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There are 6 ways to get from Rwanda to Serengeti by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Seronera, taxi  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Kigali (KGL) to Seronera (SEU) KGL - SEU
  2. Take a taxi from Seronera to Serengeti

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Bus, drive via Nairobi  •  28h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Kigali to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  3. Drive from Sirare to Serengeti

4 alternative options

Fly to Grumeti, taxi  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Kigali (KGL) to Grumeti (GTZ) KGL - GTZ
  2. Take a taxi from Grumeti to Serengeti

Fly to Mwanza, taxi  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from Kigali (KGL) to Mwanza (MWZ) KGL - MWZ
  2. Take a taxi from Mwanza to Serengeti

Bus, drive  •  27h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Kigali to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  3. Drive from Sirare to Serengeti

Drive  •  16h 51m

  1. Drive from Kigali to Serengeti 961.6 km

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rwanda to Serengeti is to bus and drive via Nairobi which costs $30 - $60 and takes 28h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Rwanda to Serengeti is to fly and taxi which costs $130 - $600 and takes 6h 50m.

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The distance between Rwanda and Serengeti is 517 km. The road distance is 961.6 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 6m to get from Rwanda to Serengeti, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kigali Airport to Seronera Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Serengeti is 1h ahead of Rwanda. It is currently 12:57 PM in Rwanda and 1:57 PM in Serengeti.

Yes, the driving distance between Rwanda to Serengeti is 962 km. It takes approximately 16h 51m to drive from Rwanda to Serengeti.

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Charterlines, Inc. and Auric Air Services Limited offer flights from Kigali Airport to Seronera Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Serengeti. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Rwanda to Serengeti.
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  • Distance: 517.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 6m

What companies run services between Rwanda and Serengeti, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Rwanda to Serengeti. However, you can take the bus to Kigali Airport, take the walk to Kigali airport, fly to Seronera, then take the taxi to Serengeti. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Kigali Airport, take the walk to Kigali airport, fly to Grumeti, then take the taxi to Serengeti.

Airlines
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Kigali to Seronera
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Kigali to Seronera via Mwanza
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Kigali to Grumeti
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Kigali to Grumeti via Mwanza
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Kigali to Mwanza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Kigali to Seronera via Mwanza
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from Kigali to Grumeti via Mwanza
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Kigali to Mwanza
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Bus operators
Modern Coast
Phone
+254 709 897 000
Email
customercare@modern.co.ke
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Kigali to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
16h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
BIZ
$31 - $34
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Sirare
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
The Guardian Coach
Phone
+254 726 511 628
Email
info@theguardiancoach.com
Website
theguardian.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Sirare
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Seronera to Serengeti
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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