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

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Flight time from Melbourne to Nairobi is 21 hours 15 minutes

One stop flight time from MEL to NBO via DOH is 21 hours 15 minutes (Operated by Qatar Airways)

The nearest airport to Melbourne, is Tullamarine Airport (MEL) and the nearest airport to Nairobi, is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

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Distance from Melbourne to Nairobi is approximately 11480 kilometers.

Flight time from Melbourne to Nairobi via Dubai • MEL to NBO via DXB

Flight duration from Tullamarine Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport via Dubai Airport, United Arab Emirates on Qantas flight is 33 hours 20 minutes

Qantas MEL to DXB
16 hrs 50 mins
 Waiting Time
11 hrs 20 mins
5 hrs 10 mins
Total Duration:
33 hrs 20 mins

Flight time from Melbourne to Nairobi via Guangzhou • MEL to NBO via CAN

Flight duration from Tullamarine Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport via New Baiyun Airport, China on Qantas flight is 38 hours 55 minutes

Qantas MEL to CAN
9 hrs 30 mins
 Waiting Time
15 hrs 40 mins
13 hrs 45 mins
Total Duration:
38 hrs 55 mins

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

There are very few non-stop flights from Melbourne to Nairobi. Therefore, you'll have to take connecting flights. In such cases, flight time depend on the stopover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Fastest one-stop flight between Melbourne and Nairobi takes close to 21 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 44 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 1 hr to 22 hrs .

Airlines operating flights between Melbourne and Nairobi

Melbourne time is 8 hours ahead of Nairobi

Current time in Melbourne, Australia : Thu, 21 Jan, 2021,
Melbourne Timezone: AEDT (+11:00)

04:11 PM

Current time in Nairobi, Kenya :, Thu, 21 Jan, 2021,
Nairobi Timezone: EAT (+03:00)

08:11 AM

MEL to NBO Flight - Melbourne Airport to Nairobi Airport Flight Route Map

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

Find flying time from Tullamarine Airport or Melbourne or any other airport or city in Australia to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

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