Flights from Nairobi to Dubai

Flight information Nairobi to Dubai

Cheapest roundtrip price last month

AED 1,083

Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 3549 kilometers

4h 55min

Most popular airline last month


Dubai, Dubai Al Maktoum International, Dubai Creek SPB and Jebel Ali SPB

4 airports

The busiest airport in the country is Dubai International Airport which ranks as the world’s busiest in terms of international traffic. There are three airline carriers operating flights from Nairobi to Dubai - African Express Airways, Emirates and Kenya Airways, all with flights landing at Dubai International Airport and not Al Maktoum International Airport.

* This information is correct as of May 2017

Airport Information - Arriving

Dubai International Airport is one of the globe’s leading airports renowned for its vast selection of amenities and facilities. At the airport you can look forward to browsing through leading designer and luxury goods or doing a bit of duty free shopping to pick up some cheap goods. You can also find a wide array of places to eat and drink ranging from simple fast food outlets to high-end restaurants and everything in between. The airport itself consists of three passenger terminals which are all easy to travel between. Once you have landed you can hop on the Dubai Metro from either Terminal 1 or Terminal 3 to get into central Dubai, although taxis can be found outside each terminal if you want a direct journey to your destination.

Airport Information - Departing

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is the main airport in Nairobi which consists of two passenger terminals. Terminal 1 operates both domestic and international flights, while the new Terminal 2 is for low-cost airlines. Getting between the two terminals is possible on foot as they are connected so you don’t have to worry about having a long journey on your hands. A sizeable range of amenities are available to travelers at the airport including various shops, duty free shopping and a selection of restaurants, cafes and other eateries.

What to Expect in Dubai

The weather stay hot throughout the year in Dubai and gets especially hot between June and August, but things cool down in the evening so you can still go out and enjoy the city. While the UAE allows nationals from many countries to enter without a visa, Kenyan nationals will have to acquire a visa before traveling in order to enter the country. Check out Dubai's top hotels to ensure that you have the best stay possible.

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