The cheapest times to fly from KGL to NBO are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • March 12th to April 15th
  • May 14th to September 16th (except the week of July 30th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from KGL to NBO is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $279 for Sunday flights during late October, or as low as $263 for Thursday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Nairobi

Flying from Kigali (KGL) to Nairobi (NBO) will usually cost between $263 to $279 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $263. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $274. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $11 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $267 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KGL to NBO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the KGL to NBO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

KGL to NBO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KGL to NBO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kigali. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $20 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $265. Return trip prices are from the NBO to KGL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from KGL to NBO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from KGL to NBO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Coastal Aviation, Ethiopian, Iberia, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, RwandAir, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Kigali International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 471 miles or 758 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from KGL to NBO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KGL to NBO flight is about 1 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Kigali and Nairobi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from KGL to NBO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KGL
Origination airport name Kigali International Airport
City Kigali
Country Rwanda
Latitude -2
Longitude 30.1

Return Airport

Destination code NBO
Destination airport name Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
City Nairobi
Country Kenya
Latitude -1.3
Longitude 36.9


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