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Fares from $350 One Way, $597 Round Trip from Istanbul to Nairobi

Prices starting at $597 for return flights and $350 for one-way flights to Nairobi were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Nairobi from Istanbul

Route Information for Flights from Istanbul to Nairobi

Origin Airport IATA CodeIST
Destination Airport IATA CodeNBO
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Flights Review

Sep 9, 2018

The WiFi only accepted credit cards, not debit cards. So that was bad. And then the entertainment on the outbound flight did not work for the whole airplane - it only showed kids shows. But worked properly on the way back.

Plan Your Trip from Istanbul to Nairobi

Ataturk International Airport

Locating cheap flights from Istanbul can be a challenge. Orbitz.com allows you to search many different airlines at one time in order to locate bargain tickets. The Ataturk International Airport is located approximately 17 miles from downtown Istanbul on Yesilkoy. Over 70 airlines currently service the Ataturk International Airport. These include Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Swiss International Airlines and Delta. Orbitz.com provides bookings for the majority of these airlines.

Parking at the Airport

There are several options for parking at the Ataturk International Airport. The multistory car park provides vehicle protection, the open car park is available for both short- and long-term parking, and valet parking is available for an extra charge. Parking fees are charged by the hour and by the day, depending on the amount of parking time. Shuttle services are available to and from the parking lots to the main terminals.

Transportation to the Airport

The metro rail system is available to and from the airport to various locations throughout the city. Rates are based on the distance traveled. The intra-city Seabus provides transportation to the airport from several surrounding cities for a flat fee. There are also taxi services that provide metered rates throughout Istanbul. As an alternative transportation option, you can rent a car. Orbitz.com can help locate car rental services at discount prices.

Restaurants at the Ataturk International Airport

There are several dining options to choose from at the Ataturk International Airport. Burger King offers a selection of breakfast items, including coffee and juice. The Sky restaurant has an extensive menu with a variety of breakfast items to choose from. Orbitz.com helps travelers locate cheap flights from Istanbul, which are especially meaningful for those flying on a budget.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is one of the largest airports in Africa, and it sees thousands of people pass through its gates every day. When you visit this area, choose from flights to Nairobi on Orbitz.com. These cheap flights leave you with more money for your vacation. The airport is less than 10 miles from Nairobi's business district and less than 20 minutes from the downtown area. A wide range of airlines fly to and from the airport, including JetLink, Nasair, and Virgin Atlantic.

Transportation From the Airport

Budget and Avis are just two of the well known rental car agencies with offices at the airport. When you rent a car, you might pay $30 or more per day. The airport also has several taxis available, including Jatco Taxi and New Jambo Taxi. You must pay a fee for pickup at the airport and a fee for every mile between the airport and your hotel.

Weather in Nairobi

Nairobi has moderate temperatures throughout the year. The average low is in the low 50s and the average high is in the low-to-mid 70s year-round. Locals refer to the late spring and early winter as the rainy season.

Top Tourist Spots

The top spots for tourists in Nairobi are outdoor attractions like the Nairobi National Park. Indoor attractions include the Nairobi Railway Museum or the Solar Ice Rink. Orbitz.com can give you cheap tickets to some of these top destinations, and you can book those tickets when you choose your flight. With discount tickets on flights to Nairobi, Orbitz.com makes it easy to plan your vacation.

Flights from Istanbul to Nairobi - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Istanbul to Nairobi?

There sure is. Turkish Airlines will take you directly from Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) to Nairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.), so you won't have to worry about lengthy stopovers or missing that connecting flight.

What is the shortest flight from Istanbul to Nairobi?

The shortest flight time from Istanbul to Nairobi is around 6 hours and 50 minutes. Grab a refreshment from the drink cart, write in your travel journal or finish that podcast — you'll have enough time on this medium-haul journey.

What airlines fly from Istanbul (and vicinity) to Nairobi (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from Istanbul (and vicinity) to Nairobi (and vicinity), Turkish Airlines is the top pick. This quality airline operates 30 flights along this route per month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Nairobi?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Nairobi have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Nairobi with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Nairobi without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.