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The cheapest times to fly from KGL to LAX are

  • January 8th to May 20th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • 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 LAX is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2234 for Friday flights during mid August, or as low as $1123 for Sunday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Kigali (KGL) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1265 to $1940 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1245. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2021. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $776 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1502 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KGL to LAX flight.

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

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KGL to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KGL to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than 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

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KGL. Fridays 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 $133 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1471. Return trip prices are from the LAX to KGL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from KGL to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 58 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Hacking KGL to LAX

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 LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (KGL > LGW > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1058
  • Average savings: $444 (29.56%)

See KGL to AMS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (KGL > AMS > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1147
  • Average savings: $355 (23.64%)

See KGL to LGW flights

Hack #3: Cairo (KGL > CAI > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1163
  • Average savings: $340 (22.6%)

See KGL to CAI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, 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 Los Angeles International Airport to Kigali International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9436 miles or 15186 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KGL to LAX flight is about 17 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Kigali and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from KGL to LAX.

 

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 LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

 

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