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 $ 806 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 675 (in march) and $ 1079 (in august), which is a saving of $ 132 or a surplus of $ 274 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $814 to $868 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 60432 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 march, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 675, saving $ 132 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 806). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 1079).

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

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 564 $ 719 good price
February$ 571 $ 716 good price
March$ 556 $ 675 very good price
April$ 659 $ 773 good price
May$ 573 $ 709 good price
June$ 678 $ 802 fair price
July$ 803 $ 982 high price
August$ 818 $ 1079 very high price
September$ 673 $ 787 good price
October$ 663 $ 784 good price
November$ 615 $ 724 good price
December$ 722 $ 920 fair price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from London to Kenya (Nairobi)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Kenya (Nairobi) range from $433 to $1302. 3% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $434 to $488), 1% at the maximum price (from $1247 to $1302). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $814 to $868 (15% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Kenya flight

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

Data analysis:

Of the 60432 flights analyzed in previous years, British Airways was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (23% 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 $ 355 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 $42. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $73.

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 $53. Conversely, departing from Kenya (Nairobi) on a friday may cost you an additional $77.


Top prices London-Kenya (Nairobi)

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Nairobi07-09 to 21-09-2024$ 606 
London → Nairobi08-09 to 12-09-2024$ 571 
London → Nairobi07-11 to 15-11-2024$ 576 
London → Nairobi08-11 to 13-11-2024$ 570 
London → Nairobi13-01 to 20-01-2025$ 589 
London → Nairobi20-01 to 24-01-2025$ 609 
London → Nairobi18-03 to 25-03-2025$ 580 
London → Nairobi07-05 to 22-05-2025$ 607 
London → Nairobi10-05 to 24-05-2025$ 611 
London → Nairobi03-06 to 30-06-2025$ 610 


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.

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 748 $, which is a saving of 58 $ 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 (91 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your London to Kenya (Nairobi) flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 517 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 642), 2 to 3 months ($ 626), 3 to 4 months ($ 557)

February

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 519 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 632), 3 to 4 months ($ 642), 4 to 5 months ($ 565)

March

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 556 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 661), 3 to 4 months ($ 590), 4 to 5 months ($ 608), 6 to 7 months ($ 572)

April

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 666 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 771), 4 to 5 months ($ 713), 5 to 6 months ($ 714), 7 to 8 months ($ 696)

May

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 609 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 688), 5 to 6 months ($ 633), 7 to 8 months ($ 610), 8 to 9 months ($ 616)

June

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 711 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 764), 7 to 8 months ($ 715), 8 to 9 months ($ 730), 9 to 10 months ($ 723)

July

Best time: 11 to 12 months before departure (average price: 775 $)

Other interesting period(s): 6 to 7 months ($ 930), 7 to 8 months ($ 894), 8 to 9 months ($ 949), 9 to 10 months ($ 885), 10 to 11 months ($ 811)

August

Best time: 11 to 12 months before departure (average price: 822 $)

Other interesting period(s): 8 to 9 months ($ 907), 9 to 10 months ($ 945), 10 to 11 months ($ 851)

September

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 665 $)

Other interesting period(s): 10 to 11 months ($ 713), 11 to 12 months ($ 766)

October

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 554 $)

Other interesting period(s): 10 to 11 months ($ 710), 11 to 12 months ($ 688)

November

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 523 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 706), 1 to 2 months ($ 549)

December

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 563 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 775), 2 to 3 months ($ 626), 7 to 8 months ($ 910)

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 $29. Conversely, by buying it on a thursday, you may end up paying $16 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
July 2024$ 2165
$2123 to $2239
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August 2024$ 1563
$983 to $2139
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September 2024$ 857
$571 to $1204
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October 2024$ 853
$607 to $963
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November 2024$ 1007
$570 to $4331
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December 2024$ 1006
$726 to $1503
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January 2025$ 871
$581 to $1193
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February 2025$ 800
$576 to $988
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March 2025$ 834
$580 to $989
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April 2025$ 856
$715 to $971
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May 2025$ 851
$607 to $1004
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June 2025$ 843
$610 to $904
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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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