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Johannesburg to Kigali Last modified: Dec 9, 2019 2:55 -05:00

We've scanned 48 195 047 545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Kigali. Kenya & RwandAir frequently offer the best deals to Kigali flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Tue 12/31
1 stop
Tue 01/07
1 stop
R4 108
Sat 01/18
Sun 01/26
R4 546
South African
Tue 12/31
Tue 01/07
R5 131
Tue 02/04
1 stop
Thu 02/13
1 stop
R14 835

How Much is a Flight from Johannesburg to Kigali?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Johannesburg to Kigali, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R4 385.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Johannesburg to Kigali based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Johannesburg to Kigali?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Johannesburg to Kigali.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R5 481 R5 481
7-14 days R5 408 R5 145
14-21 days R5 481 R4 561
21-30 days R5 131 R4 108
30-60 days R4 546 R4 298
60-90 days R4 546 R4 298
90+ days R4 575 R4 298

Cheapest Day To Fly from Johannesburg to Kigali

We've examined 57 595 778 181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Johannesburg to Kigali is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R4 298R4 298R4 312R4 298R4 575R4 312R4 575

Compare Flight Prices from Johannesburg to Kigali by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Johannesburg to Kigali flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Johannesburg Kigali Kenya 2019/12/31 2020/01/07 1 R4 575
January Johannesburg Kigali Kenya 2020/01/13 2020/01/20 1 R4 298
February Johannesburg Kigali Kenya 2020/02/01 2020/02/03 1 R4 312
March Johannesburg Kigali Kenya 2020/03/03 2020/03/17 1 R4 312
April Johannesburg Kigali Kenya 2020/04/03 2020/04/13 1 R4 298
May Johannesburg Kigali Kenya 2020/05/07 2020/05/18 1 R4 312
June Johannesburg Kigali Kenya 2020/06/28 2020/07/02 1 R4 298
July Johannesburg Kigali Kenya 2020/07/01 2020/07/15 1 R4 312

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Johannesburg to Kigali. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

8 9 10 11 12 13 14
R5 788
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R5 788 R6 987
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
R6 987 R4 824
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
R4 824 R5 788
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
R5 788 R5 481
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
R5 481

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Johannesburg to Kigali is R4 327.

The average price for direct flights from Johannesburg to Kigali is R4 824.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
RwandAir 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 22:10 22:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali

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 Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Kigali is R2 821.

The average price for round trip flights from Johannesburg to Kigali is R4 327.

Johannesburg to Kigali Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Kigali?
Answer: The average Johannesburg to Kigali flight time is 3 hours and 50 minutes.
Question: How far is Kigali from Johannesburg?
Answer: The distance from Johannesburg to Kigali is 2 692 kilometers (1 673 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Johannesburg to Kigali?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Johannesburg to Kigali.
Question: What are the most popular Johannesburg airlines for direct flights from Johannesburg to Kigali?
Answer: RwandAir Express provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Johannesburg and Kigali.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Johannesburg to Kigali?
Answer: Nairobi, KE

Airlines in Johannesburg flying to Kigali Last modified: Dec 9, 2019 2:55 -05:00Number of routes searched: 6Number of itineraries searched: 12 251

Wondering which airlines fly out of Johannesburg to Kigali? We've gathered the average price of Johannesburg airlines with flights to Kigali. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Johannesburg to Kigali
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
South African -
RwandAir -
Ethiopian ADD
Kenya NBO
Egyptair CAI
Turkish IST

Johannesburg to Kigali Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Johannesburg and Kigali. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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