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Kigali to Nairobi flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Kigali and Nairobi take, on average, 1 h and 36 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Kigali with Nairobi found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Kigali International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Kigali and Nairobi
Arriving AirportFlights departing Kigali with Nairobi as destination arrives at Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal

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Departure Tue, 26 Oct Return Tue, 02 Nov
KGL Kigali
NBO Nairobi
return from £203
Departure Wed, 10 Nov Return Sat, 13 Nov
KGL Kigali
NBO Nairobi
return from £201
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Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 200% more expensive in Nairobi than in Kigali.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 50% more expensive in Nairobi than in Kigali.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Nairobi is 35% cheaper than in Kigali.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Nairobi is 8% cheaper than in Kigali.

Kigali airports
  • ( Kigali International Airport (KGL)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
Nairobi airports
  • ( Wilson Arpt (WIL)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
  • ( Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
K Distance: 467 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Kigali to Nairobi

😷 Is it safe to travel from Kigali to Nairobi 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 Kenya may apply when travelling from Kigali. 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 Kigali to Nairobi at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Kigali to Nairobi is 201£. 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 Nairobi expensive to visit compared to Kigali?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Nairobi costs an average of 1.33 GBP, 33% cheaper than Kigali, with a fare of 1.99 GBP, while train tickets costs 200% more in Nairobi: 0.66 GBP against 0.22 GBP in Kigali. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.32 GBP in Nairobi, 67% more than the 1.99 GBP in Kigali. The price of the coffee is around 7% cheaper in Nairobi, with an average of 1.78 GBP, while in Kigali the coffee costs 1.91 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Kigali to Nairobi?
The most popular months to book a trip from Kigali to Nairobi are November, October and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Kigali to Nairobi?
The best time of the year to go to Nairobi when flying from Kigali depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, November is the top 1º month to fly to Nairobi from Kigali in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Kigali -  Nairobi.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Kigali to Nairobi?
The total flight time between Kigali and Nairobi is of around 01:36 hours on average, considering an average distance of 759 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 Nairobi compared to Kigali?
While in Kigali the temperatures can reach an average of 30.33 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Nairobi's temperatures can go up to 30.06 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 9.29 ºC in Nairobi, compared to the 9.32 ºC average degrees reported in Kigali. During the winter period, Kigali can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Nairobi have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Kigali and Nairobi?
The main airport route flying between Kigali and Nairobi is: Kigali International Airport (KGL) to Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • RwandAir.
  • Kenya Airways.
  • Air France.
Which are the airlines with flights from Kigali to Nairobi?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Kigali to Nairobi are:
  • RwandAir.
  • Kenya Airways.

Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal - Latest customer reviews

5.0 /5
Reviews: 1
5.0 /5
Date 2019-02-26 Age 31-50 City Kenya

Best services but a lot of bureaucracy

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