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There are 7 ways to get from Arua to Busia by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Arua to Kampala
  2. Take the bus from Kampala to Busia

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Drive  •  9h 34m

  1. Drive from Arua to Busia 615.6 km

Fly Arua to Entebbe, bus  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Arua (RUA) to Entebbe (EBB) RUA - EBB
  2. Take the bus from Kampala to Busia

Fly Arua to Jinja, drive  •  20h 12m

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

Bus to Entebbe, fly to Jinja, drive  •  11h 45m

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

Fly Arua to Kisumu, bus  •  10h 9m

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

Drive to Juba, fly to Entebbe, bus  •  15h 24m

  1. Drive from Arua to Juba
  2. Fly from Juba (JUB) to Entebbe (EBB) JUB - EBB
  3. Take the bus from Kampala to Busia

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The cheapest way to get from Arua to Busia is to bus which costs $16 and takes 12h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Arua to Busia is to fly and bus which takes 7h 17m and costs $35 - $450.

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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 Kampala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 28m.

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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 12h 28m and costs $16.

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It takes approximately 12h 28m 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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The quickest flight from Arua Airport to Entebbe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Arua to Busia bus services, operated by Buscar E.A Limited, 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: 12h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Arua to Busia via Kampala and Kampala in around 12h 28m.

Airlines
Bar Aviation
Website
baraviationug.com
Flights from Arua to Jinja via Entebbe
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $270
Flights from Entebbe to Jinja
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $300
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Arua to Kisumu via Entebbe, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Uganda Airlines
Website
ugandairlines.com
Flights from Juba to Entebbe
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Eagle Air Uganda
Website
eagleair-ug.com
Flights from Arua to Entebbe
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $440
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Arua to Kisumu via Entebbe, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
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
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Buscar E.A Limited
Phone
0790 700700
Email
buscareltd@gmail.com
Bus from Kampala to Busia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Website
http://bus-car.co.ke/?fbclid=IwAR0ue-tmedLmaiQ3pC7R6TuzahIO7p698XH5v32MsQRE75qD18nAkNRKeR4#/
Normal
$6
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Kisumu to Busia
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $24
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com

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Eagle Air Uganda offers flights from Arua Airport to Entebbe Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Busia. Prices start at $0 USD per night.

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

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