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BOS — KGL
16 Apr — 23 Apr1
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Flights to Rwanda in 2024

Find the latest flights to Rwanda in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 910,493 searches and data was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

March

Average price

£547

Return from

£392

One-way from

£328
High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average for return flights in April 2024
From London to Kigali Intl
One-way flight from London to Rwanda

Average price of flights to Rwanda by month

Plan your trip to Rwanda by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Rwanda is currently £0 while a return flight costs £0. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Rwanda (average of £489). Flying to Rwanda in July will prove the most costly (average of £1,037). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

£552

February

£549

March

£553

April

£547

May

£390

June

£541

July

£826

August

£616

September

£539

October

£562

November

£544

December

£692

When is the best time to book a flight to Rwanda?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Rwanda. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Rwanda, you should look to book at least 16 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Rwanda

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Rwanda. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Rwanda. Reviews last updated 11 April 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown RwandAir, Kenya Airways and Qatar Airways to Rwanda. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7.9
Good
1,659 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7.9
Good
1,659 reviews
7.9
Good
1,659 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7.9
Good
49 reviews
7.9
Good
1,659 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7.8
Good
2,105 reviews
7.9
Good
1,659 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7.7
Good
4,513 reviews
7.9
Good
1,659 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

7.6
Good
1,845 reviews
7.9
Good
1,659 reviews

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.6

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.3

Boarding

7.8

Crew

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Departure was late. Plane much too small for an 11 hour flight. One bathroom was out of order in a completely full flight.

Related info for your journey

  • How long is the flight to Rwanda from the UK?

    Travel time from the UK to Rwanda varies depending on the airline you choose and the number of stopovers on your flight. The average trip time with a single stopover is almost 11h. Other factors that will impact your experience include the airport you depart from and the one you land at. Most flights to Rwanda from the UK originate in London, with London Heathrow being the most common departure point. London City Airport and London Gatwick Airport also offer flights to Rwanda. There are several airports in Rwanda, but Kigali Airport and Kamembe Airport are the two most commonly used.

  • Which cities offer direct flights to Rwanda from the UK?

    Unfortunately, there are currently no direct flights to Rwanda from the UK. However, multiple cities offer flights from the UK to Rwanda with one or two stopovers. For instance, you can choose to fly out of London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Birmingham, or Glasgow. Depending on your needs, you can choose Kamembe or Kigali for your destination, or you can opt for Goma, Kihihi, or Buakvu. Note that travel time with a single stopover can take up to 11h, but two stopovers may increase that to 14h or more. The most common stopover points include Brussels, Paris, Addis Ababa, Amsterdam, Entebbe, and Nairobi.

  • What is the best way to get around Rwanda?

    Taking a taxi is often the best way to get around while in Rwanda, particularly in Kigali, although you will find them in all cities. Buses and minibuses are also available and are largely efficient and affordable. Car hire is available as well, but not widely so, and you’ll need to book within an urban area. Note that if you intend to go to a national park, you’ll want one with four-wheel drive. Motorcycle rental is also available.

  • What are some things to do in Rwanda?

    While much of Rwanda remains wilderness, there are ample things to see and do during a stay. The Volcanoes National Park is stunning, for instance. Nyamata church and the Kigali Genocide Memorial are also popular. Akagera National Park is a major draw for visitors, and many tourists like to visit the Kimironko Market. Other options include the National Museum of Rwanda, Virunga National Park, Nyungwe National Park, and Lake Kivu.

  • Do I need a passport to fly to Rwanda from the UK?

    Yes, a passport is necessary to enter Rwanda from the UK. You’ll need to ensure that your passport is valid for at least six months after your date of entry and that you have a blank page. You will also need a visa to enter the country. You can purchase a 30-day tourist visa for around £30 or so. If you intend to remain in the country for a longer period, you’ll need to purchase a longer-term visa (non-tourist).

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Rwanda if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Rwanda on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Rwanda?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Kenya Airways is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Rwanda.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Rwanda?

    Kigali Intl Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Rwanda. One-way flights to Kigali Intl Airport typically cost £126, while return flights cost around £56.

  • How much is a return flight to Rwanda?

    A return flight to Rwanda will typically cost around £1,648, however they can be found for as little as £237.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Rwanda depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Rwanda, London offers the quickest one-way flight (8 hours 40 minutes).

  • Does Kigali Intl Airport have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Kigali Intl Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Kigali Intl Airport?

    Yes. Kigali Intl Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Host in Rwanda is the closest property to Kigali Intl Airport (0.0 mi away from Kigali Intl Airport).

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