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Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Nairobi & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeIST
Destination Airport IATA codeNBO
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time6 hours 35 mins

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Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Istanbul to Nairobi right now?
Stay informed about current health guidelines and flying restrictions by checking the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is constantly updated with recent developments for your Istanbul to Nairobi flight.
Is there a direct flight between Istanbul and Nairobi?
Need to take a break from work for a while? Or perhaps take off on a romantic rendezvous? Whatever your motivation for jetting off to Nairobi, Turkish Airlines can get you there with direct flights from Ataturk Intl. Airport (IST) to NBO.
How long is a direct flight from Istanbul to Nairobi?
Your next big adventure is right on the other end of a flight of 6 hours and 35 minutes. That’s roughly how long it takes to cover the total distance of 3,000 miles between Istanbul and Nairobi.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Nairobi due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Nairobi booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.
What are the best airports for Istanbul to Nairobi flights?
Eager to discover the different ways you can get from Istanbul to Nairobi? Check out our list of the most frequently flown routes:

  • Ataturk Intl. Airport (IST) to Jomo Kenyatta Intl. Airport (NBO) - 55 flights per week
  • Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Intl. Airport to Nairobi Airport - 18 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Istanbul to Nairobi?
Rest easy knowing you’re travelling to Nairobi with a reputable airline. You’ll find quite a few air carriers that fly there from Istanbul, however we’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular to get you started:

  • Qatar Airways with 121 flights every month.
  • Air Arabia with 30 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 30 flights every month.
  • Ethiopian Airlines with 30 flights every month.
  • KLM with 21 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 21 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Istanbul to Nairobi?
A world of fun and excitement awaits you in Nairobi. Begin your adventure now by reserving a seat on one of the 8 flights on offer daily from Istanbul to Nairobi.
Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?
Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Kenya Airways, Airkenya Express or Ethiopian Airlines. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Istanbul to Nairobi, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Istanbul to Nairobi is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Istanbul to Nairobi  

Every day between Istanbul and Nairobi,  flights from airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with , you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Istanbul to Nairobi — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Istanbul to Nairobi to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Four Points By Sheraton Nairobi Airport

Four Points By Sheraton Nairobi Airport

4 out of 5
9042/1044 Tower Avenue, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, Nairobi, 1939-00606
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Nairobi. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (566 reviews)
Nice hotel but check in very slow
"I am not sure if it is their software or the staff but the check in at this hotel is soooo slow. The rest of the hotel is very nice"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2022

Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport

Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport

4 out of 5
Mombasa Road, Nairobi, Nairobi, 00100
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Nairobi. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the restaurant and the comfy rooms in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (519 reviews)
"Excellent service!"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2022

Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel

Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel

3.5 out of 5
6 Murang'a Road, Off Moi Avenue, Nairobi, 00100
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Nairobi. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff in ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (791 reviews)
"The food in the hotel restaurant and the meeting rooms was good. The staff across the hotel (reception, restaurant, room cleaning) were absolutely super. The location of the hotel was convenient for all parts of greater Nairobi."

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2022

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Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport, an IHG Hotel

Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport, an IHG Hotel

5 out of 5
First Freight Lane, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Nairobi. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (493 reviews)
Nicest option for airport layover
"Located just a few minutes from NBO airport, complimentary shuttle vans on the hour every hour. Stayed at Four Points by Sheraton as well, and for the same price Crowne Plaza is much better by far."

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2022

254 Ole Sereni

254 Ole Sereni

4.5 out of 5
Mombassa Road, Opp. Zain offices / Parkside Tower, Nairobi, 18187-00500
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Nairobi. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in their ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (447 reviews)
"It was difficult to locate for a self driven rental driver and the breakfast was not worth the $23 charged for each person"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2022

The Boma Nairobi

The Boma Nairobi

5 out of 5
South C, Red Cross Road, Off Popo Rd, Off Mombasa Rd, Nairobi, Nairobi
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Nairobi. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (216 reviews)
"Very helpful front desk staff"

Reviewed on 4 Jun 2022

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