Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Lamu (LAU)
Whether you’re travelling from Nairobi to Lamu for vacations, business or family visits its always a smart choice to compare prices and make sure you’re getting the best deal before booking your travel. Travelling from the inland capital city of Kenya to the relaxed coastal island town of Lamu can be quite the journey but as soon as you reach the stunning East African shores you’ll feel the relaxed atmosphere that only Island life can provide.
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Distance and Flight Time
The average flying distance from Nairobi to Lamu is equal to 466 km or 274 miles and will take you around 2 hours and 10 minutes from the airport to airport. The trip offers you some time to relax, watch your favourite movie and by the time you finish your entertainment you should be preparing for landing. There are regular direct flights servicing the Nairobi to Lamu route from Skyward Express, Safarilink & Air Kenya Express. While there are also flights from Nairobi to Lamu Via Malindi with Fly 540.
If you prefer to get a better lay of the land you can also travel by road by hiring a car or booking a bus, travelling by road you will have to cover around 661 kilometres and travel to the town of Mpektoni. Once you’ve reached the town you will then need to find a ferry to take you over to Lamu Island which should take you just under 12 hours to complete the entire trip.
Not to Miss During Flights
You will get an amazing view of the country as you travel from the in lands to the east coast of Kenya. Enjoy the stunning views of the lush vegetation as you depart the capital city. During the flight, you may also catch a glimpse of the South Kitui National Reserve as well as the Tsavo East National Park in the distance. You will also have some great views of the coastline as you descend into Lamu Airpot.
Airport & Layover Tips
Explore this Kenyan Island airport also known as the Manda Airport. This county aport services regional and travellers each week with around 8 flights per week to the Island. This small airport won’t keep you in long queues when checking in and out for flights as traffic to and from the island is rather limited.
When leaving the airport with a range of rental car agencies, cabs, buses and shuttles all just a call away.