There are 4 ways to get from Dodoma to Nairobi by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly to Nairobi  •  5 h 58 min

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

$60 - $320

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  36 h 33 min

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

$14 - $22

2 alternative options

Fly to Nairobi Wilson  •  8 h 30 min

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

$80 - $240

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 $60 - $320 and takes 5 h 58 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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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Dodoma to Nairobi, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Nairobi is Nairobi Wilson (WIL) Airport which is 3.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Nairobi (NBO) (13.1 km), Nanyuki (NYK) (138.3 km), Masai Mara (MRE) (201.3 km) and Arusha (ARK) (232.7 km).

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Map of how to get from Dodoma to Nairobi.
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  • Distance: 347.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 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 5 times a day.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Tabora, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
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
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi via Tabora, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
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, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi Wilson via Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
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
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Dodoma to Nairobi Wilson via Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
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
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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