The cheapest times to fly from DFW to KGL are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • March 19th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 26th and 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 DFW to KGL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2694 for Thursday flights during mid July, or as low as $1034 for Monday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Kigali

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Kigali (KGL) will usually cost between $1038 to $1646 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1037. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1785. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $748 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1279 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to KGL flight.

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

DFW to KGL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to KGL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kigali, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $142 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1274. Return trip prices are from the KGL to DFW 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 DFW 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 16 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DFW 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 DFW to KGL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1084
  • Average savings: $195 (15.25%)

See DFW to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1084
  • Average savings: $195 (15.21%)

See DFW to LGA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1099
  • Average savings: $180 (14.04%)

See DFW to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Etihad, 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 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8408 miles or 13531 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to KGL flight is about 16 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Kigali?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from DFW to KGL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

Return Airport

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


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