The cheapest times to fly from JFK to KIS are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • February 19th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 20th
  • June 18th to July 15th

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 JFK to KIS is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $3755 for Thursday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1128 for Sunday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Kisumu

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Kisumu (KIS) will usually cost between $1128 to $2153 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $1246. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $2261. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1014 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1490 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to KIS flight.

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

JFK to KIS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to KIS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KIS, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kisumu, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New York. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $330 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1294. Return trip prices are from the KIS to JFK 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 JFK to KIS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK 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 JFK to KIS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $772
  • Average savings: $719 (48.22%)

See JFK to NBO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1416
  • Average savings: $74 (4.97%)

See JFK to MBA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, Asiana, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kisumu Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7184 miles or 11561 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to KIS flight is about 13 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Kisumu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from JFK to KIS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeKIS
Destination airport nameKisumu Airport


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