Average cost of trip to Nairobi (Kenya)
Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Nairobi (Kenya)Updated April 22, 2020
How much money are you going to need for your trip to Nairobi (Kenya)? You should plan to spend around Ksh19,121.82 ($130.94) per day on your trip to Nairobi (Kenya) for one person and Ksh23,348.07 ($159.88) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (Ksh14,895.57 $102.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (Ksh3,239.06 $22.18) and some entertainment (Ksh5,213.45 $35.70) for two. Find more about Nairobi (Kenya) travel budget in 2020 below.
How much will a one-week trip to Nairobi (Kenya) cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Nairobi (Kenya) is around Ksh251,372.87 ($1,721.32) for one person and around Ksh377,624.10 ($2,585.85) for a couple including flights. September is the cheapest month to go to Nairobi (Kenya).
💰 Is it expensive to visit Nairobi (Kenya)?
A lot of people want to visit Nairobi (Kenya) and wonder what the budget would be like. Like with any vacation, the cost depends on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see or how you want to spend time. We're colleting all these travel costs from other travellers just like you, so you can make a better estimate of the budget for a trip that matches your own preferences.
✈ Cost of flights to Nairobi from
How much does it cost to fly to Nairobi? High season for flights to Nairobi (Kenya) spans from July to August — prepare to pay $802.00 and more for your return flight to Nairobi (Kenya). The period from January to June is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $611.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!
🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Nairobi
How much do hotels charge per night in Nairobi? High season in Nairobi (Kenya) runs from September to November. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $155.00. Low season spans from December to January. You can get a room for a night for as low as $49.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.
3*, 4* Hotels. Double rooms in 3*, 4* Hotels cost around $117.67 per night, but prices can go up to 31% higher during high season.
AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $28.36 per night, but prices can go up to 446% higher during high season.
|Added||Type of Accomodation||Month of Stay||Price Per Night, $|
|Sept. 21, 2021||AirBnB||September||$27.40|
|Sept. 16, 2021||AirBnB||September||$27.40|
|Sept. 11, 2021||AirBnB||September||$25.40|
|Sept. 6, 2021||AirBnB||September||$27.40|
|Sept. 1, 2021||AirBnB||September||$26.20|
|Aug. 27, 2021||AirBnB||August||$24.80|
|Aug. 22, 2021||AirBnB||August||$24.40|
|Aug. 17, 2021||AirBnB||August||$23.40|
|Aug. 12, 2021||AirBnB||August||$24.40|
|Aug. 7, 2021||AirBnB||August||$25.20|
🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Nairobi
How much does food in Nairobi cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Nairobi is Ksh0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Nairobi would cost you around Ksh410.36 ($2.81). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around Ksh1,930.58 ($13.22). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.
How much do drinks cost? A bottle of water in Nairobi is around Ksh78.86 ($0.54). A soft drink is around Ksh87.62 ($0.60) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around Ksh294.99 ($2.02) when you buy it in a bar.
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🥤 Soft Drink||Ksh87.62 ≈$0.60|
|💧 Bottle of Water||Ksh78.86 ≈$0.54|
|🥤 Soft Drink||—|
|🍺 Beer||Ksh294.99 ≈$2.02|
|🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||—|
|🍽 Dinner for Two||Ksh1,930.58 ≈$13.22|
|🌯 Street Food||Ksh410.36 ≈$2.81|
|🍿 Local Snack||—|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||Ksh68.64 $0.47|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||Ksh204.45 $1.40|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||Ksh1,020.78 $6.99|
|April 23, 2020||🌯 Street Food||Ksh1,020.78 $6.99|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||Ksh681.98 $4.67|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||Ksh4,094.82 $28.04|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||Ksh477.53 $3.27|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||Ksh87.62 $0.60|
|April 23, 2020||💧 Bottle of Water||Ksh78.86 $0.54|
|April 20, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||Ksh68.64 $0.47|
🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Nairobi
What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Nairobi?
|🏰 Group Tour||—|
|🤹 Show or Theatre||Ksh1,092.34 ≈$7.48|
|🕺 Night Club||—|
|Added||Type of Entertainment of Activity||Price, KES|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||Ksh1,092.34 $7.48|
🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Nairobi
How much does airport transfer cost in Nairobi? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately Ksh254.10 ($1.74).
How much does airport transfer cost in Nairobi? Renting a car in Nairobi would cost you around Ksh13,181.12 ($90.26) a day.
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🚍 Airport Transfer||—|
|🚖 Taxi||Ksh254.10 ≈$1.74|
|🚉 Public Transport||Ksh108.07 ≈$0.74|
|🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||Ksh13,181.12 ≈$90.26|
|🏍 Motorbike Rental, per day||—|
|Added||Type of Transport||Price, KES|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||Ksh273.09 $1.87|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||Ksh109.53 $0.75|
|April 17, 2020||🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||Ksh14,249.51 $97.58|
|April 17, 2020||🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||Ksh14,605.75 $100.02|
|April 17, 2020||🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||Ksh13,715.16 $93.92|
|April 17, 2020||🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||Ksh12,824.56 $87.82|
|April 17, 2020||🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||Ksh12,646.44 $86.60|
|April 17, 2020||🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||Ksh11,399.61 $78.06|
|April 17, 2020||🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||Ksh13,358.92 $91.48|
|April 17, 2020||🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||Ksh12,468.32 $85.38|
☀ Weather in Nairobi
The hottest season in Nairobi runs from January to April. The average temperature is around 28 °C. The rainy season is from October to December with average rainfall of 90mm.
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