Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Kigali

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The best prices from Johannesburg to Kigali Intl are usually found in April or May, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Kigali

All the information you need to plan the best ZA1 to KGL flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Kigali flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kigali.

ZA1 - KGL

Price

R287 - R371

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop

Average price

R5 961

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

R4 611

From Johannesburg to Kigali Intl

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

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 7% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 9% by booking at least 48 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Johannesburg to Kigali within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R5 141.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Kigali from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R4 877. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as R4 033. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Kigali (ZA1 - KGL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Johannesburg to Kigali at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 22% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Kigali in December, January 2021

The best prices found for Johannesburg to KGL flights in December, January
Jan 1 - Feb 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 00m
R6 539

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 12/4/21

Jan 1 - Jan 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R6 796

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 12/4/21

Dec 10 - Feb 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 00m
R7 230

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 12/2/21

Johannesburg to Kigali 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kigali from Johannesburg found for this year
Dec 10 - Feb 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 00m
R7 230

Ethiopian Air

View Deal

Deal found 12/2/21

Dec 29 - Jan 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

7h 15m
R7 728

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/3/21

Dec 10 - Jan 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

15h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

9h 45m
R7 744

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/4/21

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Kigali

Late deals on return flights to Kigali from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
Dec 10 - Feb 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 00m
R7 230

Ethiopian Air

View Deal

Deal found 12/2/21

Dec 10 - Jan 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

15h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

9h 45m
R7 744

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 12/4/21

Dec 10 - Jan 2
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

15h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

15h 25m
R8 049

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/5/21

One-way flights to Kigali Intl from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Kigali
Mar 19
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
R4 836

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 12/5/21

Mar 19
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

16h 20m
R6 860

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/5/21

Mar 19
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

3 stops

9h 10m
R11 230

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 12/5/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to Kigali flights.

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

Located just 5,2 km from the city centre, Kigali Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Kigali from Johannesburg. Booking flights from Johannesburg to Kigali Intl (KGL) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Johannesburg from 4 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg to Kigali Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. RwandAir, South African, and Kenya Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like RwandAir with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Kigali for under R6 600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Kigali for under R6 600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R6 523, but on average you can expect to pay R8 017.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Kigali for under R7 300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Kigali within the next 7 days for less than R7 300.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Kigali flight route?

Within the past month, 2 944 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg to Kigali Intl.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to Kigali round-trip from R6 523. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Kenya Airways.

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

Before booking your flight from Johannesburg to Kigali, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Ethiopian Air, Kenya Airways or South African.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Kigali?

On average you can expect to pay R5 396 for a flight from Johannesburg to Kigali. The cheapest flight overall is R5 179 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Kigali Intl) is currently priced at R6 539.

Other flights to Kigali

Can I fly to Kigali Intl from Johannesburg right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Kigali Intl

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Johannesburg from Kigali Intl?

Returning to Johannesburg from Kigali Intl

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

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

Top 4 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Kigali

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Kigali choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestR3 609
AverageR4 235
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR3 954
AverageR4 314
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
CheapestR4 602
AverageR5 317
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR4 732
AverageR5 535
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Kigali

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0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
50%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM