Distance from Uganda to Rwanda

Name Uganda Rwanda
Country flag Flag of Uganda Flag of Rwanda
Country ISO code UG / UGA RW / RWA
Continent Africa Africa
Continent code AF AF
Capital - Kigali
Total cities 6049 5150
Cost of living Cost of living in Uganda Cost of living in Rwanda
DD coordinates 1.370730 / 32.303241 -1.943706 / 29.880578
DMS coordinates 1°22'14.63" N / 32°18'11.67" E -1°56'37.34" S / 29°52'50.08" E
UTM coordinates 36N 422488.32938526 151518.35964903 35M 820488.6351194 9784887.8640235
Time zone - Africa/Kigali
Airports Airports in Uganda: 36 Airports in Rwanda: 8
Straight distance from Uganda to Rwanda is 456 kilometers (284 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Uganda from Rwanda, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 1.370730 / 32.303241 (UG) and -1.943706 / 29.880578 (RW).


Find out the distance from Uganda to Rwanda using our online calculator to plan your trip with maximum comfort, understanding the UG to RW distance is also helpful for choosing the most suitable mode of transport.

To learn an answer to the question "How far is Uganda from Rwanda?", enter the countries names or opt for our list of cities for each destination. Geographically, your departure coordinates are 1.370730 / 32.303241 while you arrive at -1.943706 / 29.880578. The calculator shows the shortest distance between UG and RW and illustrates the route as a straight line on the map.

So, how far is it from Uganda to Rwanda? The distance is 456 km / 284 mil, and it displays remoteness based on the haversine formula, which factors in the spherical shape of the Earth for more precise results.

Also, the service will show you how many hours from Uganda to Rwanda by air, car and other modes of transport according to the average speed of each transportation type. For example, the flight time is 0 hours, 32 minutes while the IATA country codes are (UG to RW).

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Uganda (UG)
Arrives in Rwanda (RW)
Uganda to Rwanda distance 456 km / 284 mil
Avg car duration 5 hours, 4 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 7 hours, 36 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 4 hours, 33 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 30 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest way from UG and RW is 456 kilometers = 284 miles.
To get from UG to RW by plane, you need to travel 456 kilometers = 284 miles. With an average plane speed of 560 miles, the journey to RW will take about 0 hours, 30 minutes.
You’ll spend approximately 7 hours, 36 minutes travelling from Uganda (UG) to Rwanda (RW), but you also need to factor in possible stops for a night’s rest, food breaks, refueling your car, and others pauses.
Yes, you can travel to Uganda from Rwanda provided that the entry regulations are met.