Flights from San Francisco to Nairobi

San Francisco and Nairobi airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US

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    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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Airports in Nairobi , KE

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    Jomo Kenyatta Intl (NBO)

    Distance from City Center: 8.4 miles

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Featured Nairobi Airport Hotels

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Hilton Nairobi

4 stars
3.5 / 5 10 reviews

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Experience Kenya from the Hilton Nairobi hotel, situated in the capital city's central business district, one block away from the Kenyatta International Conference Center and only 25 minutes from... More

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Sarova Stanley

5 stars
4.3 / 5 11 reviews

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...The hotel is 19km from Nairobi International Airport. More

Hotel only $134

SAROVA PANAFRIC

3 stars
4.3 / 5 12 reviews

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...Sitting on a small hill in an upmarket residential suburb of Nairobi, half a kilometre from the city centre and 18 kms from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. More

Hotel only $235

Laico Regency Nairobi Hotel

2 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

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The laico regency hotel is situated on uhuru highway/loita street, in the city centre. It is next to the barclays plaza building and the libyan embassy on loita street. The hotel is close to the... More

Hotel only $185

Sankara Nairobi

3 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

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...20 km from Jomo Kenyatta International airport and only 9 km away from the United Nations Headquarters.... More

March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from San Francisco to Nairobi

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Leave Fri, Mar 13 San Francisco (SFO) Nairobi (NBO) Etihad Airways $1,124
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Return Sun, Mar 22 Nairobi (NBO) San Francisco (SFO) Etihad Airways
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April

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from San Francisco to Nairobi

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Leave Sun, Apr 26 San Francisco (SFO) Nairobi (NBO) Turkish Airlines $991
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Return Sun, May 3 Nairobi (NBO) San Francisco (SFO) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in April from San Francisco to Nairobi

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Apr 26 San Francisco (SFO) Nairobi (NBO) Turkish Airlines $991
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Return Sun, May 3 Nairobi (NBO) San Francisco (SFO) Turkish Airlines
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May

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from San Francisco to Nairobi

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Leave Sat, May 16 San Francisco (SFO) Nairobi (NBO) Air France $1,064
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Return Sat, May 30 Nairobi (NBO) San Francisco (SFO) Air France
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Flights to Nairobi

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is one of the largest airports in Africa, and it sees thousands of people pass through its gates every day. When you visit this area, choose from flights to Nairobi on Orbitz.com. These cheap flights leave you with more money for your vacation. The airport is less than 10 miles from Nairobi's business district and less than 20 minutes from the downtown area. A wide range of airlines fly to and from the airport, including JetLink, Nasair, and Virgin Atlantic.

Transportation From the Airport

Budget and Avis are just two of the well known rental car agencies with offices at the airport. When you rent a car, you might pay $30 or more per day. The airport also has several taxis available, including Jatco Taxi and New Jambo Taxi. You must pay a fee for pickup at the airport and a fee for every mile between the airport and your hotel.

Weather in Nairobi

Nairobi has moderate temperatures throughout the year. The average low is in the low 50s and the average high is in the low-to-mid 70s year-round. Locals refer to the late spring and early winter as the rainy season.

Top Tourist Spots

The top spots for tourists in Nairobi are outdoor attractions like the Nairobi National Park. Indoor attractions include the Nairobi Railway Museum or the Solar Ice Rink. Orbitz.com can give you cheap tickets to some of these top destinations, and you can book those tickets when you choose your flight. With discount tickets on flights to Nairobi, Orbitz.com makes it easy to plan your vacation.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Nairobi on Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/Kenya Airways AA6189/KQ101 SFO 8:00 PM NBO 6:30 AM 744/788 23hr 30min
Finnair/Kenya Airways AY5526/KQ101 SFO 8:00 PM NBO 6:30 AM 744/788 23hr 30min
British Airways/Kenya Airways BA286/KQ101 SFO 8:00 PM NBO 6:30 AM 744/788 23hr 30min
Iberia/Kenya Airways IB4670/KQ101 SFO 8:00 PM NBO 6:30 AM 744/788 23hr 30min
Lufthansa/Kenya Airways LH9379/KQ101 SFO 7:25 PM NBO 6:30 AM 777/788 24hr 5min
United Airlines/Kenya Airways UA930/KQ101 SFO 7:25 PM NBO 6:30 AM 777/788 24hr 5min
US Airways/Kenya Airways US7143/KQ101 SFO 8:00 PM NBO 6:30 AM 744/788 23hr 30min