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How to find the cheapest flight from
Kigali (KGL) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best KGL to JNB flight in 2021: compare Kigali to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Kigali to Johannesburg?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 13% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kigali to Johannesburg?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 24 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Kigali to Johannesburg 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R1 712, or R1 756 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kigali to Johannesburg?

Flights from Kigali to Johannesburg lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Kigali to Johannesburg in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at R1 273.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kigali to Johannesburg (KGL - JNB)?

When flying from Kigali to Johannesburg, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 1% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Kigali to Johannesburg in July, August 2021

The best prices found for KGL to JNB flights in July, August
31 Aug - 30 Oct
R4 331pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
15 Aug - 17 Aug
R4 609pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
31 Aug - 2 Nov
R4 667pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl

Kigali to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Kigali found for this year
17 Sep - 23 Sep
R4 023pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
17 Sep - 22 Sep
R4 243pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
31 Aug - 30 Oct
R4 331pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Kigali

Save time with Kigali to Johannesburg direct flight deals
19 Sep - 21 Sep
R5 238pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
29 Aug - 31 Oct
R6 203pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Kigali

The cheapest one-way flights from Kigali to Johannesburg
10:30 - 20:15
Kenya Airways
1 stop
9h 45m
KGL - JNB
Kenya Airways
R2 546
mytrip.com
19:30 - 23:20
RwandAir
Direct
3h 50m
KGL - JNB
RwandAir
R4 755
Kiwi.com
21:45 - 7:35
Ethiopian Air
4 stops
33h 50m
KGL - JNB
Ethiopian Air
R12 905

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Kigali</span> to <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Kigali to Johannesburg

Can I find flights from Kigali to Johannesburg for under R4 389 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kigali to Johannesburg for under R4 389. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just R4 023, but on average you can expect to pay R5 691.

Which airlines flying from Kigali Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Kigali Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are RwandAir, South African, and Kenya Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Kigali to Johannesburg for under R5 852 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Kigali to Johannesburg under R5 852. A good price for a direct flight from Kigali to Johannesburg is less than R5 721.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 357 users have taken a look at flights from Kigali Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Does it rain more in Kigali or Johannesburg?

Kigali will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Johannesburg over the next 2 days.

Is Kigali weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 26 °C range in January. The weather in Johannesburg is generally hotter than Kigali's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Kigali to Johannesburg?

Departing from Kigali to Johannesburg will take you 3h 50m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Kigali to Johannesburg return?

Our cheapest airline available from Kigali to Johannesburg is Kenya Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R4 023 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are RwandAir and Ethiopian Air, starting at R4 828 and R7 696 round-trip. Kenya Airways is 30% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Kigali to Johannesburg one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Kenya Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R2 473. Users have also found prices from R4 682 and R4 945 on Kenya Airways and RwandAir, respectively.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kigali to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = R1,00
Average temperature for July in Johannesburg
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Johannesburg
4.0 mm

Airports servicing Kigali

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 4 airlines flying from Kigali to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Kigali to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
R266 R280 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
R271 R325 No cancel fee 82%
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RwandAir
R318 R356 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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South African
R332 R370 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Kigali to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kigali towards Johannesburg.
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Weekly flight availability
from Kigali to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kigali to Johannesburg.
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0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
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Wednesday
1 daily flight
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Friday
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