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

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

The best prices from San Francisco to Nairobi are usually found in April or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

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

SFO - NB0
Price
$784 - $1,400
NB0
Temperature
73.4 - 82.4 °F
NB0
Rainfall
0.6 - 5.9 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

$465

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.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Nairobi?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Nairobi. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save up to 4% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to Nairobi from $846 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $905 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from San Francisco to Nairobi lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Nairobi in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $738.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Nairobi (SFO - NB0)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Nairobi is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Nairobi in April, May 2021

19 Apr - 8 Jun
$674pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Apr - 8 Jun
$679pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
23 Apr - 30 Apr
$681pp
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

27 Jun - 20 Jul
$672pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Apr - 8 Jun
$674pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jun - 22 Jul
$678pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Nairobi

19 Apr - 8 Jun
$674pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Apr - 5 Jun
$679pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Apr - 5 Jun
$689pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Nairobi from San Francisco

6:40 am - 5:00 pm
British Airways
2 Stops
48h 20m
SFO - NBO
British Airways
$465
KAYAK
3:55 pm - 4:10 pm
SWISS
2 Stops
38h 15m
SFO - NBO
SWISS
$471
swiss
2:20 pm - 10:55 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
22h 35m
SFO - NBO
Turkish Airlines

Related info for your journey

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Nairobi

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Nairobi due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Nairobi for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Nairobi to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Francisco to Nairobi. Policies will vary by airline.

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 Lufthansa for just $672, but on average you can expect to pay $703.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Nairobi for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Nairobi, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Nairobi?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 82 °F range in February. The weather in Nairobi is generally hotter than San Francisco's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Nairobi?

Airlines like Lufthansa, Delta, and Turkish Airlines fly from San Francisco to Nairobi in about 20h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 40m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Lufthansa, at $672, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Nairobi.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Delta and American Airlines. Lufthansa is 34% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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 British Airways ($376), Lufthansa ($467), and SWISS ($471).

Related searches

Flights to Nairobi from San Francisco
Flights to San Francisco Flights to Nairobi Flights from San Francisco

Rent a Car

Car Rentals in Nairobi

Destination information for Nairobi

Today's exchange rate
$1 = Sh 106.21
Average temperature for April in Nairobi
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Nairobi
4.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Nairobi

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

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Nairobi

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SWISS
$556 $776 No cancel fee 79%
Lufthansa
$704 $1,105 No cancel fee 76%
American Airlines
$854 $1,131 No cancel fee 71%
British Airways
$889 $1,241 No cancel fee 70%
Turkish Airlines
$780 $1,254 No cancel fee 77%
Qatar Airways
$940 $1,264 No cancel fee 68%
Air France
$885 $1,296 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$638 $1,385 No cancel fee N/A
Emirates
$1,006 $1,397 No cancel fee 75%
KLM
$893 $1,401 No cancel fee 75%
Home Africa Kenya Nairobi Cheap flights from San Francisco to Nairobi