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Origin Airport IATA codeRUH
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Origin Airport IATA Code RUH
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Destination Airport IATA Code NBO
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Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Riyadh to Nairobi right now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides up-to-date information regarding flying restrictions or health advisories if you’re planning to fly to Nairobi from Riyadh.
Is there a direct flight between Riyadh and Nairobi?
Considering travelling with Saudia to Nairobi? Good decision. It’s one of the leading air carriers advertising direct services from Riyadh Airport to NBO, so you can expect a comfortable journey.
How long is a direct flight from Riyadh to Nairobi?
It typically takes 4 hours and 35 minutes, but times can vary depending on type of plane used, wind direction and any delays. The total travel distance between Riyadh and Nairobi is 1,950 miles.
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 Riyadh to Nairobi flights?
Depart from RUH and then step off the plane at Jomo Kenyatta Intl. Airport (NBO). That’s what you’ll likely be doing if you’re flying from Riyadh to Nairobi.
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Riyadh to Nairobi?
Rest easy knowing you’re travelling to Nairobi with a top-notch airline. You’ll find quite a few carriers that fly there from Riyadh, however these are the six most popular to book with:

  • Qatar Airways with 60 flights every month.
  • Air Arabia with 30 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 30 flights every month.
  • Turkish Airlines with 21 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 21 flights every month.
  • EgyptAir with 17 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Riyadh to Nairobi?
Spontaneous holidays can be lots of fun. With approximately 8 flights on offer from Riyadh to Nairobi every day, you’ll be able to pick the time that suits you best.
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 ebookers.com 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 Riyadh 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 Riyadh to Nairobi is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

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Every day between Riyadh 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 Riyadh 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 Riyadh 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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Place to stay after flight from Riyadh to Nairobi

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! (511 reviews)
"Chef at breakfast was great and spent time introducing me to new things."

Reviewed on 25 Nov 2022

Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport, an IHG Hotel
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! (808 reviews)
Hygienic and excellent customer service
"The place is amazing. It is clean, nice, and central point to the city. They have nice breakfast with varieties and excellent customer service."

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2022

Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel
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! (537 reviews)
"Service, food, location excellent!"

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2022

Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport

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Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill

Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill

5 out of 5
Elgon Rd, Upper Hill, Nairobi, 00100
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Nairobi. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in their ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (138 reviews)
"I liked all the services, room cleaning, hall ways very clean kitchen service brought the food late without complaining it's late and receptionist service were awesome asking whether we need help. As all Radisson Blu is now my place to stay each time I will visit Kenya and recommending it to all ..."

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill
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! (579 reviews)
"Great property at a great location for decent money. The business center area is nice plus a cafe slash restaurant with another rooftop next to pool."

Reviewed on 26 Nov 2022

Four Points By Sheraton Nairobi Airport
Villa Rosa Kempinski

Villa Rosa Kempinski

5 out of 5
Chiromo Road, Nairobi, 00800
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Nairobi. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their reviews. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (383 reviews)
Beyond amazing - No words!
"Absolutely amazing - beyond words. I could write about how beautiful the hotel was, how great the room was, how clean the bathroom was or about the wonderful breakfast spread or delicious options. However, although all these are 100% present and beyond expectation, the things that truly stood out ..."

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2022

Villa Rosa Kempinski
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