Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Kigali (KGL)

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The best prices from Chicago to Kigali Intl are usually found in March or September, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Kigali (KGL)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to KGL flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Kigali flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kigali.
CHI - KGL
Price
$941 - $1,724

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$941

From Chicago (CHI) to Kigali Intl

One-way from

$465

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Kigali Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Kigali?

Flights from Chicago to Kigali are found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Kigali.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Kigali?

March can be a great time to fly to Kigali from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $1,124. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $792. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Kigali (CHI - KGL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Kigali is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Kigali?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Kigali, book at least 59 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 28% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,246 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,290.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Kigali in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to KGL flights for October, November
30 Oct - 12 Nov
$707pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 12 Nov
$832pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 12 Nov
$870pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Kigali 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kigali from Chicago found for this year
30 Oct - 12 Nov
$707pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$823pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 12 Nov
$832pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Kigali

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kigali from Chicago, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 12 Nov
$707pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 12 Nov
$832pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 12 Nov
$870pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Kigali Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Kigali
1:05 pm - 3:00 pm
Brussels Airlines
1 Stop
17h 55m
ORD - KGL
Brussels Airlines
7:30 pm - 4:15 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
24h 45m
ORD - KGL
Multiple Airlines
$690
Fareboom
12:15 am - 9:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
37h 25m
ORD - KGL
Multiple Airlines
$615
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Kigali

What airport do you fly into for flights to Kigali from Chicago?

Kigali Intl (KGL) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Chicago to Kigali. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kigali Intl from Chicago; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 7 airlines have flights to the Kigali airport from Chicago. It is only a 3.2 mi journey from Kigali Intl (KGL) to Kigali’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Kigali Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, and KLM flying from Chicago to Kigali Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Kigali Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Kigali Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Kigali for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Kigali for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $790, but on average you can expect to pay $859.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Kigali for under $800?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Chicago to Kigali within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Kigali round-trip?

Currently priced at $790, Qatar Airways will fly you from Chicago to Kigali and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and Air Canada - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $823 and $843, respectively. Qatar Airways is priced at 29% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Kigali?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Kigali is $700. On average you can expect to pay $1,706. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Kigali Intl), can usually be booked for $790.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Kigali?

Ethiopian Air, Etihad Airways and KLM are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Kigali.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kigali, Rwanda

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kigali from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Kigali Intl

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kigali Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kigali Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Kigali Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Kigali?

Returning to Chicago from Kigali Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kigali Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kigali Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Kigali

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Kigali.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RWF 994
Average temperature for October in Kigali
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Kigali
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Kigali

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Kigali Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Kigali choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
$700 $938 No cancel fee 76%
Brussels Airlines
$794 $1,078 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$873 $1,206 No cancel fee 75%
Ethiopian Air
$911 $1,338 No cancel fee 72%
Turkish Airlines
$1,032 $1,672 No cancel fee 77%
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