Cheap flights to Rwanda

Flights to Rwanda 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, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR4 530Average for return flights in January 2022
Return fromR4 060From Johannesburg to Kigali Intl
One-way fromR3 530One-way flight from Johannesburg to Rwanda

Cheap flights to Rwanda in January, February 2022

The best prices found for KGL flights for January, February
Feb 20 - Feb 26
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

15h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R4 121

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 21.1.22

Feb 10 - Feb 19
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

15h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R4 136

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 20.1.22

Feb 15 - Feb 18
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

15h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R4 182

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 20.1.22

Rwanda 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rwanda found for this year
Mar 16 - Apr 6
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

10h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 00m
R4 060

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 20.1.22

Feb 20 - Feb 26
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

15h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R4 121

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 21.1.22

Feb 10 - Feb 19
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

15h 20m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 20m
R4 136

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 20.1.22

Last minute flights to Rwanda

Late deals on return flights to Rwanda, departing today and this week
Jan 27 - Feb 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

3h 50m
R4 530

RwandAir

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Deal found 19.1.22

Jan 27 - Feb 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

2 stops

24h 25m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

12h 05m
R5 273

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 19.1.22

Jan 28 - Feb 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KGL

Kigali Intl

1 stop

11h 10m
KGL

Kigali Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

12h 05m
R5 348

Ethiopian Air

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Deal found 19.1.22

Can I fly to Rwanda from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Rwanda

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

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

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

Can I fly back to South Africa from Rwanda?

Returning to South Africa from Rwanda

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

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

What is the cheapest month to fly to Rwanda?

The cheapest ticket to Rwanda found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R4 470

February

R4 818

March

R4 863

April

R4 667

May

R4 697

June

R4 576

July

R4 470

August

R4 045

September

R4 515

October

R4 470

November

R4 470

December

R5 470

Currently, August is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Rwanda. Flying to Rwanda in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Rwanda?

Average Rwanda flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

ZA1 - KGL

Price

R4 052 - R5 747

Flying to Rwanda in May is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round.

How long is the flight to Rwanda?

When you are headed to Rwanda from South Africa, you will find a number of different flight options available including flights from Cape Town International to Kigali International Airport. The fastest flight time you will find between these two cities is 6h and 55m. The longest flight time will be 22h and 10m. The shortest flight time for those who are travelling out of Johannesburg will be just 3h and 50m. The longest flight time will be 18h and 5m. Flight times vary based on many factors including the number of stopovers, as well as how long each of those stopovers lasts.

Which cities offer direct flights to Rwanda?

You can find options for direct flights to Rwanda when you are travelling out of Cape Town. RwandAir has a flight that does not have any stopovers. However, other flights leaving from Cape Town will typically include one. Kenya Airways, for example, has a stopover in Nairobi for 1h and 35m before heading into Kigali International Airport. If you are travelling from Johannesburg, you will find several options for nonstop flights. RwandAir and South African Airlines both offer these nonstop Rwanda flight deals. Many one-stop flights are available from Johannesburg, as well.

What is the best way to travel around Rwanda?

Domestic flights from Kigali to Kamembe Airport area available from Rwandair, and helicopter trips are available around the country through Akagera Aviation. In the large towns and cities, taxies are available for you to get around, and minibus taxies help to connect the various villages and towns. Car rentals are available, but the roads in Rwanda are not in great condition, especially during the rainy season.

What are some things to do in Rwanda?

If you happen to be in Rwanda in July, you might want to consider checking out the Rwanda Film Festival. Films are shown at locations throughout the country. Visitors may want to explore Lake Kivu to experience a beautiful landscape, as well as the nearby town of Kibuye. Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, is another place to visit, and this is the home of the film industry in the country. The largest tourist attraction in Rwanda is Volcanoes National Park, which even offers treks to see gorillas. It is also the home of Diane Fossey’s gravesite. You might also want to visit Akagera National Park and take a safari.

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

When you are travelling from South Africa to Rwanda, you will find that you need to have a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the arrival date. In addition, you will need to have a visa, which can be obtained when you arrive in Rwanda for a stay of up to 30 days. The visa will incur a fee. Visitors in Rwanda are able to apply for a visa extension if needed.

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