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There are 6 ways to get from Guangzhou to Nairobi Airport (NBO) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun

  1. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Nairobi (NBO)

Cheapest option

Train to Hong Kong, fly

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Nairobi (NBO)

4 alternative options

Bus to Shenzhen, fly

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Shenzhen Airport
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Nairobi (NBO)

Train to Meixian, fly

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou East Station to Meizhou
  2. Fly from Meixian (MXZ) to Nairobi (NBO)

Fly from Foshan

  1. Fly from Foshan (FUO) to Nairobi (NBO)

Drive

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Nairobi Airport (NBO)

Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Nairobi (NBO) flights

The flight time between Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) and Nairobi (NBO) is around 15h 19m and covers a distance of around 8680 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 34m. The fastest flight normally takes 11h 30m. Services are operated by Kenya Airways, China Southern Airlines, SriLankan Airlines and others. Typically 10 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
12h 45m
Layover time:
2h 34m
Total time:
15h 19m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
11h 30m
Flight distance:
8680 km
Flights per week:
10
Cheapest price:
$423
Carbon emissions:
1760 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
00:15
Last flight departs at:
22:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Nairobi (NBO) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kenya

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Kenya. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Kenya.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Kenya.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Domestic travel is restricted within Kenya due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Kenya

International flights leaving China are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Kenya relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Kenya, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Kenya

Last updated: October 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Nairobi Airport (NBO) is to train and fly which costs ¥1200 - ¥3800 and takes 18h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Nairobi Airport (NBO) is to fly which costs ¥2600 - ¥8500 and takes 14h 29m.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Nairobi Airport (NBO) is 8671 km. The road distance is 14976.5 km.

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It takes approximately 14h 29m to get from Guangzhou to Nairobi Airport (NBO), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Nairobi Airport is the direct flight which takes 11h 30m.

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Nairobi Airport (NBO) is 5h behind Guangzhou. It is currently 10:12 PM in Guangzhou and 5:12 PM in Nairobi Airport (NBO).

Yes, the driving distance between Guangzhou to Nairobi Airport (NBO) is 14976 km. It takes approximately 7 days 19h to drive from Guangzhou to Nairobi Airport (NBO).

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Kenya Airways, China Southern Airlines, SriLankan Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Nairobi Airport.

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There are 440+ hotels available in Nairobi Airport (NBO). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Nairobi Airport (NBO).
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  • Distance: 8670.9 km
  • Duration: 14h 29m

What companies run services between Guangzhou, China and Nairobi Airport (NBO), Kenya?

Kenya Airways, China Southern Airlines and four other airlines fly from Guangzhou to Nairobi Airport (NBO) once daily.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Nairobi via Changsha
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,200
Flights from Shenzhen to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Shenzhen to Nairobi via Changsha
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,000
Flights from Meixian to Nairobi via Guangzhou Baiyun, Changsha
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Meixian to Nairobi via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Meixian to Nairobi via Shenzhen, Changsha
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Foshan to Nairobi via Nanchang, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Foshan to Nairobi via Wenzhou, Changsha
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Foshan to Nairobi via Wenzhou, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Foshan to Nairobi via Quanzhou, Changsha
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Hong Kong to Nairobi via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Hong Kong to Nairobi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Meixian to Nairobi via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Nairobi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Flights from Hong Kong to Nairobi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Meixian to Nairobi via Guangzhou Baiyun, Colombo
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Nairobi via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Hong Kong to Nairobi via Suvarnabhumi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Meixian to Nairobi via Guangzhou Baiyun, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Nairobi via Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Hong Kong to Nairobi via Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Nairobi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Hong Kong to Nairobi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Nairobi via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$35 - $50
China Railways D-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$9 - $14
China Railways K-Class
Train from Guangzhou East Station to Meizhou
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $11
Hard sleeper
$18 - $22
Soft sleeper
$28 - $34
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Shenzhen Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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