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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Nairobi (NBO)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to NBO flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
MEL - NB0
Price
$1,290 - $1,911
NB0
Temperature
23 - 28 °C
NB0
Precipitation
15 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$1,534

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$1,290

From Melbourne to Nairobi

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Nairobi?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to Nairobi, book at least 28 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,624 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,795.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Nairobi?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Nairobi. Flights to Nairobi from Melbourne Airport in May are about $1,568 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $1,190.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Nairobi (MEL - NB0)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Melbourne Airport to Nairobi as you normally would.

Melbourne to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Melbourne found for this year
12 Dec - 31 Jan
$2,868pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
10 Dec - 29 Dec
$2,993pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
10 Dec - 29 Dec
$2,996pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Nairobi

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Nairobi have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Etihad Airways, Emirates, and Qatar Airways flying from Melbourne to Nairobi have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Nairobi to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Melbourne to Nairobi include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Nairobi for under $2,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Nairobi for under $2,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $2,061, but on average you can expect to pay $2,759.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Nairobi return?

Currently priced at $2,061, Qantas Airways will fly you from Melbourne Airport to Nairobi and back. In addition to Qantas Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Emirates and Cathay Pacific - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $2,256 and $4,655, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nairobi, Kenya

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Nairobi from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Nairobi

Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Nairobi.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Nairobi.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Nairobi.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers, including those in transit, are required to complete the traveler's Health Surveillance Form online before departure.


Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Nairobi?

Returning to Melbourne from Nairobi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Nairobi must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nairobi are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 79.62
Average temperature for September in Nairobi
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Nairobi
21.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Nairobi

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl (NBO)
Nairobi Wilson (WIL)

Top 8 airlines flying from Melbourne to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Nairobi choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Oman Air
$960 $1,129 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
$745 $1,132 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
$985 $1,194 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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China Southern
$952 $1,198 No cancel fee 69%
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Emirates
$1,007 $1,311 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
$966 $1,379 No cancel fee 68%
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Qantas Airways
$1,078 $1,424 No cancel fee 74%
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Kenya Airways
$1,224 $1,522 No cancel fee 82%
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