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Nairobi to Kigali Last modified: May 18, 2019 3:27 -04:00

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

Fri 5/31
1 stop
Sun 6/2
1 stop
Mon 5/20
1 stop
Wed 5/22
1 stop
Mon 5/20
Tue 5/21
South African
Tue 6/11
1 stop
Tue 6/18
1 stop
Tue 6/11
2 stops
Tue 6/18
2 stops

How Much is a Flight from Nairobi to Kigali?

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 KES27,926.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Nairobi 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 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 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 Nairobi to Kigali?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days KES32,378 KES27,926
7-14 days KES32,378 KES27,825
14-21 days KES32,378 KES27,926
21-30 days KES32,378 KES27,926
30-60 days KES32,378 KES27,926
60-90 days KES32,378 KES31,771
90+ days KES32,378 KES27,926

Cheapest Day To Fly from Nairobi 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 Nairobi to Kigali is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Nairobi 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 Nairobi to Kigali flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Nairobi Kigali Ethiopian 5/31/19 6/2/19 1 KES27,825
June Nairobi Kigali Ethiopian 6/4/19 6/8/19 1 KES27,926
July Nairobi Kigali Ethiopian 7/2/19 7/8/19 1 KES28,027
August Nairobi Kigali Ethiopian 8/24/19 8/28/19 1 KES28,027
September Nairobi Kigali Ethiopian 9/8/19 9/19/19 1 KES27,926
October Nairobi Kigali Ethiopian 10/14/19 10/17/19 1 KES28,027
November Nairobi Kigali RwandAir 11/24/19 11/30/19 0 KES32,378
December Nairobi Kigali Ethiopian 12/23/19 12/26/19 1 KES27,926

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Nairobi to Kigali

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

Next 30 Days

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26 27 28 29 30 31 1
KES27,926 KES27,825
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KES27,825 KES27,926
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KES27,926 KES31,973
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Nairobi 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 Nairobi to Kigali is KES28,837.

The average price for direct flights from Nairobi to Kigali is KES32,378.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Nairobi to Kigali - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Kenya 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 02:20 13:15
RwandAir 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:15 16:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Nairobi 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 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 KES19,629.

The average price for round trip flights from Nairobi to Kigali is KES28,837.

Nairobi to Kigali Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Nairobi to Kigali?
Answer: The average Nairobi to Kigali flight time is an hour and 25 minutes.
Question: How far is Kigali from Nairobi?
Answer: The distance from Nairobi to Kigali is 756 kilometers (470 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Nairobi to Kigali?
Answer: There are 24 direct flights from Nairobi to Kigali.
Question: What are the most popular Nairobi airlines for direct flights from Nairobi to Kigali?
Answer: RwandAir Express provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Nairobi and Kigali.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Nairobi to Kigali?
Answer: Dar Es Salaam, TZ

Airlines in Nairobi flying to Kigali Last modified: May 18, 2019 3:27 -04:00Number of routes searched: 6Number of itineraries searched: 23,912

Wondering which airlines fly out of Nairobi to Kigali? We've gathered the average price of Nairobi 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.

Nairobi to Kigali
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Kenya -
RwandAir -
Ethiopian ADD
Egyptair CAI
South African JNB

Nairobi to Kigali Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Nairobi 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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