Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Kigali

JNB — KGL
May 21 — May 281
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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 2022: compare Johannesburg to Kigali flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kigali.

JNB - KGL

Price

R287 - R371

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average priceR4 651Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip fromR4 635From Johannesburg to Kigali Intl

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 48 days in advance, which can save you up to 9% on flights from Johannesburg to Kigali compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 48 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R5 168. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R5 168.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Kigali from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R4 902 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R4 053. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to Kigali at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 22% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Kigali in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Johannesburg to KGL flights in May, June
Jun 12 - Jun 20
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 570

RwandAir

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Deal found 15/5/22

Jun 17 - Jun 25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 732

RwandAir

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Deal found 14/5/22

Jun 1 - Jun 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

5h 20m
R4 845

RwandAir

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Deal found 15/5/22

Johannesburg to Kigali 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kigali from Johannesburg found for this year
Jun 12 - Jun 20
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 570

RwandAir

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Deal found 15/5/22

Jun 17 - Jun 25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 732

RwandAir

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Deal found 14/5/22

Aug 16 - Aug 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 812

RwandAir

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Deal found 14/5/22

Cheap RwandAir flights from Johannesburg to Kigali

Jun 12 - Jun 20
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 570

RwandAir

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Deal found 15/5/22

Jun 17 - Jun 25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 732

RwandAir

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Deal found 14/5/22

Aug 16 - Aug 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 812

RwandAir

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Deal found 14/5/22

Cheap Ethiopian Air flights from Johannesburg to Kigali

Jun 1 - Jun 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R4 893

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 14/5/22

May 21 - May 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R5 135

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 15/5/22

May 30 - Jun 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

15h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R5 151

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 15/5/22

Direct flights to Kigali from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Kigali direct flight deals
Jun 12 - Jun 20
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 570

RwandAir

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Deal found 15/5/22

Jun 17 - Jun 25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 732

RwandAir

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Deal found 14/5/22

Aug 16 - Aug 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 812

RwandAir

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Deal found 14/5/22

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Kigali

Late deals on return flights to Kigali from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
May 24 - May 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 861

RwandAir

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Deal found 13/5/22

May 25 - May 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

15h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R4 893

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 13/5/22

May 21 - May 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R5 135

Ethiopian Air

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

One-way flights to Kigali Intl from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Kigali
Jun 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
R3 811

RwandAir

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Deal found 14/5/22

Jun 12
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

5h 20m
R3 956

RwandAir

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Deal found 14/5/22

Sep 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 053

RwandAir

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Deal found 15/5/22

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 is 1 daily inbound flight 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, Ethiopian Air, 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 R4 600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Kigali for under R4 600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on RwandAir for just R4 570, but on average you can expect to pay R5 539.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Kigali for under R4 600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Johannesburg to Kigali under R4 600. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Kigali is less than R9 124.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Kigali for under R4 900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Kigali within the next 7 days for less than R4 900.

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 R4 570. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Ethiopian Air. RwandAir is priced at 6% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R3 811 on RwandAir. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Ethiopian Air from R4 376 and Kenya Airways from R5 410 one-way.

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 Qatar Airways.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Kigali?

On average you can expect to pay R5 039 for a flight from Johannesburg to Kigali. The cheapest flight overall is R4 084 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Kigali Intl) is currently priced at R4 812.

Other flights to Kigali

Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Kigali

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Cape Town to Kigalifrom R10 094 pp

Top 2 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
Ethiopian AirCheapestR4 183AverageR4 742FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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RwandAirCheapestR4 555AverageR4 934FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Kigali

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg to Kigali
70%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
30%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Johannesburg to Kigali

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Kigali
Sunday2daily flights
Monday1daily flight
Tuesday1daily flight
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday1daily flight
Friday2daily flights
Saturday1daily flight