Cheap flights from Nairobi to Lamu

Flights starting at £38. Choose between Safarilink Aviation, Jambojet, or Fly540 to find the best price.

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Travelers usually depart from Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson when they travel from Nairobi to Lamu. The distance between Nairobi and Lamu is 467 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Safarilink Aviation, Jambojet, Fly540, 748 Air Services, and Kenya Airways. Nairobi and Lamu have 58 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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East African on Thursdays, and Fridays.

Safarilink Aviation on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Skyward Express Limited on Thursdays, and Fridays.

Check-in for a flight from Nairobi to Lamu

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Safarilink AviationXLKF2Yes
JambojetJMAJMYes
Fly540FFV5HYes
748 Air ServicesIHOFEYes
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Nairobi to Lamu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Nairobi and Lamu takes around 1.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Nairobi and Lamu?
The flight distance between Nairobi and Lamu is 467 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Nairobi and Lamu?
Several carriers operate flights between Nairobi and Lamu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Skyward Express Limited, Safarilink Aviation, East African.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Mombasa, Malindi, Ukunda, Kisumu, Entebbe, Eldoret, London, Melbourne, Perth, Dublin, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam, Sydney, Mumbai, Juba, Maasai Mara, Kigali, Addis Ababa, Durban, Helsinki.
What are the most popular routes to and from Lamu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Lamu and Malindi, Mombasa, Entebbe, Addis Ababa, Zanzibar, Maasai Mara, New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Mexico City, Bogotá, Dallas, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Francisco.
Which airports are there in Nairobi?
Nairobi is mainly served by Jomo Kenyatta International. But there are other airports nearby, including Wilson.
What airports are near Nairobi?
The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Amboseli, Nanyuki.
What airports are near Lamu?
The main airport in Lamu is Manda. It is also served by Malindi, Manda.
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