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There are 8 ways to get from Arusha to Kitale by shuttle, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Shuttle, bus, taxi

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Arusha to Nairobi Airport
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Eldoret
  3. Take a taxi from Eldoret to Kitale

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Shuttle, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Arusha to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kitale

Shuttle, bus via Nairobi Airport (NBO)

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Arusha to Nairobi Airport
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kitale

Shuttle Bus , bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Arusha to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kitale

Drive

  1. Drive from Arusha to Kitale

Taxi to Kilimanjaro, fly to Kitale

  1. Take a taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Kitale (KTL)

Drive to Amboseli, fly to Kitale

  1. Drive from Arusha to Amboseli
  2. Fly from Amboseli (ASV) to Kitale (KTL)

Taxi to Kilimanjaro, fly to Eldoret International, drive

  1. Take a taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Eldoret International (EDL)
  3. Drive from Eldoret International to Kitale

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arusha to Kitale is to shuttle and bus which costs $35 - $45 and takes 17h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Arusha to Kitale is to taxi and fly and drive which costs $120 - $260 and takes 8h 19m.

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The distance between Arusha and Kitale is 522 km. The road distance is 654.2 km.

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The best way to get from Arusha to Kitale without a car is to shuttle and bus and taxi which takes 12h 32m and costs $150 - $200.

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It takes approximately 12h 32m to get from Arusha to Kitale, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kilimanjaro Airport to Kitale Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arusha to Kitale is 654 km. It takes approximately 9h 16m to drive from Arusha to Kitale.

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AirKenya Express, Safarilink and FlexFlight ApS offer flights from Kilimanjaro Airport to Kitale Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Kitale. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arusha to Kitale.
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  • Distance: 521.7 km
  • Duration: 12h 32m

What companies run services between Arusha, Tanzania and Kitale, Kenya?

There is no direct connection from Arusha to Kitale. However, you can take the shuttle to Nairobi Airport, take the walk to JKIA - Airport Town Stage, take the bus to Cabanas, take the walk to Tuskys, take the bus to Nairobi, take the bus to Eldoret, then take the taxi to Kitale. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Arusha to Kitale via Nairobi Airport, JKIA - Airport Town Stage, Otc, and Nairobi in around 17h 8m.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Kitale via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
17h 37m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Flights from Amboseli to Kitale via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Kitale via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Flights from Amboseli to Kitale via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Amboseli to Kitale via Mombasa, Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Eldoret International via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Eldoret International via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Eldoret International via Mombasa, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Bus operators
Impala Shuttle
Phone
+254710354845
Email
info@impalashuttle.com
Website
impalashuttles.com
Shuttle from Arusha to Nairobi Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
impalashuttles.com
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Kitale
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
East Africa Shuttles
Phone
+254 722-348656
Email
info@eastafricashuttles.com
Website
eastafricashuttles.com
Shuttle from Arusha to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
eastafricashuttles.com
Marangu Luxury Shuttles
Phone
+254 203 555 780
Email
info@marangushuttles.com
Website
marangushuttles.com
Shuttle from Arusha to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com
Other operators
Taxi from Eldoret to Kitale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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