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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Nairobi

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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
$1,220 - $1,808
NB0
Temperature
23 - 28 °C
NB0
Rainfall
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

Round-trip from

$1,220

From Melbourne to Nairobi

One-way from

$1,021

One-way flight from Melbourne to Nairobi

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Nairobi?

Leaving on a Saturday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 11% on the overall cost on flights from Melbourne to Nairobi.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Nairobi?

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Melbourne to Nairobi within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,760.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Nairobi. Flights to Nairobi from Melbourne in March are about $1,493 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $1,057.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne to Nairobi in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Melbourne to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Melbourne found for this year
7 Aug - 7 Jan
$2,057pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
7 Aug - 7 Jan
$2,095pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
7 Aug - 7 Jan
$2,174pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Nairobi from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Nairobi
18:55 - 20:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
32h 25m
MEL - NBO
Qatar Airways
$1,268
Travel2Be
17:25 - 09:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
46h 40m
MEL - NBO
Multiple Airlines
$1,022
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Nairobi

What airport do you fly from for flights from Melbourne to Nairobi?

If you book a flight to Nairobi from Melbourne, you will be flying from Melbourne, which is the city’s only airport. Melbourne (MEL) is located 19.3 km from the centre of Melbourne. There are 0 flights from Melbourne to Nairobi per day from 9 different airlines.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Nairobi for under $2,079 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Nairobi for under $2,079. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $2,057, but on average you can expect to pay $2,244.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Nairobi for under $2,079 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Nairobi, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Nairobi?

With an average temperature of 28 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Nairobi are hotter than in Melbourne.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Nairobi?

Departing from Melbourne to Nairobi will take you 39h 15m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Nairobi is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $2,058 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Qantas Airways, starting at $2,245.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Nairobi one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,268.

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 82.26
Average temperature for June in Nairobi
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Nairobi
16.0 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.
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Oman Air
$960 $1,129 No cancel fee 76%

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

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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%

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

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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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