The cheapest times to fly from IAD to KIS are

  • March 26th to July 29th
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from IAD to KIS is early May. Prices can be as high as $6996 for Thursday flights during mid August, or as low as $1693 for Monday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Kisumu

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Kisumu (KIS) will usually cost between $1862 to $6256 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $1947. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $5722. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3775 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3983 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to KIS flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAD to KIS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

IAD to KIS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to KIS flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KIS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into IAD. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kisumu, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Washington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $951 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2781. Return trip prices are from the KIS to IAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IAD to KIS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 18 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAD to KIS

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from IAD to KIS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (IAD > NBO > KIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $875
  • Average savings: $3108 (78.04%)

See IAD to NBO flights

Hack #2: Mombasa (IAD > MBA > KIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1285
  • Average savings: $2698 (67.75%)

See IAD to MBA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (IAD > JFK > KIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1651
  • Average savings: $2332 (58.56%)

See IAD to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IAD to KIS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, Asiana, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kisumu Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7401 miles or 11911 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IAD to KIS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to KIS flight is about 14 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Kisumu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from IAD to KIS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIAD
Origination airport nameWashington Dulles International Airport
CityWashington, DC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeKIS
Destination airport nameKisumu Airport


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