If you are actually flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Nairobi, Kenya or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Dubai and Nairobi, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Dubai Nairobi

Flight time from Dubai to Nairobi is 5 hours

Non-Stop flight duration from DXB to NBO is 5 hours (Operated by Air Arabia)

How long does it take to fly from Dubai to Nairobi?

Non-stop flight time from Dubai to Nairobi is around 5 hours 15 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Dubai and Nairobi takes close to 7 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 25 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Dubai to either of the major airports that serves Nairobi.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Dubai - Nairobi flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 20 mins to 18 hrs .

The nearest airport to Dubai, is Dubai Airport (DXB) and the nearest airport to Nairobi, is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

Find flights from Dubai to cities and airports near Nairobi

Distance from Dubai to Nairobi is approximately 3560 kilometers.

Flights from Dubai to Nairobi • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Dubai arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Nairobi has 1 international airport and 1 medium airports.

Air Arabia
5 hrs
Kenya Airways
5 hrs 10 mins
Emirates Airline
5 hrs 10 mins

Flight time from Dubai to Nairobi via Kigali • DXB to NBO via KGL

Flight duration from Dubai Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport via Gregoire Kayibanda Airport, Rwanda on Rwandair Express flight is 9 hours 40 minutes

Rwandair Express
Total flight duration
9 hours 40 minutes
DXB to KGL → 5 hours 55 minutes
KGL Stop 35 minutes
KGL to NBO → 3 hours 10 minutes

Flight time from Dubai to Nairobi via Doha • DXB to NBO via DOH

Flight duration from Dubai Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport via Doha Airport, Qatar on Qatar Airways flight is 19 hours 5 minutes

Qatar Airways
Total flight duration
19 hours 5 minutes
DXB to DOH → 1 hour 10 minutes
DOH Stop 12 hours 15 minutes
DOH to NBO → 5 hours 40 minutes

Flight time from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to airports near Nairobi, Kenya

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Dubai Airport, Dubai to airports nearest to Nairobi is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
DXB - EDL Eldoret, Eldoret Airport 14 hrs 15 mins1 Stop
DXB - KIS Kisumu, Kisumu Airport 9 hrs 25 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Dubai and Nairobi

Dubai time is 1 hour ahead of Nairobi

Current time in Dubai, United Arab Emirates : Sun, 4 Dec, 2016, 07:59 AM,
Dubai Timezone: GST (+04:00)

Current time in Nairobi, Kenya :, Sun, 4 Dec, 2016, 06:59 AM +03:00,
Nairobi Timezone: EAT (+03:00)

DXB to NBO Flight - Dubai Airport to Nairobi Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Dubai Airport & Nairobi Airport is given below. Click the map to view Dubai to Nairobi flight path and travel direction.

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