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Flights to Rwanda in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price£430Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from£403From London to Rwanda

Cheap flights to Rwanda in May, June 2022

The best prices found for KGL flights for May, June
17 Jun - 23 Jun
£471pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Egypt Air
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Jun - 20 Jun
£480pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Jun - 17 Jun
£483pp
LHR
London Heathrow
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Rwanda 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rwanda found for this year
15 Sep - 29 Sep
£398pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Brussels Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Nov - 19 Nov
£400pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Brussels Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Sep - 15 Sep
£408pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Brussels Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last minute flights to Rwanda

Late deals on return flights to Rwanda, departing today and this week
28 May - 15 Jun
£526pp
LHR
London Heathrow
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 13 Jun
£534pp
LHR
London Heathrow
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
26 May - 16 Jun
£542pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Egypt Air
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Rwanda from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Rwanda

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Rwanda.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Rwanda.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Rwanda.

Documents
Passenger Locator Form - Persons of 5 years and over must complete the form 72 hours prior to departure to Rwanda.


Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Rwanda?

Returning to United Kingdom from Rwanda

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rwanda are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Rwanda are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Rwanda?

The cheapest ticket to Rwanda found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£408
February
£454
March
£429
April
£508
May
£479
June
£486
July
£612
August
£562
September
£452
October
£413
November
£501
December
£554
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Rwanda. Flying to Rwanda in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Rwanda?

Average Kigali Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - KGL
Price
£409 - £872
KGL
Temperature
16 - 20 °C
KGL
Rainfall
3 - 180 mm

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Rwanda, you should look to book at least 60 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.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Rwanda?

The cheapest flights to Rwanda are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Rwanda?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Rwanda trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

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).

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