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There are 3 ways to get from Nairobi to Democratic Republic of the Congo by plane or car

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Fly to Lubumbashi  •  3h 3m

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Lubumbashi (FBM) NBO - FBM

2 alternative options

Fly to Kinshasa  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Kinshasa (FIH) NBO - FIH

Drive  •  2 days 19h

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Kinshasa 3751.1 km

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Democratic Republic of the Congo due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Domestic travel is restricted within Democratic Republic of the Congo due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Kenya

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Democratic Republic of the Congo is to fly which costs $400 - $490 and takes 3h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Democratic Republic of the Congo is to fly which costs $400 - $650 and takes 3h 3m.

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The distance between Nairobi and Democratic Republic of the Congo is 1456 km. The road distance is 3751.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3h 3m to get from Nairobi to Democratic Republic of the Congo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Lubumbashi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Democratic Republic of the Congo is 3751 km. It takes approximately 2 days 19h to drive from Nairobi to Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Kenya Airways offers flights from Nairobi Airport to Lubumbashi Airport.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $35 - $45.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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  • Distance: 1456.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 3m

What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Kenya Airways flies from Nairobi to Lubumbashi 5 times a week.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Lubumbashi
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Flights from Nairobi to Lubumbashi via Ndola
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Flights from Nairobi to Kinshasa
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200

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