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Tips to know when travelling to Bujumbura

Travelers usually depart from Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson when they travel from Nairobi to Bujumbura. The distance between Nairobi and Bujumbura is 875 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Rwandair Express, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates, and Fly540. Nairobi and Bujumbura have 58 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Direct flights112716-319
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Kenya Airways on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Nairobi to Bujumbura

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Rwandair ExpressRWDWBYes
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYes
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYes
EmiratesUAEEKNo
Fly540FFV5HYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Nairobi to Bujumbura?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Nairobi and Bujumbura takes around 1.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Nairobi and Bujumbura?
The flight distance between Nairobi and Bujumbura is 875 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Nairobi and Bujumbura?
Several carriers operate flights between Nairobi and Bujumbura. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Kenya Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Mombasa, Malindi, Ukunda, Kisumu, Entebbe, Eldoret, London, Lamu, Melbourne, Perth, Dublin, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam, Sydney, Mumbai, Juba, Maasai Mara, Kigali, Addis Ababa, Durban.
What are the most popular routes to and from Bujumbura?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Bujumbura and Mount Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam, Birmingham, Cologne, New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Mexico City, Bogotá, Dallas, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Cancún, Houston.
Which airports are there in Nairobi?
Nairobi is mainly served by Jomo Kenyatta International. But there are other airports nearby, including Wilson.
What airports are near Nairobi?
The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Amboseli, Nanyuki.
What airports are near Bujumbura?
The main airport in Bujumbura is Bujumbura International. It is also served by Bujumbura International, Kigoma, Kavumu, Kamembe.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Nairobi and Bujumbura?
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