The cheapest times to fly from ATL to KGL are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 9th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 ATL to KGL is late September. Prices can be as high as $2455 for Monday flights during late June, or as low as $1034 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Kigali

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Kigali (KGL) will usually cost between $1080 to $1933 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1083. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $2020. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $937 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1201 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to KGL flight.

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

ATL to KGL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to KGL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Kigali, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $171 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1314. Return trip prices are from the KGL to ATL 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 ATL to KGL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 50 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to KGL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to KGL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ATL > JFK > KGL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1006
  • Average savings: $195 (16.24%)

See ATL to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ATL > LGA > KGL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1019
  • Average savings: $182 (15.16%)

See ATL to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (ATL > EWR > KGL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1027
  • Average savings: $174 (14.49%)

See ATL to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Etihad, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kigali International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7696 miles or 12385 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to KGL flight is about 14 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Kigali?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from ATL to KGL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

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


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.