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There are 5 ways to get from Kigali to Brussels by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly Kigali to Brussels  •  11h 14m

  1. Fly from Kigali (KGL) to Brussels (BRU) KGL - BRU

4 alternative options

Drive to Bujumbura, fly to Brussels  •  15h 4m

  1. Drive from Kigali to Bujumbura
  2. Fly from Bujumbura (BJM) to Brussels (BRU) BJM - BRU

Bus to Kamembe, fly to Brussels  •  30h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Kigali to Kabare
  2. Fly from Kamembe (KME) to Brussels (BRU) KME - BRU

Fly Kigali to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  15h 24m

  1. Fly from Kigali (KGL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) KGL - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

Drive  •  5 days 6h

  1. Drive from Kigali to Brussels 9689.3 km

Kigali (KGL) to Brussels (BRU) flights

The flight time between Kigali (KGL) and Brussels (BRU) is around 9h 32m and covers a distance of around 6361 km. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. Services are operated by Rwandair Express and Brussels Airlines. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Planes
9h 32m Average Duration
€498 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Kigali to Brussels is to fly which costs $240 - $1,100 and takes 11h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Kigali to Brussels is to fly which costs $240 - $1,100 and takes 11h 14m.

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The distance between Kigali and Brussels is 6357 km. The road distance is 9689.3 km.

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It takes approximately 11h 14m to get from Kigali to Brussels, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kigali Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 8h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kigali to Brussels is 9689 km. It takes approximately 5 days 6h to drive from Kigali to Brussels.

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Rwandair Express and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Kigali Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Kigali to Kigali Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $1 - $60.

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Map of how to get from Kigali to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 6357.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 14m

What companies run services between Kigali, Rwanda and Brussels, Belgium?

Rwandair Express and Brussels Airlines fly from Kigali to Brussels once daily.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Kigali to Brussels via Entebbe
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€500 - €1100
Flights from Bujumbura to Brussels via Entebbe
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1300
Flights from Kamembe to Brussels via Kigali, Kinshasa
Ave. Duration
21h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €900
Flights from Kamembe to Brussels via Kigali, Entebbe
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €850
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Kigali to Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€490 - €3100
Flights from Bujumbura to Brussels via Kigali
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€370 - €800
Flights from Kamembe to Brussels via Kigali
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€250 - €550
Flights from Kigali to Amsterdam Schiphol via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€500 - €1400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Bujumbura to Brussels via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €4400
Flights from Bujumbura to Brussels via Addis Ababa, Vienna
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €4400
Flights from Bujumbura to Brussels via Addis Ababa, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €4400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bujumbura to Brussels via Addis Ababa, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €4400
Flights from Kamembe to Brussels via Kigali, Kinshasa
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kigali to Amsterdam Schiphol via Entebbe
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1200
Flights from Kigali to Amsterdam Schiphol via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1200
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Kigali to Amsterdam Schiphol via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€550 - €1200
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kigali to Amsterdam Schiphol via Entebbe, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€650 - €900
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Kigali to Amsterdam Schiphol via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€500 - €1400
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
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

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