Kigali - Post Report Question and Answers

What is your home city/country? How long is the trip to post from there, with what connections? How easy/difficult is it to travel to this city/country?

Mid western US. The shortest travel time was 24 hours via Amsterdam. - Jan 2022

The States. Trips from the DC area to Kigali are at least 24 hours, with a few connections either in Europe or elsewhere in Africa. (It seems like a lot of flights to/from Kigali route through Addis Ababa, even if you're coming from/heading to a country east or south of Rwanda). It can be costly and time-consuming traveling in sub-Saharan Africa from Kigali, though going to Tanzania and Kenya is easy. (Tickets will run around $250 pp for Dar and Nairobi). - Jul 2020

United States. Trip takes 18+ hours. - Sep 2019

Washington, DC. It can take 24 -29 hours to get from there to here. - Jun 2018

Idaho - takes at least 30 hours (stopping in Amsterdam or Brussels, then usually Chicago or Minneapolis) - Dec 2017

Home city is Salt Lake City (USA). The trip is two 10-hour flights - Kigali - Amsterdam - Salt Lake City. - Jan 2017

Kigali to DC via Amsterdam on KLM usually which is about 24 for the whole trip door to door. - Apr 2016

Washington, DC is home The trip takes 23-30 hours generally with a layover in either Brussels or Amsterdam. - Oct 2014

Washington, DC. It takes between 20-24 hours to get to the east coast. KLM/Delta: KIG-Amsterdam-DC. - Jul 2014

Atlanta, about 19 hours of flying time with a layover in Amsterdam. - Sep 2013

Flights from the U.S. connecting through Europe (10 hours) and South Africa (5 hours) take a day. - May 2012

Washington, D.C. - 20hours with a layover in Europe (Brussels or Amsterdam). - Apr 2012

Seattle, Washington. About 16 hours. - Jul 2011

West Coast, 36 Hours. Most flights come through Brussels. - Jan 2010

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