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About Flights to Bujumbura

Summary info about Bujumbura flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

26h 05m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Bujumbura from United States in the last 72 hours is $994 (Newark to Bujumbura).
The best round-trip flight price to Bujumbura from United States in the last 72 hours is $1,322 (Dallas/Fort Worth to Bujumbura).
The fastest flight to Bujumbura from United States takes 26h 05m (Newark to Bujumbura).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Bujumbura, including Air Canada, Ethiopian Air and Undisclosed Carrier.

Bujumbura flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Bujumbura?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Bujumbura is on a Saturday when prices can be found for as low as $1,280. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $1,718.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Bujumbura?

Our data shows that the cheapest United States to Bujumbura flights are usually those with departure times in the evening. Our users have found flights to Bujumbura in the evening for as low as $1,345. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around $1,955. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

How long does it take to fly to Bujumbura?

On average, it takes 33h 45m to fly from United States to Bujumbura if you fly out of Los Angeles (the most popular airport in United States) and into Bujumbura (the most popular airport in Bujumbura). If you’re flying out of San Francisco and into Bujumbura, then the flight time is around 9h 55m.

Frequently asked questions about flying to Bujumbura

Bujumbura flight deals from major cities in the United States take different times to reach their destination, depending on their departure points and the number of layovers. Flights from Newark in New Jersey take approximately 39 hours 20 minutes before landing in Bujumbura, Burundi. Flight deals from Washington DC take approximately 20 hours and are one of the shortest routes into Burundi. You’ll find flight deals through momondo from San Francisco that take around 31 hours 20 minutes before landing in Bujumbura Airport, Bujumbura.

Currently, there aren’t any nonstop Bujumbura flight deals that originate from the United States, though you can find flights with multiple connections. Airlines that offer flights to Bujumbura from the US are Brussels Airlines, Egypt Air, Qatar Airlines, British Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, and Ethiopian Air. Flights from Newark to Bujumbura Airport, Burundi require layovers in Brussels and Kigali while those from San Francisco require layovers in Doha, Qatar, and Nairobi before landing in Bujumbura. Bujumbura flight deals from Washington DC require a single layover in Adis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Bujumbura flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Bujumbura found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
Oct 21
DFW5:00 amDallas/Fort Worth
26h 55m
2 stops
BJM7:55 amBujumbura
Nov 15
BJM4:10 pmBujumbura
27h 37m
3 stops
DFW7:47 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
Oct 20
DFW4:20 pmDallas/Fort Worth
39h 35m
2 stops
BJM7:55 amBujumbura
Nov 15
BJM4:10 pmBujumbura
27h 37m
3 stops
DFW7:47 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
Oct 4
ORD2:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
38h 00m
2 stops
BJM4:05 amBujumbura
Oct 30
BJM11:45 amBujumbura
28h 30m
3 stops
ORD4:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Brussels Airlines
Oct 20
DFW10:12 amDallas/Fort Worth
45h 43m
3 stops
BJM7:55 amBujumbura
Nov 15
BJM4:10 pmBujumbura
29h 15m
3 stops
DFW9:25 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
Oct 4
ORD3:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
37h 20m
2 stops
BJM5:15 amBujumbura
Oct 30
BJM12:30 pmBujumbura
54h 25m
2 stops
ORD6:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Ethiopian Air
Oct 4
ORD6:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 10m
1 stop
BJM2:25 amBujumbura
Oct 30
BJM1:15 pmBujumbura
21h 40m
2 stops
ORD10:55 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Bujumbura

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Bujumbura, view some of our deals below provided by Ethiopian Air and Undisclosed Carrier
Multiple Airlines
Jun 17
EWR4:45 amNewark
28h 10m
2 stops
BJM8:55 amBujumbura
Undisclosed Carrier
Jun 17
JFK1:30 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 45m
2 stops
BJM6:15 pmBujumbura
Multiple Airlines
Jun 17
EWR9:00 amNewark
44h 05m
3 stops
BJM5:05 amBujumbura

Which airlines fly to Bujumbura?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Bujumbura

There are 8 Ethiopian Air flights to Bujumbura in a normal week. The most common departure point is Addis Ababa Bole and the best Ethiopian Air ticket price seen on momondo is $1,244 (last 72 hours, from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, to Bujumbura). Ethiopian Air has a score of 7.8 from 114 user reviews on momondo.

Kenya Airways (7.6/10, 37 reviews) is also a popular choice for flights to Bujumbura, with deals from as low as $757 from New York John F Kennedy Intl, round-trip. With 6 Kenya Airways flights to Bujumbura on average each week, prices can vary significantly by origin and availability.

Popular routes to Bujumbura

Most frequently searched flights to Bujumbura along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
New York to Bujumbura Flights
Fastest flight time31h 15m
Cheapest price$1,459
Chicago to Bujumbura Flights
Fastest flight time20h 10m
Cheapest price$1,339
Los Angeles to Bujumbura Flights
Fastest flight time33h 45m
Cheapest price$1,934

Visa requirements for visiting Bujumbura

Citizens of the United States traveling to Burundi are required to have a passport that is valid for six months after their departure date. You are also required to obtain a visa and proof of yellow fever vaccination.

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Best things to do and see in Bujumbura

Enjoy your early morning interacting with wildlife at Rusizi National Park, an area that is also known for its vast population of rhinos and hippos. Immerse yourself and experience the local culture of the people of Bujumbura in a neighborhood known as Kanyosha. Apart from the wonderful opportunity to witness their way of life, the Kanyosha area also features a variety of beautiful flora and fauna. Don’t miss the sandy beaches of Lake Tanganyika. Restaurants, cafes, and outdoor activities like water skiing and sailing can also be found at the lake. The city center is also an attraction in itself. Walk through the colonial architecture and check out the Musee Vivant and the Islamic Cultural Center. Be sure to visit the lakes of Bujumbura, including Cohoha, Rweru, and Rwihinda. You can also enjoy a bird-watching experience in these areas. The village of Gilhelta is a craft wares village that offers an experience in traditional art and craft culture. You can purchase ceramics, wood carvings, and leatherworking items to take home to remember your trip to Bujumbura, Burundi.

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