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Book your trip to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson. The distance between Kigali and Nairobi is 758 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Rwandair Express, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Uganda Airlines, and Air Kenya. Kigali and Nairobi have 29 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Number of flights5364-56

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Kenya Airways on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

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

Check-in for a flight from Kigali to Nairobi

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

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 Zanzibar, Entebbe, Boston, Paris, Seattle, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Windhoek, Chicago, Bydgoszcz, Cape Town, Ukunda, Malindi, New York, Kinshasa, Lilongwe, Dallas, Mahé, Dhaka, Frankfurt.

What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Mombasa, Entebbe, Kisumu, Malindi, Ukunda, Eldoret, Addis Ababa, Lamu, New York, London, Juba, Zanzibar, Accra, Dar es Salaam, Paris, Johannesburg, Lusaka, Cape Town, Mumbai, Dubai.

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 Nairobi?

The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Amboseli, Nanyuki.

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