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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Drive to Amboseli, fly to Mombasa  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Arusha to Amboseli
  2. Fly from Amboseli (ASV) to Mombasa (MBA) ASV - MBA

$66 - $299

Cheapest option

Drive to Amboseli, fly to Ukunda, car ferry  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Arusha to Amboseli
  2. Fly from Amboseli (ASV) to Ukunda (UKA) ASV - UKA
  3. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa

$48 - $277

6 alternative options

Taxi to Kilimanjaro, fly to Mombasa  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Mombasa (MBA) JRO - MBA

$241 - $549

Bus, drive, train  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Arusha to Namanga
  2. Drive from Namanga to Emali
  3. Take the train from Emali to Mombasa

$127 - $145

Bus Coast Bus  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Arusha to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Mombasa

$71 - $73

Bus MASH  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Arusha to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Mombasa

$71 - $85

Shuttle, bus  •  17 h

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

$49 - $89

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Arusha to Mombasa 241.6 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a bus from Arusha to Mombasa via Nairobi and Nairobi in around 14 h 4 min.

Airlines
Mombasa Air Safari
Flights from Amboseli to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $250
Flights from Amboseli to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Blue sky Aviation
Flights from Amboseli to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $250
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,600
Train operators
Kenya Railways
Train from Emali to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
krc.co.ke
Bus operators
Marangu Luxury Shuttles
Website
marangushuttles.com
Bus from Arusha to Namanga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com
Bus from Arusha to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.com
Bus from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
coastbus.com
MASH
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Modern Coast
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
Riverside Shuttle Service
Website
riverside-shuttle.com
Shuttle from Arusha to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
riverside-shuttle.com
Crown Bus
Website
crownbus.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
crownbus.co.ke
Ferry operators
Kenya Ferries
Phone
254 20 2118344
Email
info@kenyaferry.co.ke
Website
kenyaferry.co.ke
Car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kenyaferry.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Arusha to Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Arusha and Mombasa is 339 km. The road distance is 387 km.

The cheapest way to get from Arusha to Mombasa is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 7 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Arusha to Mombasa is to taxi and fly which takes 1 h 48 min and costs $240 - $550.

No, there is no direct bus from Arusha to Mombasa. However, there are services departing from Arusha and arriving at Mombasa via Nairobi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Arusha to Mombasa, including transfers.