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How to find the cheapest flight from
USA to Kenya

All the information you need to plan the best null to NBO flight in 2022: compare USA to Kenya flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kenya.
What is the cheapest month to fly from USA to Kenya?

April can be a great time to fly to Kenya from USA with a flight ticket averaging about $1,079. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $738. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from USA to Kenya (US - KE)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from USA to Kenya as you normally would.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from USA to Kenya at least 16 days early can save you up to 4% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 16 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from USA to Kenya for as little as $846 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $905 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from USA to Kenya in May, June 2022

The best prices found for USA to Kenya flights for May, June
23 May - 5 Jun
$705pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
23 May - 5 Jun
$747pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
23 May - 5 Jun
$768pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

USA to Kenya 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kenya from USA found for this year
3 Nov - 20 Nov
$610pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
19 Nov - 28 Nov
$611pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
1 Nov - 9 Nov
$612pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Non-stop flights to Kenya from USA

Save time with USA to Kenya direct flight deals
12 Oct - 22 Oct
$746pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
30 Oct - 10 Nov
$801pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
30 Sep - 11 Oct
$834pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Kenya Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from USA to Kenya

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kenya from USA, departing today and this week
23 May - 5 Jun
$705pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
23 May - 5 Jun
$747pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
     
3 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
23 May - 5 Jun
$768pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Kenya from United States

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to Kenya
4:45 am - 4:20 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
28h 35m
DCA - NBO
United Airlines
$481
United
9:45 am - 6:30 am
Kenya Airways
Nonstop
13h 45m
JFK - NBO
Kenya Airways
$486
Kiwi.com
6:55 pm - 10:45 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
20h 50m
IAD - NBO
Turkish Airlines
$487
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Flight FAQs

From USA to Kenya

Which airlines flying from United States to Kenya have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Qatar Airways, Delta, and Turkish Airlines flying from United States to Kenya have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from USA to Kenya for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to Kenya for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $612, but on average you can expect to pay $673.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to Kenya for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to Kenya under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to Kenya is less than $886.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to Kenya for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to Kenya within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Kenya Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $403. Egypt Air flights start at $414 while deals on United Airlines start at $481 one-way.

What airports serve USA to Kenya flights?

When traveling to Kenya from the USA, there are many airports available to depart from. One of the most common is John F. Kennedy International Airport that leaves from New York City. This is the busiest airport in New York and the sixth busiest in the United States as a whole. It is a hub for JetBlue, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. While there are several destinations to land in when reaching Kenya, the most popular is Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. This airport is nine miles from the central business district of Nairobi and has flights to 50 different countries.

Which airlines fly directly from the USA to Kenya?

There are a limited number of nonstop, direct flights originating in the United States and going to Kenya. Each of them departs through JFK International Airport and flies into Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Airport. These flights last about 14h 00m and are offered by Kenya Airways. While these are the only direct flights into Kenya, there are many stopover flights. Those coming from New York City are offered by airlines including Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, and SriLankan Airlines. Detroit Wayne County Airport has flights to Kenya from Spirit Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Qatar Airways.

What are the stopover options between the USA to Kenya?

If you are traveling into Nairobi from Detroit, there are several stops that may be made on the flight. Flights with at least two stops are less expensive than those with only one, but they tend to be longer flights. Some of the stopover locations include Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport, Istanbul Airport, and Logan International Boston Airport. Stopover flights are also available into other airports such as Angama Mara Airport and Keekorok Airport in Maasai Mara. Some stops that you may experience include Nairobi Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, and Istanbul Airport.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from the USA to Kenya?

Flying to Kenya from the USA requires a passport valid for at least six months from the entry date into the country. Visas are also required along with a return ticket.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kenya

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kenya from USA?

Information is based on travel restrictions from USA to Kenya

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA 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 USA from Kenya?

Returning to USA 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 USA.

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

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Destination points for flights from USA to Kenya

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Destination information for Kenya

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from USA to Kenya.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 115.37
Flight duration from United States to Kenya
14h 22m

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 USA to Kenya

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA 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
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $17 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

JetBlue
$412 $1,062 No cancel fee 62%
KLM
$541 $1,022 No cancel fee 75%
British Airways
$560 $978 No cancel fee 70%
Brussels Airlines
$567 $1,013 No cancel fee N/A
Turkish Airlines
$569 $990 No cancel fee 77%
American Airlines
$609 $804 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$613 $840 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$618 $857 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$624 $1,122 No cancel fee 76%
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