The cheapest times to fly from KGL to ATL are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 20th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 ATL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1953 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1014 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Kigali (KGL) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1020 to $1682 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1015. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1780. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $765 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1225 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KGL to ATL flight.

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

KGL to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KGL to ATL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kigali. 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. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Kigali. 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 $1248. Return trip prices are from the ATL 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 ATL 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 KGL to ATL

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 ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1171
  • Average savings: $55 (4.45%)

See KGL to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (KGL > IST > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1215
  • Average savings: $10 (0.82%)

See KGL to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Etihad, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

How many flights go between Kigali and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from KGL to ATL.


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


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