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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.
ME1 - NB0
Price
$939 - $1,391
NB0
Temperature
17 - 21 °C
NB0
Precipitation
10 - 160 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

$1,519

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$1,276

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 month to fly from Melbourne to Nairobi?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Nairobi from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $1,551 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,177. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Nairobi (ME1 - NB0)?

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

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne 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 $1,606 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,775.

Melbourne to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from Melbourne found for this year
8 Dec - 30 Jan
$2,063pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
23 Dec - 29 Jun
$2,343pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
8 Dec - 31 Jan
$2,498pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
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 to Nairobi for under $1,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Nairobi for under $1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,754, but on average you can expect to pay $2,219.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne to Nairobi from $2,026 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Qantas Airways, from $2,135, and Qatar Airways, from $2,328.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Nairobi?

When booking a flight from Melbourne to Nairobi, you may want to consider flying on China Southern, Emirates or Etihad Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Nairobi?

The cheapest flight price from Melbourne to Nairobi is $859. On average you can expect to pay $2,390. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl), can usually be booked for $1,735.

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 80.91
Average temperature for October in Nairobi
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Nairobi
37.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

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
Etihad Airways
$1,012 $1,539 No cancel fee 75%
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China Southern
$1,293 $1,627 No cancel fee 69%
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Oman Air
$1,305 $1,534 No cancel fee 76%
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Qatar Airways
$1,313 $1,873 No cancel fee 68%
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South African
$1,338 $1,622 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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Emirates
$1,369 $1,782 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$1,466 $1,936 No cancel fee 74%
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Kenya Airways
$1,663 $2,068 No cancel fee 82%
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