Cheap flights from Kigali to Johannesburg

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Kigali (KGL) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best KGL to JNB flight in 2022: compare Kigali to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
KGL - JNB
Price
R290 - R689
JNB
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
JNB
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 45% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

R5 054

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

R4 580

From Kigali Intl to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Kigali to Johannesburg?

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Johannesburg from Kigali. Prices for October average R5 965 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R4 501. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a October flight can save you 82% on your journey compared to booking in March

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Kigali to Johannesburg?

Flights from Kigali to Johannesburg are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Johannesburg.

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 June, July 2022

The best prices found for KGL to JNB flights in June, July
8 Jul - 25 Nov
R5 101pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
9 Jul - 13 Jul
R5 307pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
12 Jul - 15 Jul
R5 338pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl

Kigali Intl to Johannesburg 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Kigali found for this year
8 Jul - 25 Nov
R5 101pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
9 Jul - 13 Jul
R5 307pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
12 Jul - 15 Jul
R5 338pp
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
9 Jul - 25 Nov
R5 101pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
9 Jul - 12 Jul
R5 307pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
12 Jul - 16 Jul
R5 528pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl

Last-minute flights from Kigali to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Kigali, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 26 Nov
R11 561pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
7 Jul - 25 Nov
R12 477pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
7 Jul - 25 Nov
R12 919pp
KGL
Kigali Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
5:40 - 11:00
RwandAir
1 stop
5h 20m
KGL - JNB
RwandAir
R6 917
9:30 - 19:15
Kenya Airways
1 stop
9h 45m
KGL - JNB
Kenya Airways
R7 123
Expedia
6:35 - 20:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
13h 40m
KGL - JNB
Multiple Airlines
R8 244
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Kigali to Johannesburg

What airport do you fly from for flights from Kigali to Johannesburg?

If you book a flight to Johannesburg from Kigali, you will be flying from Kigali Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Kigali Intl (KGL) is located 5,2 km from the centre of Kigali. There is 1 flight from Kigali Intl to Johannesburg per day from 3 different airlines.

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

South African, Kenya Airways, and RwandAir are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Kigali to Johannesburg for under R5 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kigali to Johannesburg for under R5 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on RwandAir for just R5 101, but on average you can expect to pay R5 780.

Are there direct flights from Kigali to Johannesburg for under R5 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Kigali to Johannesburg under R5 200. A good price for a direct flight from Kigali to Johannesburg is less than R7 549.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kigali to Johannesburg for under R11 600?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Kigali to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R11 600.

What days are direct flights available from Kigali to Johannesburg?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Wednesday.

How popular is this Kigali to Johannesburg flight route?

The Kigali Intl to Johannesburg flight path was viewed by 357 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Kigali to Johannesburg on average per day?

Per day, 2 flights depart from Kigali to Johannesburg on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Kigali to Johannesburg?

There are many flights that can get you from Kigali to Johannesburg in 5h 20m. Fly via RwandAir, Kenya Airways, or Ethiopian Air to get the fastest option. There are 2709 km between Kigali and Johannesburg. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Kigali to Johannesburg round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Kigali to Johannesburg is RwandAir. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R5 101 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Air, starting at R5 338 and R7 344 round-trip. RwandAir is priced at 14% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

R2 906 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Kenya Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on RwandAir and Ethiopian Air, with prices starting from R3 301 and R6 681, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Kigali to Johannesburg?

The cheapest flight price from Kigali to Johannesburg is R5 138. On average you can expect to pay R7 316. The most popular route, (Kigali Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for R6 207.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Kigali to Johannesburg?

The most popular airlines flying from Kigali to Johannesburg are Kenya Airways, South African and RwandAir. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from Kigali?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Kigali Intl to Johannesburg

Most visitors from Kigali Intl can enter Johannesburg without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kigali Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kigali Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Kigali from Johannesburg?

Returning to Kigali Intl from Johannesburg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 72 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Kigali Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Kigali Intl.

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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
Flight duration from KGL to Johannesburg
3h 50m
Average temperature for June in Johannesburg
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Johannesburg
12.0 mm

Airports servicing Kigali

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 3 airlines flying from Kigali Intl 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
Kenya Airways
R4 237 R4 592 No cancel fee 82%
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RwandAir
R4 944 R5 513 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.

Search RwandAir flights
South African
R5 249 R5 844 No cancel fee 78%
Search South African flights

Hourly flight availability from Kigali to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kigali towards Johannesburg.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 72% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Kigali to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kigali to Johannesburg.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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