The cheapest times to fly from SAL to NBO are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • February 19th to June 3rd
  • September 10th to October 14th
  • 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 SAL to NBO is late September. Prices can be as high as $3071 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $1655 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Nairobi

Flying from San Salvador (SAL) to Nairobi (NBO) will usually cost between $1708 to $2909 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1712. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2925. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1213 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2021 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAL to NBO flight.

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

SAL to NBO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAL to NBO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Salvador. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NBO, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SAL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Nairobi, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Salvador. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $263 (12%) 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 $2063. Return trip prices are from the NBO to SAL 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 SAL to NBO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAL to NBO

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 SAL to NBO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Frankfurt (SAL > FRA > NBO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1181
  • Average savings: $840 (41.56%)

See SAL to IAH flights

Hack #2: Houston, TX (SAL > IAH > NBO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1191
  • Average savings: $830 (41.07%)

See SAL to FRA flights

Hack #3: Amsterdam (SAL > AMS > NBO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1211
  • Average savings: $811 (40.1%)

See SAL to AMS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Msgr Oscar A Romero and Galdamez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8650 miles or 13921 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAL to NBO flight is about 16 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between San Salvador and Nairobi?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSAL
Origination airport nameMsgr Oscar A Romero and Galdamez International Airport
CitySan Salvador
CountryEl Salvador

Return Airport

Destination codeNBO
Destination airport nameNairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport


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