Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Nairobi (NBO)

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

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to NBO flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Nairobi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nairobi.
SFO - NB0
Price
$784 - $1,400
NB0
Temperature
62.6 - 69.8 °F
NB0
Precipitation
0.4 - 6.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$784

From San Francisco to Nairobi

One-way from

$598

One-way flight from San Francisco to Nairobi

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Nairobi (SFO - NB0)?

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

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Nairobi, book at least 59 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,111 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,152.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Nairobi from San Francisco with a flight ticket averaging about $1,022. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $578. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Nairobi in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to NBO flights for October, November
8 Nov - 24 Nov
$677pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Nov - 24 Nov
$687pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
15 Nov - 23 Nov
$690pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Nairobi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nairobi from San Francisco found for this year
8 Nov - 24 Nov
$677pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Nov - 24 Nov
$687pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
15 Nov - 23 Nov
$690pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Nairobi

Late deals on round-trip flights to Nairobi from San Francisco, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 5 Dec
$700pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
30 Oct - 14 Nov
$757pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 14 Nov
$778pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Nairobi from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Nairobi
7:35 pm - 5:00 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
34h 25m
SFO - NBO
American Airlines
5:40 pm - 4:15 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
35h 35m
SFO - NBO
United Airlines
$614
United
7:03 pm - 4:15 pm
Air Canada
3 Stops
34h 12m
SFO - NBO
Air Canada
$620
Air Canada

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Nairobi</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Nairobi

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

Most people fly from San Francisco (SFO) if they book a flight from San Francisco to Nairobi. On average, San Francisco has 0 outbound flights to Nairobi per day from 13 airlines. San Francisco is conveniently located just 11.8 mi from San Francisco’s city center.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to Nairobi that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, Lufthansa, and Turkish Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Nairobi for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Nairobi for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Brussels Airlines for just $648, but on average you can expect to pay $680.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Nairobi for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Nairobi within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Nairobi round-trip?

Flying on Brussels Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Nairobi, with prices starting at $648. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and Air France, with the lowest prices starting at $673 and $677, respectively. Brussels Airlines is priced at 36% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Nairobi are Turkish Airlines ($489), Lufthansa ($561), and United Airlines ($565).

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Nairobi?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $407. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl) can be booked for $654 on average our data indicates $2,177 when flying from San Francisco to Nairobi

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Nairobi.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nairobi, Kenya

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Nairobi

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Nairobi.

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers, including those in transit, are required to complete the traveler's Health Surveillance Form online before departure.


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

Returning to San Francisco from Nairobi

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

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

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Destination information for Nairobi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Nairobi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 110.00
Average temperature for October in Nairobi
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Nairobi
1.5 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Nairobi

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl (NBO)
Nairobi Wilson (WIL)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Nairobi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Nairobi 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
SWISS
$556 $776 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$638 $1,385 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$704 $1,105 No cancel fee 76%
Turkish Airlines
$780 $1,254 No cancel fee 77%
United Airlines
$810 $1,505 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$854 $1,131 No cancel fee 71%
Air France
$885 $1,296 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$889 $1,241 No cancel fee 70%
KLM
$893 $1,401 No cancel fee 75%
Air Canada
$907 $1,474 No cancel fee 67%
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