The cheapest times to fly from NBO to SUN are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the weeks of February 19th, February 26th, and May 14th)
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 22nd)

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 NBO to SUN is mid April. Prices can be as high as $2772 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1048 for Wednesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to Sun Valley

Flying from Nairobi (NBO) to Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID (SUN) will usually cost between $1124 to $2419 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $1250. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2365. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1115 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1681 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NBO to SUN flight.

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

NBO to SUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NBO to SUN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Nairobi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sun Valley, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Nairobi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $103 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1706. Return trip prices are from the SUN to NBO 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 NBO to SUN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from NBO to SUN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Boise Air Terminal Airport (BOI) in Boise, ID

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from SUN
  • Usually 32.28% less expensive than SUN
  • 2-layover flights available

See NBO to BOI flights

Destination alternative #2: Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) in Idaho Falls, ID

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from SUN
  • Usually 14.13% less expensive than SUN
  • 2-layover flights available

See NBO to IDA flights


Flight Hacking NBO to SUN

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 NBO to SUN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (NBO > LAX > SUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1271
  • Average savings: $410 (24.37%)

See NBO to SEA flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (NBO > SEA > SUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1271
  • Average savings: $410 (24.37%)

See NBO to LAX flights

Hack #3: Sacramento, CA (NBO > SMF > SUN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1284
  • Average savings: $397 (23.59%)

See NBO to SMF flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from NBO to SUN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Friedman Memorial Airport to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9025 miles or 14524 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from NBO to SUN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NBO to SUN flight is about 17 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Nairobi and Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NBO
Origination airport name Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
City Nairobi
Country Kenya
Latitude -1.3
Longitude 36.9

Return Airport

Destination code SUN
Destination airport name Friedman Memorial Airport
City Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 43.5
Longitude -114.3


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