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Nairobi to Kigali flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Nairobi and Kigali take, on average, 1 h and 46 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Nairobi with Kigali found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal is the departure airport operating flights between Nairobi and Kigali
Arriving AirportFlights departing Nairobi with Kigali as destination arrives at Kigali International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Kigali

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Departure Wed, 06 Oct Return Wed, 13 Oct
NBO Nairobi
KGL Kigali
return from £239
Departure Wed, 27 Oct Return Sun, 31 Oct
NBO Nairobi
KGL Kigali
return from £239
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
67%

Trains in Kigali are 67% cheaper than in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£0.66
Kigali
£0.22
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
44%

A meal in Kigali is 44% cheaper than a meal in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£3.31
Kigali
£1.84
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
53%

Taxis are 53% more expensive in Kigali than in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£1.32
Kigali
£2.02
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
10%

Coffee is 10% more expensive in Kigali than in Nairobi.

Nairobi
£1.76
Kigali
£1.9
Nairobi airports
  • ( Wilson Arpt (WIL)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
  • ( Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
Kigali airports
  • ( Kigali International Airport (KGL)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 467 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Nairobi to Kigali

😷 Is it safe to travel from Nairobi 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 Nairobi. 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 Nairobi to Kigali at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Nairobi to Kigali is 239£. 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 Nairobi?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Kigali costs an average of 2.00 GBP, 49% more expensive than Nairobi, with a fare of 1.34 GBP, while train tickets costs 67% less in Kigali: 0.22 GBP against 0.67 GBP in Nairobi. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.82 GBP in Kigali, 46% less than the 3.35 GBP in Nairobi. The price of the coffee is around 4% more expensive in Kigali, with an average of 1.88 GBP , while in Nairobi the coffee costs 1.80 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Nairobi to Kigali?
The most popular months to book a trip from Nairobi to Kigali are November, December and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Nairobi to Kigali?
The best time of the year to go to Kigali when flying from Nairobi 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 Nairobi in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, April, May and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Nairobi -  Kigali.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Nairobi to Kigali?
The total flight time between Nairobi and Kigali is of around 01:46 hours on average, considering an average distance of 833 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 Nairobi?
While in Nairobi the temperatures can reach an average of 30.06 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 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 9.29 ºC average degrees reported in Nairobi. During the winter period, Nairobi can register 2.3 mm precipitation, while Kigali have an average of 0.9 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Nairobi and Kigali?
The main airport route flying between Nairobi and Kigali is: Jomo Kenyatta Internatonal (NBO) to Kigali International Airport (KGL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • RwandAir.
  • Kenya Airways.
  • Air France.
Airlines with indirect flights from Nairobi to Kigali are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Nairobi to Kigali are:
  • Ethiopian Airlines, stoping in Addis Ababa for 185 minutes minimun.
  • RwandAir, with 145 minutes scale in Entebbe.
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