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There are 6 ways to get from Dar es Salaam to Busia by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Kisumu, bus  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Kisumu (KIS) DAR - KIS
  2. Take the bus from Luanda to Busia

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Bus via Dar es Salaam  •  27h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Mombasa
  2. Take the bus from Mombasa to Busia

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Fly to Eldoret International, bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Eldoret International (EDL) DAR - EDL
  2. Take the bus from Kapsabet to Mumias
  3. Take the bus from Mumias to Busia

Bus  •  23h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Mombasa
  2. Take the bus from Mombasa to Busia

Bus via Nairobi  •  26h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Busia

Drive  •  19h 15m

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Busia 1282.1 km

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The cheapest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Busia is to bus via Dar es Salaam which costs $20 - $35 and takes 27h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Busia is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 19h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dar es Salaam to Busia. However, there are services departing from Dar es Salaam and arriving at Busia via Mombasa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 49m.

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The distance between Dar es Salaam and Busia is 992 km. The road distance is 1282.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dar es Salaam to Busia without a car is to bus which takes 23h 49m and costs $26 - $35.

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Dar es Salaam to Busia, including transfers.

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Dar es Salaam to Busia bus services, operated by Tahmeed Coach Ltd, depart from Dar es Salaam station.

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There is no direct flight from Dar es Salaam Airport to Kisumu Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Dar es Salaam to Busia bus services, operated by Modern Coast, arrive at Busia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dar es Salaam to Busia is 1282 km. It takes approximately 19h 15m to drive from Dar es Salaam to Busia.

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  • Distance: 991.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 38m

What companies run services between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Busia, Kenya?

You can take a bus from Dar es Salaam to Busia via Mombasa and Mombasa in around 23h 49m.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Kisumu via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Eldoret International via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Kisumu via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Eldoret International via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Bus operators
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Luanda to Busia
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Mumias to Busia
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Kapsabet to Mumias
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Book at
mashpoa.com
Modern Coast
Phone
+254 709 897 000
Email
customercare@modern.co.ke
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Mombasa to Busia
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
VIP
$19
First Class
$17
Business
$15
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
VIP
$18
Business
$16
Normal
$13
Darlux Co. Ltd
Phone
+255 744 666 643
Email
info@darlux.co.tz
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
darlux-booking-and-parcels-office.business.site
Normal
$27 - $40
The Guardian Coach
Phone
+254 726 511 628
Email
info@theguardiancoach.com
Website
theguardian.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Busia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke

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Egyptair, Air Tanzania, Kenya Airways and Jambojet Limited offer flights from Dar es Salaam 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 Dar es Salaam to Dar es Salaam Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $7 - $9.

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