Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Kenya

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Kenya

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to NBO flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Kenya flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kenya.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Kenya (SFO - KE)?

When flying from San Francisco to Kenya, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Kenya?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 59 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 59 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco to Kenya 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,111, or $1,152 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Kenya?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Kenya from San Francisco average $1,022. You can even find prices in April for less than $1,022, as users have found deals to Kenya from as low as $578. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Kenya from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 37%.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Kenya in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to Kenya flights for May, June
20 May - 22 May
$1,026pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 May - 27 May
$1,032pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
21 May - 28 May
$1,033pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Kenya 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kenya from San Francisco found for this year
28 Sep - 7 Nov
$812pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Sep - 7 Nov
$818pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
28 Oct - 9 Nov
$819pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Kenya

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kenya from San Francisco, departing today and this week
27 May - 12 Jun
$1,433pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 May - 12 Jun
$1,448pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
26 May - 12 Jun
$1,489pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Kenya from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Kenya
2:15 pm - 10:45 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
22h 30m
SFO - NBO
Turkish Airlines
$785
oojo
2:00 am - 6:00 pm
Delta
2 Stops
30h 00m
SFO - NBO
Delta
$814
Delta
4:25 pm - 5:20 pm
Air France
1 Stop
38h 55m
SFO - NBO
Air France

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Kenya

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Kenya?

Located just 11.8 mi from the city center, San Francisco (SFO) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Kenya from San Francisco.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Kenya have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Kenya have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qatar Airways, Delta, and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qatar Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Kenya for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Kenya for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $812, but on average you can expect to pay $842.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Kenya for under $1,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Kenya within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Kenya one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Turkish Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $511. Air France flights start at $568 while deals on Delta start at $719 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Kenya?

On average you can expect to pay $2,294 for a flight from San Francisco to Kenya. The cheapest flight overall is $551 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl) is currently priced at $812.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Kenya?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Kenya.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to Kenya?

When deciding which route to take from San Francisco to Kenya consider San Francisco - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl, San Francisco - Mombasa Moi Intl or San Francisco - Malindi as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kenya

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kenya from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Kenya

Most visitors from San Francisco need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kenya.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kenya.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Kenya.

Documents
Health Surveillance Form - Travelers, including those in transit, are required to complete the traveler's Health Surveillance Form online at “jitenge” platform before travel.

Electronic Visitor Visa - To visit Kenya for Business or Tourism, you require a visa.

An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.



East African Visitor Visa - This visa is for travelers visiting Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda for tourism during one trip. You can travel freely between these three countries, entering and exiting each country multiple times. You must start your trip in Kenya. The visa becomes invalid if you travel outside of these countries.

An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.



Symptom Tracing App - Travelers must submit daily health information to the Jitenge MoH Kenya platform for 14 consecutive days.


Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Kenya?

Returning to San Francisco from Kenya

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kenya must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kenya are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Destination points for flights from San Francisco to Kenya

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Kenya.
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Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing

Eldoret (EDL)
Maasai Mara Mara North (HKR)
Mtito Andei Kilaguni (ILU)
Meru National Park Mulika Lodge (JJM)
Kisumu (KIS)
Maasai Mara Kichwa Tembo Airstrip (KTJ)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Kenya

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Kenya choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$609 $744 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$614 $842 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$645 $1,057 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$661 $850 No cancel fee 77%
Brussels Airlines
$681 $839 No cancel fee N/A
Turkish Airlines
$688 $1,366 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$729 $1,078 No cancel fee 70%
Qatar Airways
$766 $1,041 No cancel fee 68%
Emirates
$778 $918 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$781 $1,208 No cancel fee 69%
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