The cheapest times to fly from KIS to JFK are

  • January 15th to April 1st
  • April 16th to June 10th
  • November 12th to December 2nd

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 KIS to JFK is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2018 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $994 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Kisumu (KIS) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $995 to $1387 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1021. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1656. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $635 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1118 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KIS to JFK flight.

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

KIS to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KIS to JFK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kisumu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into KIS. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Kisumu. 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 Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1088. Return trip prices are from the JFK to KIS 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 KIS to JFK 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 KIS to JFK

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 KIS to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $914
  • Average savings: $205 (18.29%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from KIS to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeKIS
Origination airport nameKisumu Airport

Return Airport

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


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