London to Nairobi flight time

What is the flight time from London to Nairobi

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Nairobi, Kenya?

Flight duration from London to Nairobi

Depart
LHR
Arrive
NBO

The flight time from London to Nairobi is 8 hours 18 minutes.

A direct flight from LHR to NBO has a duration of 8 hours 18 minutes.

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

Related: Return journey Nairobi to London flight duration

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 18 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

London to Nairobi flight time via Entebbe | LHR to NBO via EBB

London to Entebbe
7 hours 54 minutes
Entebbe to Nairobi
1 hours 19 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
9 hours 13 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

London to Nairobi flight time via Zanzibar | LHR to NBO via ZNZ

London to Zanzibar
9 hours 03 minutes
Zanzibar to Nairobi
1 hours 34 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
10 hours 37 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from London to Nairobi can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to Nairobi and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.

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 18 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

Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways
Royal Air Maroc
Royal Air Maroc
Emirates
Emirates
Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways
SWISS
SWISS
EgyptAir
EgyptAir
Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Oman Air
Oman Air

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London & Nairobi local time and timezones

Nairobi, Kenya time is 2 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Thu, 20 Sep, 2018,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)
00:10
Day and time in Nairobi, Kenya: Thu, 20 Sep, 2018,
Nairobi Timezone: EAT (+03:00)
02:10

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

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