Virunga Express Rwanda

Virunga Express Tickets, Price List, Contact

Virunga Express Bus Service is a public transport company in Rwanda that makes up one of the companies in the group of Virunga Express companies. 

Virunga Express Bus was founded on 8th August, 2001 with 2 Mini-buses and 4 employees, by Niyitegeka Bonaventure, a young entrepreneur just twenty-five years old, inspired by a similar existing bus company “Volcano Express” when he was at National Rwanda University. 

The company has grown in an even manner by embracing an overhaul investment over the last 22 years to become one of the most reliable and competitive bus providers in the country, with 70 buses and more than 154 permanent employees.

Virunga Express Contact Details

For further enquiries and booking procedures, you can reach Virunga Express via the following means;

  • Head office: Kigali, Ruhengeri Rd, Ruhengeri, Rwanda.
  • Phone number: +250 788 380 982
  • Phone number: +250 788 431 960
  • Mailing Address: P.O.Box 121, Musanze, Rwanda.
Virunga Express ticket prices

Booking Virunga Express Bus Tickets

Usually, booking is done by visiting the bus terminals on the day of departure. However, you can now book your tickets virtually from the comfort of your home.

Here is a guideline to assist you in the booking procedure;

  • Visit (a website partnering with Virunga Express bus company) 
  • Search your bus by inputting your departure point, destination and departure date.
  • Available buses would come up, then you select the seats of your choice, boarding point and dropping point.
  • You are required to provide some personal details such as name, phone number and email address .
  • Proceed to payment via available options 
  • You will receive a confirmation sms or email with your ticket.
  • Download the ticket and present it on the day of departure.
Virunga Express Contact

Virunga Express Bus Major Routes

Below are some of the routes plied daily by Virunga Express;

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• Kigali to Rubavu 

• Kigali to Musanze 

• Kigali to Gicumbi 

• Musanze to Kigali 

• Rubavu to Kigali 

• Musanze to Rubavu 

• Gicumbi to Kigali 

• Rubavu to Musanze 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I get updates on Virunga Express ?

To know more about the transport company, keep abreast of discounts as well as see picture trips, you can check out the company’s social media pages; Facebook: Virunga Express Ltd and Twitter: Virunga Express Ltd.

  • How does Virunga Express give back to society?

Asides providing great transport services, the bus company also employs numerous Rwandans thus reducing job scarcity in the society. Follow the company’s social media pages to know when next job slots are available.

  • Can I hire a bus for an occasion?

Yes, you can hire a bus for your occasion. Visit the company’s website and contact them with their phone numbers for more information.


Virunga Express Bus Service is the most efficient, comfortable and affordable way to travel to and from the Northern and Western provinces of Rwanda. They provide vehicles that are one of the most comfortable in the whole country and ensure that passengers reach their destination safely and on time. Use our Tpchecker Transport Checker Tool to confirm the price of your trip.

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