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There are 8 ways to get from Kigali Airport (KGL) to Abuja Airport (ABV) by plane, car, bus, taxi, train or shuttle

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Fly Kigali to Abuja

  1. Fly from Kigali (KGL) to Abuja (ABV)

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Fly Kigali to Kaduna, train

  1. Fly from Kigali (KGL) to Kaduna (KAD)
  2. Take the train from Kaduna- Rigasa to Abuja

Drive to Bujumbura, fly to Abuja

  1. Drive from Kigali Airport (KGL) to Bujumbura
  2. Fly from Bujumbura (BJM) to Abuja (ABV)

Drive to Goma, fly to Abuja

  1. Drive from Kigali Airport (KGL) to Goma
  2. Fly from Goma (GOM) to Abuja (ABV)

Bus to Kamembe, fly to Abuja

  1. Take the bus from Kigali to Kabare
  2. Fly from Kamembe (KME) to Abuja (ABV)

Fly Kigali to Makurdi, taxi

  1. Fly from Kigali (KGL) to Makurdi (MDI)
  2. Take a taxi from Makurdi to Abuja Airport (ABV)

Fly Kigali to Enugu, shuttle

  1. Fly from Kigali (KGL) to Enugu (ENU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Enugu to Abuja

Drive

  1. Drive from Kigali Airport (KGL) to Abuja Airport (ABV)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Nigeria from July 1.

International flights leaving Rwanda are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Rwanda

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Last updated: November 30 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kigali Airport (KGL) to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly and train which costs $270 - $800 and takes 12h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Kigali Airport (KGL) to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly which costs $340 - $850 and takes 4h.

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The distance between Kigali Airport (KGL) and Abuja Airport (ABV) is 2812 km. The road distance is 5585.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4h to fly from Kigali (KGL) to Abuja (ABV), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The quickest flight from Kigali Airport to Abuja Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h.

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Abuja Airport (ABV) is 1h behind Kigali Airport (KGL). It is currently 6:54 AM in Kigali Airport (KGL) and 5:54 AM in Abuja Airport (ABV).

Yes, the driving distance between Kigali Airport (KGL) to Abuja Airport (ABV) is 5585 km. It takes approximately 4 days 4h to drive from Kigali Airport (KGL) to Abuja Airport (ABV).

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Rwandair Express offers flights from Kigali Airport to Abuja Airport.

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There are 219+ hotels available in Abuja Airport (ABV). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kigali Airport (KGL) to Abuja Airport (ABV).
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  • Distance: 2811.9 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Kigali Airport (KGL), Rwanda and Abuja Airport (ABV), Nigeria?

Rwandair Express flies from Kigali Airport (KGL) to Abuja Airport (ABV) 4 times a week.

Airlines
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from Kigali to Makurdi via Abuja
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Kigali to Makurdi via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Kigali to Makurdi via Addis Ababa, Abuja
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Kigali to Enugu via Lagos
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Kigali to Enugu via Nairobi, Lagos
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Kigali to Enugu via Addis Ababa, Lagos
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Bujumbura to Abuja via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Bujumbura to Abuja via Entebbe, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Bujumbura to Abuja via Addis Ababa, Lome
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Goma to Abuja via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Goma to Abuja via Addis Ababa, Lome
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Kamembe to Abuja via Kigali, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from Kigali to Enugu via Nairobi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Kigali to Abuja
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Bujumbura to Abuja via Kigali
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Bujumbura to Abuja via Addis Ababa, Kigali
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Bujumbura to Abuja via Entebbe, Kigali
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Goma to Abuja via Addis Ababa, Kigali
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Kamembe to Abuja via Kigali
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Azman Air
Website
airazman.com
Flights from Kigali to Kaduna via Lagos
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Kigali to Kaduna via Nairobi, Lagos
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Kigali to Kaduna via Addis Ababa, Lagos
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Dana Airlines
Website
flydanaair.com
Flights from Kigali to Enugu via Abuja
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Ibom Air
Website
ibomair.com
Flights from Kigali to Enugu via Abuja, Lagos
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
Phone
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Email
info@nrc.gov.ng
Website
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Kaduna- Rigasa to Abuja
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Economy
$8
Business Class
$13
First Class
$15
Bus operators
Volcano Express Ltd
Phone
+250788351253
Email
info@volcanoexpress.co.rw
Website
volcanoexpress.co.rw
Bus from Kigali to Kabare
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
volcanoexpress.co.rw
GUO Transport Co.
Phone
(+234) 817-459-4910
Email
feedback@guotransport.com
Website
guotransport.com
Shuttle from Enugu to Abuja
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
guotransport.com
Other operators
Taxi from Makurdi to Abuja Airport (ABV)
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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