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Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Kigali, RW, Rwanda - NBO to KGL

Popular flights from Nairobi to Kigali

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.

East African Safari Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 May 22, 2016 KES48,259
Kenya Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 4, 2016 May 5, 2016 KES28,227
RwandAir Express
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 22, 2016 May 24, 2016 KES27,822

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 KES29,441.

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 KES29,643 KES28,227
7-14 days KES30,453 KES30,351
14-21 days KES29,643 KES29,643
21-30 days KES30,351 KES27,822
30-60 days KES30,149 KES30,149
60-90 days KES29,643 KES29,643
90+ days KES29,643 KES29,643

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
KES30,453 KES29,643 KES28,227 KES30,250 KES30,351 KES29,643 KES27,822

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
April Nairobi Kigali Kenya 4/30/16 5/2/16 1 KES30,149
May Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 5/22/16 5/24/16 1 KES27,822
June Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 6/12/16 6/15/16 0 KES30,149
July Nairobi Kigali Kenya 7/5/16 7/8/16 1 KES29,643
August Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 8/23/16 9/1/16 1 KES29,643
September Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 9/5/16 9/7/16 0 KES29,643
October Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 10/21/16 11/4/16 0 KES30,453
November Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 11/3/16 11/21/16 1 KES30,351

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
KES30,453
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
KES30,453 KES35,714
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
KES35,714 KES30,351
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
KES30,351
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
KES30,554
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
KES30,554

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 KES30,149.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Kigali is KES30,250.

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 1 2 1 2 2 1 2 00:05 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 KES17,908.

The average price for round trip flights from Nairobi to Kigali is KES30,149.

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 24 direct flights from Nairobi to Kigali.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Nairobi to Kigali?
Answer: RwandAir Express provides 54% of the non-stop flights between Nairobi and Kigali.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Nairobi to Kigali?
Answer: Addis Ababa, ET

Airlines Flying from Nairobi to Kigali (NBO to KGL)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Nairobi to Kigali with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Nairobi to Kigali.

Nairobi to Kigali
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Ethiopian ADD X X X X X X X
Kenya - X X X X X X X
RwandAir - X X X X X X X

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 KES7,386
Nairobi to Eldoret Five Fourty, Kenya KES14,974
Nairobi to Mombasa Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES10,826
Nairobi to Malindi Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES13,355
Nairobi to Lamu Five Fourty, East African KES27,418

Cheap International Flights from Nairobi - NBO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nairobi to Bujumbura East African, Kenya KES46,235
Nairobi to Entebbe Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES24,281
Nairobi to Mwanza Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES34,095
Nairobi to London Five Fourty, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Kenya, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KES58,173
Nairobi to Kilimanjaro Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES14,164
Nairobi to Juba Five Fourty, East African, Kenya KES41,784
Nairobi to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Kenya KES43,605
Nairobi to Zanzibar Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES19,830
Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam Five Fourty, East African, Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES15,581
Nairobi to Addis Ababa East African, Ethiopian, Kenya KES23,168
Nairobi to Johannesburg East African, Inter Air, Kenya, Comair Limited, South African KES60,702
Nairobi to Lusaka East African, Kenya KES68,290
Nairobi to Lilongwe Kenya KES81,341
Nairobi to Istanbul Atlasjet, Kenya, Turkish KES54,531
Nairobi to Lubumbashi East African, Kenya Check Dates
Nairobi to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Kenya KES43,908
Nairobi to Harare East African, Kenya, Air Zimbabwe KES72,034
Nairobi to Ndola Kenya KES90,649
Nairobi to Mogadishu East African, Kenya KES98,641
Nairobi to Livingstone Kenya KES80,329
Nairobi to Kinshasa East African, Kenya KES89,941

Cheap Domestic Flights to Kigali - KGL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Arusha to Zanzibar Precision Air KES26,912
Kilimanjaro to Dar Es Salaam Fastjet, Precision Air KES21,449

Cheap International Flights to Kigali - KGL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kilimanjaro to Kigali Fastjet, Precision Air, RwandAir KES50,080
Kilimanjaro to Nairobi Fastjet, Kenya, Precision Air KES32,881
Cheap Flights from Nairobi to Kigali, RW, Rwanda, from KES275 Round trip from NBO to KGL