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There are 5 ways to get from Dodoma to Nairobi by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Nairobi  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Dodoma (DOD) to Nairobi (NBO) DOD - NBO

$40 - $250

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Train, bus  •  36 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Dodoma to Mwanza
  2. Take the bus from Mwanza to Nairobi

$14 - $22

3 alternative options

Fly to Nairobi Wilson  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Dodoma (DOD) to Nairobi Wilson (WIL) DOD - WIL

$45 - $300

Bus  •  25 h 16 min

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

$35

Drive  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Dodoma to Nairobi 518.6 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Dodoma to Nairobi is to train and bus which costs $14 - $22 and takes 36 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dodoma to Nairobi is to fly which costs $40 - $250 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dodoma to Nairobi. However, there are services departing from Dodoma and arriving at Nairobi via Dar es Salaam and Moshi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 16 min.

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The distance between Dodoma and Nairobi is 557 km. The road distance is 829.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dodoma to Nairobi without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 16 min and costs $35.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Dodoma to Nairobi, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dodoma to Nairobi is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs $40 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 and takes 25 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dodoma Airport to Nairobi Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Dodoma to Nairobi bus services, operated by Jipa Connection, arrive at Nairobi station.

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Map of how to get from Dodoma to Nairobi.
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  • Distance: 347.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

Auric Air Services Limited, Air Mauritius and three other airlines fly from Dodoma to Nairobi every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam and Moshi in around 25 h 16 min.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi Wilson via Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi Wilson via Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Limited
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Email
info@trl.co.tz
Website
trl.co.tz
Train from Dodoma to Mwanza
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
trl.co.tz
Bus operators
Kidia One Express
Phone
0719766088
Email
info@kidiaone.co.tz
Website
kidiaone.co.tz
Bus from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kidiaone.co.tz
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Moshi
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kidiaone.co.tz
Jipa Connection
Website
jipaconnection.com
Bus from Moshi to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
jipaconnection.com
Modern Coast
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Mwanza to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
modern.co.ke

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Yes, the driving distance between Dodoma to Nairobi is 830 km. It takes approximately 12 h 54 min to drive from Dodoma to Nairobi.

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Air Mauritius, Kenya Airways, Precision Air and two other airlines offer flights from Dodoma Airport to Nairobi Airport.

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