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You want to get on a cheap flight from Kigali to Johannesburg. The way to do this is by first typing your flight details into the flight price comparison tool on the left (town you're departing from, town you're arriving at, departure date, arrival date and number of passengers). Check this price against the prices which the airlines offer on their flight booking sysems (links below).


  • 7 Dec 2013 South African Airways quits flying from Kigali to OR Tambo International Airport, but carries on selling flights on the route via its new codeshare partner, RwandAir

  • 17 Oct 2012 RwandAir changes its flight times to taking off from Kigali at 01h30 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays; as well as being scheduled to leave at 14h45 on Fridays and Sundays.

2 Apr 2012

Rwandair changes its flights times - it is now scheduled to leave Kigali at 11h00 and arrive at JNB at 15h00

1 Mar 2012

Rwandair shifts to night flights from Kigali to Johannesburg, scheduled to leave Kigali at 20h00 and arriving at O.R. Tambo International Airport at 00h01

17 Jan 2012

South African Airways commences direct flights from Kigali to Johannesburg.

17 Aug 2009

Rwandair introduces a 5th weekly flight between Kigali & Johannesburg, and changes the arrival time to 16h45 to give better connections (to) intercontinental passengers departing from Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport.

Oct 2008

Rwandair Express recommences flights between Kigali & Johannesburg.

Airlines flying from Kigali to Johannesburg


Ethiopian Airlines

Kigali International Airport (KGL) to
Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)

1-stop (20h35m)
Addis Ababa (ADD)

Rwandair Express

Kigali International Airport (KGL) to
Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)


South African Airways quit flying from Kigali to Johannesburg on the 7th December 2013.

Shortest flight path

The map which follows shows the shortest flight path from Kigali to Johannesburg.

Kigali to Johannesburg flight path

Johannesburg car rental options

For your convenience, here's a list of Johannesburg car rental options:

Avis car rental

Budget car rental

Europcar rentals

First Car Rental

Hertz car rental

Tempest car hire

Thrifty Car Rental

R24 road out of Johannesburg International Airport


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