Cheap flights to Kenya

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Can I fly to Kenya from Vietnam right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Vietnam to Kenya

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Vietnam are not required to quarantine after entering Kenya.

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


Can I fly back to Vietnam from Kenya?

Returning to Vietnam from Kenya

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kenya are not required to quarantine after entering Vietnam.

How long is the flight to Kenya?

Flights from London to Nairobi, Kenya: 8 hours 35 minutes.

Flights from Manchester to Mombasa, Kenya: 13 hours 10 minutes.

Flights from Birmingham to Nairobi, Kenya: 10 hours 20 minutes.

Flights from Glasgow to Mombasa, Kenya: 14 hours 10 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to Kenya?

Kenya Airways and British Airways provide direct flights to Kenya. You’ll struggle to find really cheap flights to Kenya purely because of the travel time and lack of competition but you can still find some deals. British Airways for example provide complimentary snacks and drinks onboard their flights and you can sign up to be an executive member for free. That means you’ll start collection Avios points which you can redeem against other flights and rewards.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Nairobi:

The airport is 14km from the city and there are a couple of options to get you there. The cheapest way of getting into the city is a bus. Bus number 34 runs every 20 minutes and takes around 45 minutes. It stops at several hotels too so you can sit and relax and wait to be dropped off. You can arrange for a shuttle van to meet you there but you’ll need to book this in advance. Expect to be harassed by many, many taxi drivers as you leave the airport. Make sure you use an official airport taxi if you do choose to get one and agree on the fare in advance else you’ll get overcharged. If you don’t feel safe then don’t get in.

Mombasa:

Until recently the only way to get to the city of Mombasa was with a taxi. This meant a costly journey where you’ll know doubt get overcharged and taken longer routes. Now, however, there is an airport shuttle which you can jump onto straight from the airport. It’s about 20 feet away from the taxis all trying to get your attention and it is probably the cheapest option to get you to the city. The prices do vary depending on whether you’re the only passenger and where exactly you need to be dropped off, but the airport shuttle is a must easier and cheaper option than a taxi.

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Kenya climate

 

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When is the best time to fly to Kenya?

 

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Getting around Kenya

 

 

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What is good to know if travelling to Kenya?

  • Kenya is widely known for its wildlife so take a look at the spectacular migration from Tanzania to Kenya.
  • To experience the safaris and the animals from a different perspective, consider taking an air balloon safari over the plains.

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