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There are 7 ways to get from Dodoma to Kakamega by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Kisumu, taxi  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Dodoma (DOD) to Kisumu (KIS) DOD - KIS
  2. Take a taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega

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Fly to Nairobi, Matatu, bus  •  11h 17m

  1. Fly from Dodoma (DOD) to Nairobi (NBO) DOD - NBO
  2. Take the Matatu from Nairobi to Naivasha
  3. Take the bus from Naivasha to Kakamega

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Fly to Eldoret International  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Dodoma (DOD) to Eldoret International (EDL) DOD - EDL

Bus, Matatu  •  30h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
  3. Take the Matatu from Nairobi to Naivasha
  4. Take the bus from Naivasha to Kakamega

Bus  •  31h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
  3. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kakamega

Bus via Nairobi  •  32h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam
  2. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
  3. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kakamega

Drive  •  17h 11m

  1. Drive from Dodoma to Kakamega 1056.8 km

Dodoma (DOD) to Eldoret International (EDL) flights

The flight time between Dodoma (DOD) and Eldoret International (EDL) is around 9h 58m and covers a distance of around 735 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 46m. Services are operated by Air Tanzania, Kenya Airways, Jambojet Limited and others. Typically 28 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

28 Weekly Planes
9h 58m Average Duration
$249 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dodoma to Kakamega is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 17h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Dodoma to Kakamega is to fly and taxi which takes 7h 36m and costs $250 - $450.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dodoma to Kakamega. However, there are services departing from Dodoma and arriving at Kakamega via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi and Naivasha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 23m.

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The distance between Dodoma and Kakamega is 726 km. The road distance is 1056.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dodoma to Kakamega without a car is to bus and Matatu which takes 30h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 36m to get from Dodoma to Kakamega, including transfers.

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Dodoma to Kakamega bus services, operated by Kidia One Express, depart from Dodoma station.

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The best way to get from Dodoma to Kakamega is to fly which takes 8h 4m and costs $300 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus and Matatu, which costs and takes 30h 23m.

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There is no direct flight from Dodoma Airport to Kisumu Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 50m and has two stopovers.

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Dodoma to Kakamega bus services, operated by Coast Bus, arrive at Kakamega station.

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Map of how to get from Dodoma to Kakamega.
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  • Distance: 726.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 36m

What companies run services between Dodoma, Tanzania and Kakamega, Kenya?

Air Tanzania, Kenya Airways and two other airlines fly from Dodoma to Kakamega 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dodoma to Kakamega via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Nairobi, and Naivasha in around 30h 23m.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Dodoma to Kisumu via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Dodoma to Kisumu via Dar es Salaam, Hahaia, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Dodoma to Kisumu via Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Dodoma to Eldoret International via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Dodoma to Eldoret International via Dar es Salaam, Hahaia, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Dodoma to Eldoret International via Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Dodoma to Kisumu via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Dodoma to Kisumu via Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Bus operators
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Nairobi to Naivasha
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.co.ke
Bus from Naivasha to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
coastbus.com
Kidia One Express
Phone
0714583373
Email
info@kidiaone.co.tz
Website
kidiaone.co.tz
Bus from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kidiaone.co.tz
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
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Nairobi to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
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mashpoa.com
VIP
$22
Business
$20
Normal
$16
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Dodoma to Kakamega is 1057 km. It takes approximately 17h 11m to drive from Dodoma to Kakamega.

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Precision Air, Jambojet Limited, Safarilink and two other airlines offer flights from Dodoma Airport to Kisumu Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Kakamega. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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