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The distance between Kigali and Bujumbura is 176 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ethiopian Airlines, Rwandair Express, Kenya Airways, and Uganda Airlines. Kigali and Bujumbura have 18 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Number of flights2234-34

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Ethiopian Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Rwandair Express on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Kigali to Bujumbura

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYesUnknownNo
Rwandair ExpressRWDWBYesUnknownNo
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYesUnknownNo
Uganda AirlinesURNoUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kigali to Bujumbura?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kigali and Bujumbura takes around 0.67 hours.

What is the flight distance between Kigali and Bujumbura?

The flight distance between Kigali and Bujumbura is 176 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kigali and Bujumbura?

Several carriers operate flights between Kigali and Bujumbura. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Ethiopian Airlines, Rwandair Express.

What are the most popular routes to and from Kigali?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kigali and Zanzibar, Nairobi, London, Montreal, Brisbane, Dar es Salaam, Dhaka, Sydney, Entebbe, Adelaide, Auckland, New Delhi, Johannesburg, Manila, Vijayawada, Perth, Mahé, Gdańsk, Melbourne, Northern Cyprus.

What are the most popular routes to and from Bujumbura?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Bujumbura and Nairobi, Mount Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam, Cologne, Birmingham, New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Mexico City, Bogotá, Dallas, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Cancún.

What airports are near Kigali?

The main airport in Kigali is Kigali International. It is also served by Kigali International, Goma International, Kihihi Airstrip.

What airports are near Bujumbura?

The main airport in Bujumbura is Bujumbura International. It is also served by Bujumbura International, Kigoma, Kavumu, Kamembe.

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