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

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

JNB - KGL
Price
R4 312 - R5 574
KGL
Temperature
16 - 20 °C
KGL
Rainfall
3 - 180 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

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

Round-trip from

R4 312

From Johannesburg to Kigali

One-way from

R4 027

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Kigali

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

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Johannesburg to Kigali. 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 Kigali.

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 R4 808.

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

Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Johannesburg to Kigali in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at R3 771.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to Kigali in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 18% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Kigali in January, February 2021

The best prices found for JNB to KGL flights in January, February
23 Jan - 29 Jan
R5 108pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jan - 26 Feb
R5 544pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
South African
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jan - 26 Feb
R6 130pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Kigali 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kigali from Johannesburg found for this year
23 Jan - 29 Jan
R5 108pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jan - 26 Feb
R5 544pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
South African
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Mar - 15 Mar
R6 010pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Kigali from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Kigali direct flight deals
28 Jan - 26 Feb
R5 544pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
South African
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jan - 26 Feb
R6 130pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jan - 26 Feb
R6 446pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Kigali

Late deals on return flights to Kigali from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 26 Feb
R5 544pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
South African
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Jan - 26 Feb
R6 130pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jan - 26 Feb
R6 446pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Kigali from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Kigali
11:50 - 17:10
RwandAir
1 stop
5h 20m
JNB - KGL
RwandAir
R4 027
Travelgenio
8:10 - 3:05
Qatar Airways
2 stops
18h 55m
JNB - KGL
Qatar Airways
R4 403
Globehunters
9:25 - 9:35
Ethiopian Air
2 stops
24h 10m
JNB - KGL
Ethiopian Air
R5 379
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Kigali

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Kigali for under R6 010 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Kigali for under R6 010. The cheapest flight booked recently is on South African for just R5 544, but on average you can expect to pay R8 459.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like RwandAir, South African, and Kenya Airways flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Kigali Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Kigali for under R6 010 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Johannesburg to Kigali under R6 010. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Kigali is less than R6 040.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Kigali for under R6 010?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Johannesburg to Kigali within the next 7 days for less than R6 010.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Kigali Intl have been viewed 2 944 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or Kigali?

The rainfall in Johannesburg is generally less than the rainfall in Kigali. This will continue over the next 19 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Kigali?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 26 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Kigali is generally colder than in Johannesburg. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Kigali?

Departing from Johannesburg to Kigali will take you 4h 10m. 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 Johannesburg to Kigali return?

South African, at R5 545, was found to be the cheapest airline from Johannesburg to Kigali.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Ethiopian Air and RwandAir.

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

R3 862 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from RwandAir. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qatar Airways and Ethiopian Air, with prices starting from R4 252 and R5 379, respectively.

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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Johannesburg to Kigali
Today's exchange rate
R1 = RWF 65
Flight duration
4h 25m
Average temperature for January in Kigali
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Kigali
54.0 mm

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Airports servicing Kigali

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.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
R225 R264 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
R246 R269 No cancel fee 72%
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RwandAir
R286 R331 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
R295 R344 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 Johannesburg to Kigali

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 42% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 36% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 21% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Kigali
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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