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Bujumbura to Kigali flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Bujumbura and Kigali take, on average, 35 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Bujumbura with Kigali found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Bujumbura Intl is the departure airport operating flights between Bujumbura and Kigali
Arriving Airport Flights departing Bujumbura with Kigali as destination arrives at Kigali International Airport

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Departure Sun, 22 May Return Thu, 26 May
BJM Bujumbura
KGL Kigali
return from £186
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Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 60% more expensive in Kigali than in Bujumbura.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 17% more expensive in Kigali than in Bujumbura.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 198% more expensive in Kigali than in Bujumbura.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 20% more expensive in Kigali than in Bujumbura.

Bujumbura airports
  • ( Bujumbura Intl (BJM)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
Kigali airports
  • ( Kigali International Airport (KGL)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 110 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Bujumbura to Kigali

😷 Is it safe to travel from Bujumbura to Kigali during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Rwanda may apply when travelling from Bujumbura. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Bujumbura to Kigali at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Bujumbura to Kigali is 186£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Kigali expensive to visit compared to Bujumbura?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Kigali costs an average of 2.38 GBP, 198% more expensive than Bujumbura, with a fare of 0.80 GBP, while train tickets costs 60% more in Kigali: 0.32 GBP against 0.20 GBP in Bujumbura. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.99 GBP in Kigali, 17% more than the 1.70 GBP in Bujumbura. The price of the coffee is around 20% more expensive in Kigali, with an average of 2.07 GBP , while in Bujumbura the coffee costs 1.72 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Bujumbura to Kigali?
The most popular months to book a trip from Bujumbura to Kigali are November, December and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Bujumbura to Kigali?
The best time of the year to go to Kigali when flying from Bujumbura depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Kigali from Bujumbura in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, May and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Bujumbura -  Kigali.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Bujumbura to Kigali?
The total flight time between Bujumbura and Kigali is of around 00:35 hours on average, considering an average distance of 175 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Kigali compared to Bujumbura?
While in Bujumbura the temperatures can reach an average of 28.79 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 5.3 mm ,Kigali's temperatures can go up to 30.33 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 9.32 ºC in Kigali, compared to the 10.43 ºC average degrees reported in Bujumbura. During the winter period, Bujumbura can register 1.6 mm precipitation, while Kigali have an average of 0.9 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Bujumbura and Kigali?
The main airport route flying between Bujumbura and Kigali is: Bujumbura Intl (BJM) to Kigali International Airport (KGL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • RwandAir.
  • Ethiopian Airlines.
  • Kenya Airways.
Which are the airlines with flights from Bujumbura to Kigali?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Bujumbura to Kigali are:
  • RwandAir.
  • Ethiopian Airlines.
  • Kenya Airways.
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