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There are 5 ways to get from Arua to Busia by bus, car or plane

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  1. Take the bus from Arua to Kampala
  2. Take the bus from Kampala to Kisumu
  3. Take the bus from Kisumu to Mumias
  4. Take the bus from Mumias to Busia

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Bus to Entebbe, fly to Jinja, drive

  1. Take the bus from Arua to Kampala
  2. Fly from Entebbe (EBB) to Jinja (JIN)
  3. Drive from Jinja to Busia

Drive

  1. Drive from Arua to Busia

Fly Arua to Kisumu, bus

  1. Fly from Arua (RUA) to Kisumu (KIS)
  2. Take the bus from Luanda to Busia

Fly Arua to Jinja, drive

  1. Fly from Arua (RUA) to Jinja (JIN)
  2. Drive from Jinja to Busia

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The most affordable way to get from Arua to Busia is to drive, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Arua to Busia is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 9h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arua to Busia. However, there are services departing from Arua and arriving at Busia via The Prestige Hotel Suites, Kampala, Kisumu and Mumias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 36m.

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The distance between Arua and Busia is 456 km. The road distance is 615.6 km.

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The best way to get from Arua to Busia without a car is to bus which takes 18h 36m and costs .

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It takes approximately 18h 36m to get from Arua to Busia, including transfers.

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Arua to Busia bus services, operated by KK Traveller, depart from Arua station.

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There is no direct flight from Arua Airport to Kisumu Airport. The quickest flight takes 24h 20m and has one stopover.

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Arua to Busia bus services, operated by Tahmeed Coach Ltd, arrive at Busia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arua to Busia is 616 km. It takes approximately 9h 34m to drive from Arua to Busia.

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  • Distance: 455.6 km
  • Duration: 18h 36m

What companies run services between Arua, Uganda and Busia, Kenya?

You can take a bus from Arua to Busia via Kampala, The Prestige Hotel Suites, Oasis Mall, Kampala, Kisumu, Kisumu, and Mumias in around 18h 36m.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Arua to Kisumu via Entebbe, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Bar Aviation
Website
baraviationug.com
Flights from Arua to Jinja via Entebbe
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$19 - $240
Flights from Entebbe to Jinja
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4 - $210
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from Arua to Kisumu via Entebbe
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $250
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Arua to Kisumu via Entebbe, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Bus operators
KK Traveller
Phone
+256 718204665
Email
administrator@kkcoaches.co.ug
Website
kkcoaches.com
Bus from Arua to Kampala
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kkcoaches.com
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Kampala to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.co.ke
Bus from Kisumu to Mumias
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
coastbus.com
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Mumias to Busia
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Luanda to Busia
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com

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AirKenya Express, Kenya Airways, African Express and two other airlines offer flights from Arua Airport to Kisumu Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Busia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arua to Arua Airport is to drive which takes 3 min and costs $1.

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