Transportation and car hire

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You can get around Kigali in the local matatus (200 or 250 Frw, depending on how far you're going). They're each labeled with their destination. Kigali also just instituted a Kigali Bus Service, new, clean buses that cost the same. Of course, if you're not feeling brave enough, you can always take a taxi or a taxi-motorcycle. Notably, a taxi from the airport to hotels in Kigali supposedly costs 7,000 Frw, a fixed fee but you can still bargain and low the price.
Travel from Kigali to other towns in Rwanda is possible if you take the express matatus. There are several companies. Virungas is one of the most dependable; it's 1,500-2,500 Frw depending on where you're heading. Like all express matatus, the price is fixed. Atraco also leaves from the center of town. Addis Ababa Airport Lounge

The cheapest way to go from Kigali to Gisenyi (and vice versa) is via the Onatracom bus and Kigali BUs Service. Onatracom has green bus that leave according to a precise schedule--they operate about 4-5 buses a day. You can pick that up in Nyabugogo bus station
If you want to go to Burundi, Kampala, or Nairobi, inquire in Nyabugogo. The Jaguar bus goes up to Kampala and continues to Nairobi.

Taxi-motorcycles in towns other than Kigali should only cost 200 Frw.
Umuganda, or community work, is the last Saturday of each month. All Rwandans must participate, which can hamper transport in the morning!

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Saloon cars - USD 100 per day (inclusive of driver but excluding fuel)
4x4 Station Wagons (Land cruisers and Pajeros) - USD 200 per day (with driver, but excluding fuel)
4x4 Omni buses (7 seater, 10 seater and 12 seater) - USD 200 per day with a driver but excluding fuel.
Costa bus (25 and 28 seater) - USD 250 per day inclusive of driver, insurance but excluding fuel.