Cheap flights from Dubai to Nairobi

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Tips to know when travelling to Nairobi

Travelers usually depart from Dubai International, Sharjah International, Al Maktoum International, or Dubai Bus Station when they travel from Dubai to Nairobi. Book your trip to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson. The distance between Dubai and Nairobi is 3579 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air Kenya, Ethiopian Airlines, Qatar Airways, Renegade Air, and Emirates. Dubai and Nairobi have 203 direct flights per week.

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Air Arabia on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Kenya Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Dubai to Nairobi

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Air KenyaXAKP2YesNo
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYesNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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Renegade AirRNGRNGYesNo
EmiratesUAEEKNoNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Dubai to Nairobi?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Dubai and Nairobi takes around 5.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Dubai and Nairobi?
The flight distance between Dubai and Nairobi is 3579 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Dubai and Nairobi?
Several carriers operate flights between Dubai and Nairobi. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Emirates, Kenya Airways, Air Arabia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Dubai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Dubai and London, Manila, Mumbai, Bangkok, New Delhi, Manchester, Doha, Istanbul, Dublin, Kuwait City, Riyadh, Muscat, Perth, Birmingham, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Islamabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Kochi.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Mombasa, London, Malindi, Kisumu, Ukunda, Entebbe, Eldoret, Singapore, Lamu, Addis Ababa, Johannesburg, Juba, Kigali, New Delhi, Zanzibar, Bangkok, Durban, Paris, Port Elizabeth, Victoria Falls.
Which airports are there in Dubai?
Dubai is mainly served by Dubai International. But there are other airports nearby, including Sharjah International, Al Maktoum International, Dubai Bus Station, Al Minhad Air Base, Dubai Jebel Ali SPB, Dubai Creek SPB.
What airports are near Dubai?
The main airport in Dubai is Dubai International. It is also served by Abu Dhabi International, Ras Al Khaimah International, Al Ain International, Sohar, Khasab.
What airports are near Nairobi?
The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Amboseli, Nanyuki.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Dubai and Nairobi?
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