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Fly from Abu Dhabi to Nairobi with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Abu Dhabi to Nairobi with Etihad to travel from golden desert sands to the lush green of Kenya’s vibrant capital.

Explore the city for a heady mix of urban attractions and Maasai culture, or head out on safari to see some of Africa’s most famous animals.

There’s no better place to discover the wild side of Nairobi than the National Park, which overlooks the city in the distance.

AUH to NBO: flight facts

Flight time 5hrs 10mins

The flight time between Abu Dhabi and Nairobi is around five hours, travelling direct with Etihad Airways.

Flight distance 2,151 miles

A direct flight from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Nairobi (NBO) is 2,151 miles (3,462 kilometres).

Your flight from Abu Dhabi to Nairobi

Start your Kenyan adventure with a flight from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Nairobi (NBO). From Abu Dhabi International Airport you’ll head south-west over western Asia, soaring over the Horn of Africa.

Relax on board before landing at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, just outside of Nairobi’s city centre.

*Aircraft, cabins and services may vary by route and flight. You can check this when you search for your flight. This page was last updated Sept 2019.

Flying from Abu Dhabi to Nairobi: FAQs

How do I get from Nairobi Airport to the city centre?

Hotel shuttles are a convenient option for a hassle-free trip from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to central Nairobi.

Alternatively, arrange a private transfer via Etihad Airways for a smooth transition from your flight to your accommodation, wherever you’re staying in the capital city. Taxis offer a 24-hour service from the airport and can be a convenient last-minute option.

Is Nairobi easy to get around?

Public transport is available but can be busy during peak times. Taxis are a great option – along with boda bodas, moto-taxis/motorbikes, tuk-tuks and matatus, shared minibuses.

Top tips for Abu Dhabi to Nairobi

colourful fruits and vegetables on a nairobi market stall

Grab a bargain in Maasai markets

Nairobi’s rustic and colourful Maasai markets are an interesting contrast to Abu Dhabi’s sleek shopping malls.

Visit the markets for a chance to buy handcrafted, authentic souvenirs or learn some haggling tips from residents. As well as shopping, you can also sample delicious local dishes from street vendors.

group of baby elephants running in sand in nairobi

Explore Nairobi’s National Park

Anyone who loves to explore Abu Dhabi’s Mangrove National Park will be in their element in Nairobi.

The National Park borders the edge of the city, bringing wildlife of all kinds right to your doorstep. Head out into the park to see elephants, lions, zebras, gazelles, hippos and many more fascinating creatures in their natural habitat.

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