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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to Rwanda

All the information you need to plan the best null to KGL flight in 2021: compare South Africa to Rwanda flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Rwanda.
When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Rwanda (ZA - RW)?

When flying from South Africa to Rwanda, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Rwanda?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 48 days in advance to save up to 9% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 48 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Africa to Rwanda 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R4 671, or R4 671 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Rwanda?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Rwanda from South Africa. Users have commonly found prices around R4 432 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R3 664. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Rwanda in October, November 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to Rwanda flights in October, November
4 Nov - 10 Nov
R4 146pp
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 175pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Nov - 19 Nov
R4 204pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Rwanda 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rwanda from South Africa found for this year
24 Dec - 1 Jan
R4 102pp
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 131pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Nov - 10 Nov
R4 146pp
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 Rwanda from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to Rwanda direct flight deals
14 Nov - 22 Nov
R4 423pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Nov - 16 Nov
R4 511pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Nov - 23 Nov
R4 744pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
Direct
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Rwanda from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Rwanda
11:40 - 18:30
RwandAir
1 stop
6h 50m
CPT - KGL
RwandAir
R4 934
10:35 - 20:45
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
10h 10m
CPT - KGL
Ethiopian Air
R5 241
Kiwi.com
8:40 - 4:15
Qatar Airways
2 stops
19h 35m
JNB - KGL
Qatar Airways
R5 898
qatarairways.com

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Rwanda

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Rwanda have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from South Africa to Rwanda have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. RwandAir, South African, 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 South Africa to Rwanda for under R4 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Rwanda for under R4 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R4 087, but on average you can expect to pay R4 452.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Rwanda for under R4 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from South Africa to Rwanda under R4 500. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Rwanda is less than R5 416.

How popular is this South Africa to Rwanda flight route?

The South Africa to Rwanda 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 to fly from South Africa to Rwanda one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is RwandAir, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R3 883. However, be on the lookout for offers from Ethiopian Air and Qatar Airways, as they are both options that can get you from South Africa to Rwanda for a low price.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Rwanda from South Africa?

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.

Do I need a test to 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.

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Destination information for Rwanda

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to Rwanda.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = RWF 68
Flight duration from South Africa to Rwanda
3h 45m

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Top 4 airlines flying from South Africa to Rwanda

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Rwanda 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 279 R4 993 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
R3 592 R4 765 No cancel fee 72%
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RwandAir
R4 181 R6 384 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 299 R6 291 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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