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Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Kigali, RW, Rwanda - NBO to KGL Last modified: Jun 29, 2016 7:25 PM

Popular flights from Nairobi to Kigali Last modified: Jun 29, 2016 7:25 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Kenya
NBOKGL
Fri 7/8
1 stop
KGLNBO
Sat 7/9
1 stop
KES23,986
Select
RwandAir
NBOKGL
Sat 7/2
1 stop
KGLNBO
Mon 7/4
1 stop
KES27,832
Select
RwandAir
NBOKGL
Fri 7/22
1 stop
KGLNBO
Sun 7/24
1 stop
KES27,832
Select
RwandAir
NBOKGL
Mon 10/24
1 stop
KGLNBO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
KES27,832
Select
East African
NBOKGL
Wed 7/20
1 stop
KGLNBO
Wed 7/27
1 stop
KES48,275
Select
East African
NBOKGL
Mon 7/25
1 stop
KGLNBO
Fri 7/29
1 stop
KES48,275
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Nairobi to Kigali (NBO to KGL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Nairobi to Kigali, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be KES31,475.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Nairobi to Kigali (NBO to KGL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Nairobi to Kigali based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Nairobi to Kigali

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Nairobi to Kigali should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days KES31,374 KES27,832
7-14 days KES30,362 KES23,986
14-21 days KES30,362 KES30,362
21-30 days KES30,362 KES27,832
30-60 days KES30,362 KES29,148
60-90 days KES30,362 KES30,362
90+ days KES30,362 KES27,832

Cheapest Day To Fly from Nairobi to Kigali

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Nairobi to Kigali.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
KES29,148 KES30,362 KES30,362 KES30,362 KES23,986 KES27,832 KES48,073

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Nairobi to Kigali

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Nairobi to Kigali.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Nairobi Kigali Kenya 7/8/16 7/9/16 1 KES23,986
August Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 8/1/16 8/3/16 1 KES29,148
September Nairobi Kigali Kenya 9/12/16 9/21/16 1 KES30,362
October Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 10/24/16 10/26/16 1 KES27,832
November Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 11/25/16 11/27/16 1 KES27,832
December Nairobi Kigali Kenya 12/2/16 12/9/16 1 KES30,362
February Nairobi Kigali Kenya 2/6/17 2/9/17 0 KES31,880
March Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 3/22/17 3/25/17 1 KES30,362

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Nairobi to Kigali

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Nairobi to Kigali.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
KES31,374
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
KES31,374 KES30,362
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
KES30,362
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
KES31,374
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
KES31,374

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Nairobi to Kigali (NBO to KGL)

Your Nairobi to Kigali flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Nairobi to Kigali is KES35,422.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Kigali is KES30,362.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Nairobi to Kigali.

Nonstop Flight Details from Nairobi to Kigali
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Kenya 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 00:25 07:25
RwandAir 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 11:25 16:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Nairobi to Kigali (NBO to KGL)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Nairobi to Kigali. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Nairobi to Kigali is KES18,420.

The average price for round trip flights from Nairobi to Kigali is KES35,422.

Nairobi to Kigali Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Nairobi to Kigali?
Answer: The average Nairobi to Kigali flight time is an hour and 26 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Nairobi and Kigali?
Answer: The distance from Nairobi to Kigali is 756 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Nairobi to Kigali?
Answer: There are 27 direct flights from Nairobi to Kigali.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Kigali?
Answer: Kenya Airways provides 51% of the non-stop flights between Nairobi and Kigali.

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Nairobi and Kigali, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Kisumu Five Fourty, Kenya KES10,526
Nairobi to Eldoret Five Fourty, Kenya KES15,991
Nairobi to Mombasa Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES9,817
Nairobi to Malindi Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES13,663
Nairobi to Lamu Five Fourty, East African KES28,237

Cheap International Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Bujumbura East African, Kenya KES46,251
Nairobi to Entebbe Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES30,058
Nairobi to Mwanza Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES38,661
Nairobi to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ KES62,140
Nairobi to Kilimanjaro Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES15,384
Nairobi to Juba Five Fourty, Kenya KES46,757
Nairobi to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Kenya KES47,668
Nairobi to Zanzibar Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES35,422
Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES18,521
Nairobi to Addis Ababa Ethiopian, Kenya KES27,528
Nairobi to Johannesburg Inter Air, Mango, Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES69,933
Nairobi to Lusaka Kenya KES65,986
Nairobi to Lilongwe Kenya KES74,285
Nairobi to Istanbul Atlasjet, Kenya, Turkish KES65,075
Nairobi to Lubumbashi Kenya Check Dates
Nairobi to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Kenya KES44,126
Nairobi to Harare Kenya, Air Zimbabwe KES70,844
Nairobi to Ndola Kenya Check Dates
Nairobi to Mogadishu East African, Kenya KES146,444
Nairobi to Livingstone Kenya KES87,239
Nairobi to Kinshasa Kenya KES95,437

Cheap Domestic Flights to Kigali - KGL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Arusha to Zanzibar Fastjet, Precision Air KES27,225
Kilimanjaro to Dar Es Salaam Fastjet, Precision Air KES22,266

Cheap International Flights to Kigali - KGL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Kigali Fastjet, Precision Air, RwandAir KES29,856
Kilimanjaro to Nairobi East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES15,485
Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Kigali, RW, Rwanda, from KES23,986 Round trip from NBO to KGL