London to Nairobi flight time

What is the flight time from London to Nairobi

On average there are 2 flights flying direct each day from London to Nairobi. Below you will find the shortest flight time, the average flight time and also the longest flight time.

Flight duration from London to Nairobi

Depart
LHR
Arrive
NBO

The average flight time for a direct flight from London to Nairobi is 8 hours 35 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London (LHR) to Nairobi (NBO) has a duration of 8 hours 35 minutes.

A distance of 4,239 miles / 6,822 km.

Related: Return journey Nairobi to London flight duration

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Nairobi, Kenya? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 8 hours 35 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

Direct flights

London Heathrow to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta
carrier logo Flying with Kenya Airways
Total flight time
8 hours 35 minutes
London Heathrow to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta
carrier logo Flying with British Airways
Total flight time
8 hours 35 minutes

Direct flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 8 hours 35 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 8 hours 35 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 8 hours 35 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 2

Indirect (multi stop) flight times and durations

London to Nairobi flight time via Zurich | LHR to NBO via ZRH

carrier logo London to Zurich
1 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
11 hours 10 minutes
carrier logo Zurich to Nairobi
7 hours 45 minutes
Total journey time
20 hours 25 minutes

London to Nairobi flight time via Amsterdam | LHR to NBO via AMS

carrier logo London to Amsterdam
1 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
14 hours 00 minutes
carrier logo Amsterdam to Nairobi
7 hours 55 minutes
Total journey time
23 hours 10 minutes

London to Nairobi flight time via Istanbul Ataturk | LHR to NBO via IST

carrier logo London to Istanbul Ataturk
3 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 10 minutes
carrier logo Istanbul Ataturk to Nairobi
6 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 40 minutes

London to Nairobi flight time via Hamad International | LHR to NBO via DOH

carrier logo London to Hamad International
6 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 50 minutes
carrier logo Hamad International to Nairobi
5 hours 55 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 25 minutes

Flights from London to Nairobi | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

London to Nairobi flight time information

  • The average flight time from London to Nairobi is 8 hours 35 minutes
  • Distance from London to Nairobi is 4,239 miles / 6,822 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • Nairobi is served by 1 airports Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Airlines flying between London and Nairobi

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Nairobi

Wizz Air UK
Wizz Air UK
British Airways
British Airways
easyJet
easyJet
Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways
EgyptAir
EgyptAir
Oman Air
Oman Air

Popular routes from London

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London & Nairobi local time and timezones

Nairobi, Kenya time is 3 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Fri, 16 Nov, 2018,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)
10:17
Day and time in Nairobi, Kenya: Fri, 16 Nov, 2018,
Nairobi Timezone: EAT (+03:00)
13:17

Jet Lag effects from flying between London and Nairobi

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between London and Nairobi

London to Nairobi jet lag effects

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The cheapest months to travel from London to Nairobi

Average prices of flights to Nairobi throughout the year.

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