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The most popular airlines for this route are Rwandair Express, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Auric Air, and Coastal Aviation. Kigali and Zanzibar have 55 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Number of flights164108-116

Check-in for a flight from Kigali to Zanzibar

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Rwandair ExpressRWDWBYes
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYes
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYes
Auric AirAUKUIYes
Coastal AviationCSVCQYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Kigali?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kigali and Nairobi, London, Montreal, Brisbane, Dar es Salaam, Dhaka, Sydney, Entebbe, Adelaide, Auckland, New Delhi, Johannesburg, Manila, Vijayawada, Perth, Mahé, Gdańsk, Melbourne, Northern Cyprus, Riyadh.
What are the most popular routes to and from Zanzibar?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Zanzibar and Mount Kilimanjaro, Mombasa, London, Nairobi, Dublin, Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg, Durban, Entebbe, Blantyre, Brussels, Bangkok, Port Elizabeth, Marrakesh, Pemba, Mwanza, Pemba Island, New Delhi, Harare.
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 Zanzibar?
The main airport in Zanzibar is Abeid Amani Karume International. It is also served by Abeid Amani Karume International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Kigali and Zanzibar?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Kigali and Zanzibar thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Kigali and Zanzibar can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Kigali and Zanzibar?
Currently, you can fly between Kigali and Zanzibar with Rwandair Express, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Auric Air, Coastal Aviation.
When's the best time to travel between Kigali and Zanzibar?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Kigali and Zanzibar, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Kigali and Zanzibar?
Traveling between Kigali and Zanzibar, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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