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Number of flights911149-710

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Kenya Airways on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

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

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Rwandair ExpressRWDWBYesUnknownNo
Air KenyaXAKP2YesUnknownNo
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYesUnknownNo
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYesUnknownNo
Skyward Express LimitedSEWOWYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kigali and Nairobi takes around 1.6 hours.

What is the flight distance between Kigali and Nairobi?

The flight distance between Kigali and Nairobi is 758 km.

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

Several carriers operate flights between Kigali and Nairobi. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Rwandair Express, Kenya Airways.

What are the most popular routes to and from Kigali?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kigali and Abeid Amani Karume International, O. R. Tambo International, Jomo Kenyatta International, Julius Nyerere International, Entebbe International, Moi International, Arusha, Bujumbura International, Juba International, Kisumu International, Kamembe.

What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Sharjah International, Indira Gandhi International, Abeid Amani Karume International, Chhatrapati Shivaji International, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International, Julius Nyerere International, Muscat International, Entebbe International, Moi International, Kilimanjaro International, Kigali International.

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