The cheapest times to fly from KGL to ADD are

  • July 23rd to May 6th

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 ADD is early October. Prices can be as high as $484 for Wednesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $481 for Saturday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Addis Ababa

Flying from Kigali (KGL) to Addis Ababa (ADD) will usually cost between $481 to $484 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $481. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $484. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $483 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KGL to ADD flight.

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

KGL to ADD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KGL to ADD 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 $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ADD, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into KGL. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Addis Ababa, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Kigali. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1 (0%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $482. Return trip prices are from the ADD 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 ADD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 43 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking KGL to ADD

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 KGL to ADD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (KGL > NBO > ADD)

  • Price for both tickets: $465
  • Average savings: $18 (3.73%)

See KGL to MBA flights

Hack #2: Mombasa (KGL > MBA > ADD)

  • Price for both tickets: $473
  • Average savings: $10 (1.97%)

See KGL to NBO flights

Hack #3: Entebbe/Kampala (KGL > EBB > ADD)

  • Price for both tickets: $480
  • Average savings: $3 (0.52%)

See KGL to EBB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: EgyptAir, Ethiopian, Iberia, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bole International Airport to Kigali International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 963 miles or 1550 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KGL to ADD flight is about 2 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Kigali and Addis Ababa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from KGL to ADD.


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 ADD
Destination airport name Bole International Airport
City Addis Ababa
Country Ethiopia
Latitude 9
Longitude 38.8


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