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Flights Nairobi - Istanbul

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1.00 EUR = 25.0 TRY
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1 TRY = 0.05 EUR
Last checked on 09 June 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Istanbul are 39% cheaper than in Nairobi.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 51% more expensive in Istanbul than in Nairobi.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 64% cheaper than in Nairobi.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 4% more expensive in Istanbul than in Nairobi.

Nairobi airports
  • ( Wilson Arpt (WIL)
    How far from city centre: 5 kms
  • ( Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO)
    How far from city centre: 16 kms
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 34 kms
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 30 kms
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 14 kms
K Distance: 4768 kms

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How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Nairobi to Istanbul?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to Turkey. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Nairobi to Istanbul, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Nairobi and Istanbul. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Istanbul more expensive than Nairobi to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.53 EUR euros, 64% cheaper than Nairobi, with a fare of 1.48 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 39% less in Istanbul: 0.41 EUR euros against 0.67 EUR euros in Nairobi. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 6.09 EUR euros in Istanbul, 51% more than the 4.04 EUR euros in Nairobi. The price of a coffee is approximately 4% more expensive in Istanbul, with an average of 2.07 EUR euros, while in Nairobi the coffee costs 1.99 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Nairobi to Istanbul flights?
The most popular month for flights from Nairobi to Istanbul are: July, June and August.
When is the best time to travel from Nairobi to Istanbul?
A good period of the year to visit Istanbul from Nairobi really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, August is the best month to fly to Istanbul from Nairobi, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by June and July. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds March, February and January are the months with fewer searches for the route Nairobi -  Istanbul.
What is the duration of a flight from Nairobi to Istanbul?
Flight time, on average, from Nairobi to Istanbul is usually 08:58 hours on average, at an average distance of 6,181 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Istanbul compared to Nairobi?
The average temperature in Nairobi the average temperature is 30.06 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 6.0 mm , Istanbul's temperatures reach 32.95 during the hot season, with 5.3 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.3 degrees in Istanbul, compared to the 9.29 average degrees reported in Nairobi. During the winter period, Nairobi can register 2.3 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Nairobi and Istanbul?
The most common route form Nairobi to Istanbul is: Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) to Istanbul Airport (IST). These airlines fly this route:
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Find more Nairobi to Istanbul flights between Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) which are flown by the following airline(s): Turkish Airlines.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Nairobi to Istanbul are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Nairobi to Istanbul are:
  • Egyptair, stopping in Cairo for 90 minutes at least.
  • Qatar Airways, with 150 minutes stop in Doha.
  • Ethiopian Airlines, with 135 minutes scale in Addis Ababa.
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