Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Kenya (Nairobi) (from: London)

The average price to go to Kenya (Nairobi) from London airport is $ 682 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 585 (in november) and $ 896 (in august), which is a saving of $ 98 or a surplus of $ 214 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $487 to $541 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a monday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Kenya (Nairobi) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your London-Kenya (Nairobi) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 64090 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Kenya (Nairobi) from London and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in november, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 585, saving $ 98 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 682). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 896).

Flight London-Kenya (Nairobi): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Average price Our opinion
January $ 619 good price
February $ 612 good price
March $ 621 good price
April $ 700 fair price
May $ 618 good price
June $ 705 fair price
July $ 851 high price
August $ 896
very high price
September $ 631 good price
October $ 624 good price
November $ 585
very good price
December $ 718 fair price

Price breakdown to travel from London to Kenya (Nairobi)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Kenya (Nairobi) range from $432 to $1081. 3% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $433 to $487), 1% at the maximum price (from $1027 to $1081). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $487 to $541 (22% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Kenya flight

There are 13 companies that serve London from Kenya (Nairobi) airport: Turkish Airlines, Saudia, Lufthansa, British Airways, Kenya Airways, EgyptAir, Ryanair, Wizz Air, EasyJet, Air France, Qatar Airways, KLM and Rwandair Express.

Data analysis:

Of the 64090 flights analyzed in previous years, Turkish Airlines was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (24% of the time) on the London->Kenya route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the London-Kenya (Nairobi) flight, you should take a flight with one or more layovers (you will save an average of $ 316 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-Kenya (Nairobi) flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $31. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $59.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Kenya (Nairobi) to London departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday for your return date, you will save an average of $38. Conversely, departing from Kenya (Nairobi) on a friday may cost you an additional $49.

Top prices London-Kenya (Nairobi)

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Nairobi14-02 to 27-02-2024$ 534 
London → Nairobi17-05 to 26-05-2024$ 556 
London → Nairobi08-09 to 29-09-2024$ 487 
London → Nairobi11-09 to 23-09-2024$ 486 
London → Nairobi12-09 to 22-09-2024$ 486 
London → Nairobi06-10 to 12-10-2024$ 532 
London → Nairobi18-10 to 30-10-2024$ 498 
London → Nairobi04-11 to 18-11-2024$ 500 
London → Nairobi07-11 to 20-11-2024$ 517 
London → Nairobi11-11 to 24-11-2024$ 533 

When to book your flight London - Kenya (Nairobi) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 4 to 5 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 0 to 1 month in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a London-Kenya flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a sunday.

What month are you going to Kenya (Nairobi)?

We specifically give you the best time to buy your plane ticket and the right price to pay based on your departure month:

january february march april may june july august september october november december

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Kenya (Nairobi), it is recommended to buy it 4 to 5 months before departure (it is then on average 567 $, which is a saving of 115 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (170 $ more than the average price).

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, sunday is the day when plane tickets for London->Kenya are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a sunday, you will save $10. Conversely, by buying it on a friday, you may end up paying $9 more.

London to Kenya (Nairobi): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
December 2023$ 1300
$756 to $3177
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January 2024$ 967
$641 to $1960
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February 2024$ 717
$534 to $912
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March 2024$ 816
$558 to $3536
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April 2024$ 996
$559 to $3121
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May 2024$ 865
$548 to $3563
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June 2024$ 770
$483 to $1390
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July 2024$ 1482
$787 to $7685
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August 2024$ 1976
$761 to $5351
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September 2024$ 805
$486 to $995
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October 2024$ 792
$498 to $882
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November 2024$ 808
$495 to $3424
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, no month is currently cheaper. We therefore advise you to wait for prices to drop before booking your flight to Kenya (Nairobi).

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