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Introducing Nairobi


Nairobi is the industrial and political center of Kenya. a United Nations Office and a great number of public institutions are located here. Nairobi is also a center for safaris, so the city is a great location for adventure seekers. There are many reasons to visit this exciting city!

Nairobi is known for:


Entertainment and Shopping Nature and Wildlife Extreme Sports

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Machakos (63 km)
Nakuru (160 km)
Meru (225 km)
CURRENCY
Kenyan Shilling (KES)

COUNTRY CODE
+254

ELECTRIC POWER
G

TIME ZONE
GMT +3

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€2.05

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL
€21.56

Average Temperature

Nairobi airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can get from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Nairobi city center using the bus or passenger shuttle services. The bus service that runs between the airport and city center departs from in front of International Arrivals and charges 80 Kenyan shillings to make the 45 minute journey to the city center. As another alternative to taxis, you can get to the city center on the green and yellow Citi Hoppa passenger shuttle service which also costs 80 Kenyan shillings.

Average time from airport: 45 minutes

Distance from airport: 17 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for buses and shuttles, you can get to the city center using the Kenatco taxi service that operates from in front of Arrivals. The taxis charge a fixed fare of about 1,200–2,000 Kenyan shillings and the journey takes approximately 20–30 minutes. Please keep in mind that there are many unofficial taxis at the airport that should be avoided.

Average taxi price: 1200–2000 Kenyan shillings

CAR RENTAL:

Miles & Smiles members earn 100 Miles per day, up to maximum 1000 Miles. What’s more, rentals made through the website for 1 or 2 days earn an extra 250 Miles, while rentals for 3 or more days earn an extra 500 Miles.

Average car rental price: N/A


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