Cheap flights from Nairobi to Kisumu

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Travelers usually depart from Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson when they travel from Nairobi to Kisumu. The distance between Nairobi and Kisumu is 280 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jambojet, Kenya Airways, Renegade Air, Safarilink Aviation, and Air Kenya. Nairobi and Kisumu have 91 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Safarilink Aviation on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

748 Air Services on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Jambojet on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Kenya Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Renegade Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Nairobi to Kisumu

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
JambojetJMAJMYes
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYes
Renegade AirRNGRNGYes
Safarilink AviationXLKF2Yes
Air KenyaXAKP2Yes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Nairobi to Kisumu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Nairobi and Kisumu takes around 0.88 hours.
What is the flight distance between Nairobi and Kisumu?
The flight distance between Nairobi and Kisumu is 280 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Nairobi and Kisumu?
Several carriers operate flights between Nairobi and Kisumu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Jambojet, 748 Air Services, Kenya Airways, Safarilink Aviation, Renegade Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Mombasa, Malindi, Ukunda, Entebbe, Eldoret, London, Lamu, Melbourne, Perth, Dublin, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam, Sydney, Mumbai, Juba, Maasai Mara, Kigali, Addis Ababa, Durban, Helsinki.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kisumu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kisumu and London, Mombasa, Johannesburg, Malindi, Birmingham, Ukunda, New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Mexico City, Bogotá, Dallas, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Francisco.
Which airports are there in Nairobi?
Nairobi is mainly served by Jomo Kenyatta International. But there are other airports nearby, including Wilson.
What airports are near Nairobi?
The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Nanyuki, Amboseli.
What airports are near Kisumu?
The main airport in Kisumu is Kisumu International. It is also served by Eldoret International, Kisumu International, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip, Mara North Airport, Maasai Mara Angama, Kitale.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Nairobi and Kisumu?
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