Cheap flights from Kigali to Istanbul

Choose between Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, or Rwandair Express to find the best price

Book your trip to arrive at Istanbul Airport, Sabiha Gökçen International, or Istanbul Büyük Otogari. The distance between Kigali and Istanbul is 4815 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Rwandair Express, Pegasus, and Qatar Airways. Kigali and Istanbul have 202 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), Blue Mosque, Istanbul, and Topkapi Palace.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights21452244-5317

Fly direct with

Turkish Airlines on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Kigali to Istanbul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYesUnknownNo
Rwandair ExpressRWDWBYesUnknownNo
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownOpens 3 days before flight
Closes 0.75 hours before flight
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kigali and Istanbul takes around 8.2 hours.

What is the flight distance between Kigali and Istanbul?

The flight distance between Kigali and Istanbul is 4815 km.

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

Several carriers operate flights between Kigali and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Kigali?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kigali and Heathrow, Göteborg Landvetter, Dubai International, Lisbon Portela, Faro, Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Palma de Mallorca, Málaga, Milan Bergamo International Airport, Vienna International Airport, Dublin.

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and London Stansted, Antalya, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Vienna International Airport, Dalaman, Milas–Bodrum, Bari Karol Wojtyła, Stockholm Skavsta, Belgrade Nikola Tesla, Adnan Menderes, Barcelona–El Prat.

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 Istanbul?

The main airport in Istanbul is Istanbul Airport. It is also served by Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir.

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