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Flights to Kigali in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR4 609Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip fromR4 769From Johannesburg to Kigali Intl
One-way fromR160One-way flight from Johannesburg to Kigali Intl (KGL)

Cheap flights to Kigali in May, June 2022

The best prices found for KGL flights for May, June
6 Jun - 14 Jun
R4 513pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Jun - 26 Jun
R4 753pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Jun - 26 Jun
R4 801pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Kigali 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kigali found for this year
6 Jun - 14 Jun
R4 513pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Jun - 26 Jun
R4 753pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Jul - 22 Jul
R4 769pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Kigali

Late deals on return flights to Kigali, departing today and this week
24 May - 28 May
R4 849pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 May - 27 May
R5 361pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 May - 30 May
R6 001pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Kigali Intl from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Kigali Intl

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kigali Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kigali Intl.

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

Documents
Passenger Locator Form - Persons of 5 years and over must complete the form 72 hours prior to departure to Rwanda.


Can I fly back to South Africa from Kigali Intl?

Returning to South Africa from Kigali Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kigali Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

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

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Cheapest prices for Kigali flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Kigali found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R4 849
February
R4 801
March
R4 961
April
R4 881
May
R4 993
June
R4 801
July
R4 993
August
R5 601
September
R4 897
October
R5 121
November
R5 697
December
R5 985

When is the best time to fly to Kigali Intl Airport?

Average Kigali Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
ZA1 - KGL
Price
R4 806 - R6 778
KGL
Temperature
16 - 20 °C
KGL
Rainfall
3 - 180 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Kigali?

The price you pay for your flight to Kigali may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 48 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Kigali?

The cheapest day to fly to Kigali is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Kigali?

Kigali flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Kigali?

When travelling from South Africa to Kigali, Rwanda, there are three major cities that you can fly from. A flight from Johannesburg International Airport (JNB), or O.R Thambo International Airport, will take between 4h 10min and 15h 20min, depending on the number and duration of stopovers. You can also fly to Kigali from Cape Town Airport (CPT), and you can expect a flight duration of between 21h 20min and 23h 10min. Flights to Kigali are also available from Durban Airport (DUR), and you can expect a 19h flight duration.

Are there non-stop flights to Kigali?

The only available non-stop flight from South Africa to Kigali is from Johannesburg International Airport (JNB) with RwandAir airline. This non-stop flight will take 4h 10min. When flying from Durban (DUR), you can fly with British Airways or Kenya Airways, although these airlines provide Kigali flight deals with 2 stops on the route; Johannesburg International Airport (JNB) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), with a 19h flight duration including these stops. When flying from Cape Town Airport (CPT), you will have the same airline options, with a slightly longer flight duration.

How do you get from Kigali airport to the city centre?

The distance from Kigali airport to the city centre is 11.2km, and the fastest way to reach Kigali's city centre is by taxi, with a trip time of about 18min. You will find shuttle services available from the airport right throughout the day and night, and the trip will cost you about R47,10. It is best to travel by taxi to get around, as the fares are affordable and the availability is widespread. However, there is also car hire available from the airport. You also have the option to enquire about hotel shuttle services from your chosen accommodation.

What are some things to do in Kigali?

When visiting Kigali, you will want to make a stop at the Caplaki Crafts Village, a popular tourist attraction where numerous craft stalls sell handmade African-style novelties relevant to the region's rich history. You can also visit the region's Kigali Genocide Memorial and other attractions, such as the Nyamata Church and the 1000 Hills Distillery. As the African region also boasts diverse landscapes and wildlife, you should also include a visit to Kigali's nature reserve, Masaka Wetlands, to experience the dense and diverse nature. The Inema Art Center is another great attraction to experience, as it was founded to fuel creative and economic growth. It was founded by two brothers who had an inherent self-taught ability to create inspirational art that is relevant to the local community and the African continent as a whole.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Kigali?

You must have a valid passport to travel to Kigali from South Africa, and it must have six months of validity from your day of arrival in the African region. It is also necessary to have a visa, and travel vaccinations are required as yellow fever in particular is a concern. You will be able to apply for your visa once you have arrived, and it will allow you to stay in the region for 30 days, although you can also extend your visa and stay while still in Kigali.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Kigali?

Booking a flight to Kigali Intl (KGL) is your only option if you intend on flying to Kigali. It is only a 5,2 km journey from Kigali Intl to Kigali’s city centre.

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Cheap tickets to Kigali found by our users in South Africa as recently as May 18, 2022.

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