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Travelers usually depart from Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson when they travel from Nairobi to London. Book your trip to arrive at Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City. The distance between Nairobi and London is 6849 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Egyptair, Ryanair, easyJet, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines. Nairobi and London have 360 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting Roman Baths, Bath, British Museum, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, St. Paul's Cathedral, Natural History Museum, Tate Modern, St Fagans: National History Museum, Canterbury Cathedral, Stonehenge, Avebury, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, Portsea Island, Tower of London, and Isle of Wight.

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Check-in for a flight from Nairobi to London

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
EgyptairMSRMSYesNo
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required
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Most travelers from Kenya can enter London, LHR, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required
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  • Visitor visa
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  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Kenya
  • Mandatory passenger locator form
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Kingdom in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Nairobi to London?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Nairobi and London takes around 9.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Nairobi and London?
The flight distance between Nairobi and London is 6849 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Nairobi and London?
Several carriers operate flights between Nairobi and London. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, Kenya Airways.
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, Lamu, 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 London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Reykjavik, Bucharest, Athens, Dublin, Istanbul, Lisbon, Sofia, Tirana, New York, Edinburgh, Belfast, Larnaca, Glasgow, Málaga, Antalya, Faro, Thessaloniki, Budapest, Madrid, Alicante.
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 London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Doncaster Sheffield, Southampton, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Nairobi and London?
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