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Getting to Nyungwe Forest National Park

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Getting to Nyungwe from Kigali, Rwanda

If you are landing in Rwanda's capital city of Kigali and are planning on driving, the drive is about four hours in normal conditions. Rwanda's roads are, in comparison to neighboring countries, in good condition and motorcyclists are limited to two people per bike and helmets are required. 

Budget travellers: Public bus is available from Kigali.

Luxury travellers: RwandAir offers daily domestic flight service from Kigali to Nyungwe. The direct flight is around 30 minutes.


International airlines that service towns near Nyungwe Forest


RwandAir is the flag carrier airline of Rwanda. We serve most East African Community capital cities as well as Johannesburg and Dubai with daily flights. Recently, we introduced Flights to Lagos in Nigeria, Accra in Ghana, Juba in South Sudan and intend to expand to Doula in Cameroon. Our Current destinations include Nairobi, Entebbe, Mombasa, Bujumbura, Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Johannesburg, Brazzaville, Dubai, Lagos, Accra and Juba. We have codeshare agreements with SN Brussels on the Kigali-Brussels Sector and Ethiopian Airlines on the Kigali-Addis Ababa Sector. Website

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