The cheapest times to fly from KIS to ORD are

  • April 9th to May 13th
  • May 28th to August 5th (except the week of June 4th)
  • November 12th to November 25th
  • December 24th to February 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 ORD is mid June. Prices can be as high as $2686 for Wednesday flights during early March, or as low as $926 for Sunday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Kisumu (KIS) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $926 to $1431 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $1028. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $1460. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $432 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1218 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KIS to ORD flight.

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

KIS to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KIS to ORD 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

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Kisumu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $658 (29%) 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 $1111. Return trip prices are from the ORD 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 ORD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking KIS to ORD

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 ORD — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1028
  • Average savings: $190 (15.6%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from KIS to ORD? 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, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Kisumu Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7854 miles or 12640 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KIS to ORD flight is about 15 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Kisumu and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from KIS to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KIS
Origination airport name Kisumu Airport
City Kisumu
Country Kenya
Latitude -0.1
Longitude 34.7

Return Airport

Destination code ORD
Destination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9


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