Cheap flights from Kisumu to Nairobi

Flights starting at $40. Choose between Jambojet, Safarilink Aviation, or Kenya Airways to find the best price.

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Book your trip to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson. The distance between Kisumu and Nairobi is 280 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jambojet, Safarilink Aviation, Kenya Airways, Renegade Air, and 748 Air Services. Kisumu and Nairobi have 94 direct flights per week.

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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 Kisumu to Nairobi

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

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kisumu to Nairobi?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kisumu and Nairobi takes around 0.87 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kisumu and Nairobi?
The flight distance between Kisumu and Nairobi is 280 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kisumu and Nairobi?
Several carriers operate flights between Kisumu and Nairobi. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Safarilink Aviation, Jambojet, Renegade Air, Kenya Airways, 748 Air Services.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kisumu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kisumu and Ukunda, Mombasa, Malindi, Nduli, Heraklion, Oaxaca, Cottbus.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Mombasa, Entebbe, Malindi, Ukunda, Eldoret, Addis Ababa, Lamu, New York, London, Juba, Zanzibar, Accra, Dar es Salaam, Kigali, Paris, Johannesburg, Lusaka, Cape Town, Mumbai, Dubai.
What airports are near Kisumu?
The main airport in Kisumu is Kisumu International. It is also served by Kisumu International, Eldoret International, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip, Kitale, Mara North Airport, Maasai Mara Angama.
What airports are near Nairobi?
The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Amboseli, Nanyuki.
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