Cheap flights from Nairobi to Mombasa

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Travelers usually depart from Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson when they travel from Nairobi to Mombasa. The distance between Nairobi and Mombasa is 423 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Kenya Airways, Jambojet, Fly540, 748 Air Services, and Emirates. Nairobi and Mombasa have 126 direct flights per week.

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Jambojet on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYes
JambojetJMAJMYes
Fly540FFV5HYes
748 Air ServicesIHOFEYes
EmiratesUAEEKNo

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Nairobi to Mombasa?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Nairobi and Mombasa takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Nairobi and Mombasa?
The flight distance between Nairobi and Mombasa is 423 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Nairobi and Mombasa?
Several carriers operate flights between Nairobi and Mombasa. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include 748 Air Services, Fly540, Kenya Airways, Jambojet.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Malindi, Ukunda, Kisumu, Entebbe, Eldoret, London, 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 Mombasa?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Mombasa and Entebbe, Zanzibar, London, Lamu, Eldoret, Juba, Dar es Salaam, Maasai Mara, New Delhi, Johannesburg, Kisumu, Manila, Edinburgh, Mount Kilimanjaro, Glasgow, Vilnius, Doha, Gold Coast, Malta, Dubai.
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, Nanyuki, Amboseli.
What airports are near Mombasa?
The main airport in Mombasa is Moi International. It is also served by Moi International, Malindi, Ukunda, Tanga, Vipingo.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Nairobi and Mombasa?
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