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Travelers usually depart from Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson when they travel from Nairobi to Kigali. The distance between Nairobi and Kigali is 758 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Rwandair Express, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Uganda Airlines, and Air Kenya. Nairobi and Kigali have 63 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Number of flights1216127-97

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Air France on and Mondays.

Kenya Airways on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

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

Check-in for a flight from Nairobi to Kigali

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Rwandair ExpressRWDWBYesUnknownNo
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYesUnknownNo
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYesUnknownNo
Uganda AirlinesURNoUnknownNo
Air KenyaXAKP2YesUnknownNo

Travel tips & how to get from Nairobi to Kigali

0The cheapest price of a one-way ticket from Nairobi to Kigali is £140. Round trip fares cost between £228 at the lowest and £2068 at most.

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Nairobi and Kigali takes around 2.1 hours.

What is the flight distance between Nairobi and Kigali?

The flight distance between Nairobi and Kigali is 758 km.

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

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

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.

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.

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