Airtel Kenya – How to buy Airtel airtime via Mpesa paybill number

Airtel Kenya is among the leading and fast growing telecommunication network firms in the Kenyan market. The company provides very affordable network for all their customers. With Airtel Kenya, customers can easily make calls, send SMSs, and use Airtel Money. Furthermore they can easily enjoy the most affordable data bundles for internet connections.

The Airtel airtime is easily available in the market. Customers can conveniently get Airtel airtime from the big shops, small shops and also in the kiosks all over Kenya. Some times it may be hard to get Airtel airtime especially at night. Hence, in such a situation, the customer can easily use the Airtel paybill number for Mpesa.

With Airtel paybill number for Mpesa, customers do not have to hassle running from one shop to another searching for Airtel scratch cards. A customer can easily buy Airtel airtime via Mpesa at the comfort of their homes, offices and even on the move.

Airtel Kenya provides very flexible and affordable services for all Kenyans. They allow free calls on Airtel to Airtel and only 2 bob to other networks. Airtel Kenya also provides internet bundles at a very affordable price. For example,1GB for only 99 bob for 24hrs and 3GB for only 500 bob for 30 days. To buy Airtel bundles dial *544#. Also, to check Airtel airtime balance, dial *133#.

How to buy Airtel Kenya airtime via Mpesa paybill number

How to buy Airtel Kenya airtime via Mpesa paybill number

  1. On your phone, go the Mpesa menu
  2. Select lipa na Mpesa
  3. Choose paybill
  4. The business number is 220220
  5. Enter your Airtel number as the account number I.e. AIRTXXXXXXX
  6. The amount that to pay
  7. Enter Mpesa PIN then press OK
  8. Confirm if the transaction is correct via Hakikisha and then press OK.

The good thing with buying Airtel airtime with Mpesa is the Mpesa Kadogo. This means zero Mpesa chargers for transactions of kshs.100 and below. Hence if an individual wishes to buy an Airtel airtime of any amount less than 100 bob, it’s free.

Other than Airtel Kenya, customers can also use Mpesa to buy Telkom airtime and Equitel airtime. Customers can also use Mpesa paybill numbers to pay for bills, school fees. Furthermore, they can also pay for utility bills such as GOtv, KPLC Tokens, Nairobi Water, and Viusasa and so on.

Airtel Kenya provides very affordable services for all. They provide products and services aimed at making life easier for all their customers.

For example the Airtel Wi-Fi on the go modem for only Kshs.4, 499. The modem connects up to 15 devices. 4GMiFi provides high speed and comes with a removable and chargeable battery.

Another example is the Airtel Money. With Airtel Money, customers can easily receive and send money to their friends and families.  Also it is very convenient for businesses especially while making business payments.

Airtel money enables customers to easily paybills for free. That is customers can easily pay for their utility bills without incurring any charges. Hence customers can easily pay for KPLC bills, KPLC prepaid tokens, Nairobi water, Zuku, DStv and so on.

Airtel Customer Care

Airtel mobile – 100 or 0733 100 100

Email –

*100# – for easy self service option