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

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The best prices from Chicago to Kigali 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)

CHI - KGL
Price
$941 - $1,724
KGL
Temperature
60.8 - 68 °F
KGL
Rainfall
0.1 - 7.1 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

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

Average price

$1,064

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

$941

From Chicago to Kigali

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?

Travelers have found that booking a Saturday departure is the best way to save up to 35% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save up to 12% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 46 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Kigali from $946 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $946 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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 $919. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $673. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Kigali in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 23% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Kigali in November, December 2020

The best prices found for CHI to KGL flights for November, December
26 Dec - 20 Jan
$1,077pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 27 Jan
$1,139pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 28 Jan
$1,195pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Kigali 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kigali from Chicago found for next year
26 Dec - 20 Jan
$1,077pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 27 Jan
$1,139pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 28 Jan
$1,195pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
KGL
Kigali Intl
KGL
Kigali Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Kigali flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Kigali

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Kigali due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Kigali for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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.

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 Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Air, and United Airlines flying from Chicago to Kigali Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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 Brussels Airlines for just $783, but on average you can expect to pay $843.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Kigali for under $800 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Kigali, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Kigali?

With an average temperature of 84 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Kigali are colder than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Kigali?

Departing from Chicago to Kigali will take you 19h 05m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Brussels Airlines ($783), United Airlines ($817), and Qatar Airways ($827) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Kigali. Brussels Airlines is 30% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

Destination information for Kigali

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Kigali
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RWF 979
Average temperature for November in Kigali
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Kigali
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Kigali

Top 5 airlines from Chicago to Kigali

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 change fee 76%
Brussels Airlines
$794 $1,078 No change fee N/A
KLM
$873 $1,206 No change 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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