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.


Flight time from Dubai to Nairobi is 5 hours

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

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

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.

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

Flight time from Dubai to Nairobi via Addis Ababa • DXB to NBO via ADD

Flight duration from Dubai Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport via Bole International Airport, Ethiopia on Ethiopian Airlines flight is 6 hours 40 minutes

DXB to ADD 4 hrs 15 mins
ADD Waiting Time 20 mins
ADD to NBO 2 hrs 5 mins
Total Duration: 6 hrs 40 mins

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 20 hours 35 minutes

DXB to DOH 1 hr 10 mins
DOH Waiting Time 14 hrs 15 mins
DOH to NBO 5 hrs 10 mins
Total Duration: 20 hrs 35 mins

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 .

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

Journey ToStops & Duration
Eldoret, Eldoret Airport
14 hrs 15 mins
1 Stop
Kisumu, Kisumu Airport
9 hrs 25 mins
1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Dubai and Nairobi

Dubai time is 1 hour ahead of Nairobi


Current time in Dubai, United Arab Emirates : Mon, 23 Apr, 2018,
Dubai Timezone: +04 (+04:00)

11:33 PM

Current time in Nairobi, Kenya :, Mon, 23 Apr, 2018,
Nairobi Timezone: EAT (+03:00)

10:33 PM

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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