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Flights to Rwanda in 2021

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, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR4 445Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip fromR4 475From Johannesburg to Rwanda
One-way fromR149One-way flight from Johannesburg to Rwanda

Cheap flights to Rwanda in September, October 2021

The best prices found for KGL flights for September, October
27 Sep - 29 Sep
R4 236pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Oct - 2 Oct
R4 400pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Oct - 23 Oct
R4 445pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Rwanda 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rwanda found for this year
27 Sep - 29 Sep
R4 236pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Oct - 2 Oct
R4 400pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Oct - 23 Oct
R4 445pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Rwanda

Late deals on return flights to Rwanda, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 2 Oct
R4 400pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Oct - 3 Oct
R4 475pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Oct - 3 Oct
R7 339pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Rwanda flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Rwanda found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R4 400
February
R4 743
March
R4 788
April
R4 594
May
R4 624
June
R4 505
July
R4 400
August
R3 982
September
R4 445
October
R4 400
November
R4 400
December
R5 385
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 Kigali Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
ZA1 - KGL
Price
R3 989 - R5 658
KGL
Temperature
16 - 20 °C
KGL
Precipitation
3 - 180 mm
Flying to Rwanda in May is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. September tends to be the warmest period in Rwanda so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. April is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Rwanda?

The best time to book flights to Rwanda is 48 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Rwanda?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Rwanda. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Rwanda?

Flights at midday are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Rwanda. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

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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