly 965 flights arriving at Nairobi every month (or 224 flights each week), from a total of 69 airports worldwide.

What is the official name of Nairobi Airport?

The official name of Nairobi Airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

What is the airport code of Nairobi Airport?

The airport code of Nairobi Airport is NBO.

What are the most popular flights to Nairobi?

Mombasa, Kisumu and Entebbe are the 3 most popular routes to Nairobi. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Nairobi, please use our flight map.

How long is the flight to Nairobi?

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