Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Kigali

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The best prices from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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

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

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

R4 343

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

R4 182

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Kigali Intl

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 Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Kigali from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Users have commonly found prices around R4 424 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R3 658. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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 OR Tambo Airport 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 OR Tambo Airport 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 R4 663. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R4 663.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Kigali in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to KGL flights in October, November
9 Nov - 15 Nov
R4 168pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Nov - 10 Nov
R4 241pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Nov - 11 Nov
R4 459pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg OR Tambo to Kigali 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kigali from OR Tambo found for this year
24 Dec - 1 Jan
R4 095pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Dec - 7 Jan
R4 124pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Nov - 15 Nov
R4 168pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Kigali from OR Tambo

Save time with OR Tambo to Kigali direct flight deals
27 Mar - 18 Apr
R4 415pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Nov - 16 Nov
R4 503pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Nov - 23 Nov
R4 736pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from OR Tambo to Kigali

Late deals on return flights to Kigali from OR Tambo, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 7 Nov
R5 698pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Oct - 7 Nov
R5 975pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Oct - 7 Nov
R6 980pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Kigali Intl from Johannesburg OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to Kigali
20:30 - 2:00
RwandAir
1 stop
5h 30m
JNB - KGL
RwandAir
R4 649
20:15 - 3:10
Kenya Airways
1 stop
6h 55m
JNB - KGL
Kenya Airways
R6 543
Travelgenio
17:30 - 4:55
Qatar Airways
2 stops
35h 25m
JNB - KGL
Qatar Airways
R6 558
qatarairways.com

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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Kigali

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

For a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Kigali, you will be flying into Kigali Intl. Kigali Intl (KGL) is just 5,2 km from the centre vof the city. Kigali Intl is the only Kigali airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo per day. 4 airlines have flights to Kigali Intl from Johannesburg OR Tambo on a regular basis.

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.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali for under R4 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali for under R4 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R4 066, but on average you can expect to pay R4 532.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali for under R4 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali under R4 500. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali is less than R5 479.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali for under R5 700?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali within the next 7 days for less than R5 700.

How popular is this Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali flight route?

The Johannesburg OR Tambo to Kigali Intl flight path was viewed by 2 944 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali from R4 066 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is RwandAir. Ethiopian Air is priced at 8% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with RwandAir, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R3 964. Ethiopian Air flights start at R4 430 while deals on Qatar Airways start at R4 590 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali?

While on average a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali is generally R3 567, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R2 883. When looking at the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Kigali Intl), you can expect to pay R4 080 for that flight.

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

Consider Ethiopian Air, Kenya Airways or South African when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kigali.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kigali from OR Tambo?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Kigali Intl

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to OR Tambo from Kigali?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo.

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

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Destination information for Kigali

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to Kigali.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = RWF 68
Flight duration from Johannesburg OR Tambo to KGL
3h 45m
Average temperature for October in Kigali
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Kigali
111.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Kigali

Top 4 airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Kigali Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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
R3 273 R3 841 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
R3 586 R3 913 No cancel fee 72%
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RwandAir
R4 174 R4 823 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
R4 292 R5 020 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 OR Tambo to Kigali

See what time of day planes typically take off from OR Tambo towards Kigali.
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Weekly flight availability
from OR Tambo to Kigali
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from OR Tambo to Kigali.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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