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There are 4 ways to get from Arusha to Kitale by shuttle, bus, car, taxi or plane

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Shuttle, bus

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

Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Arusha to Kitale

Taxi, fly, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Eldoret (EDL)
  3. Take the bus from Eldoret 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 - $50 and takes 15h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Arusha to Kitale is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9h 16m.

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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 which takes 15h 26m and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 15h 26m to get from Arusha to Kitale, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kilimanjaro Airport to Eldoret Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m 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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Kenya Airways, Fly540, Airbus France and three other airlines offer flights from Kilimanjaro Airport to Eldoret Airport.

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

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  • Distance: 521.7 km
  • Duration: 15h 26m

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

You can take a bus from Arusha to Kitale via Arusha Airport, Nairobi Airport, JKIA - Passenger Boarding, Cabanas, Tuskys, and Nairobi in around 15h 43m.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Eldoret via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Eldoret via Mombasa, Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Bus operators
East Africa Shuttles
Phone
+254 722-348656
Email
info@eastafricashuttles.com
Website
eastafricashuttles.com
Shuttle from Arusha to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
eastafricashuttles.com
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Kitale
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
A.A.B.S.
Phone
+254-722 763 818
Email
info@aashuttles.com
Website
aashuttles.com
Bus from Arusha Airport to Nairobi Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $33
Schedules at
aashuttles.com
Private
$29 - $33
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Eldoret to Kitale
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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