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There are 4 ways to get from Kakamega to Kericho by bus or car

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Bus, Matatu  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Kakamega to Naivasha
  2. Take the Matatu from Naivasha to Nairobi
  3. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kericho

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Bus  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Kakamega to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kericho

2 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Kakamega to Kapsabet
  2. Drive from Kapsabet to Kericho

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Kakamega to Kericho 131 km

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The cheapest way to get from Kakamega to Kericho is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Kakamega to Kericho is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kakamega to Kericho. However, there are services departing from Kakamega and arriving at Kericho via Naivasha and Nairobi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 59m.

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It is 93 km from Kakamega to Kericho. It is approximately 131 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Kakamega to Kericho without a car is to bus and Matatu which takes 11h 59m and costs $19 - $27.

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It takes approximately 11h 59m to get from Kakamega to Kericho, including transfers.

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Kakamega to Kericho bus services, operated by Coast Bus, depart from Kakamega station.

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Kakamega to Kericho bus services, operated by Easy Coach, arrive at Kericho station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kakamega to Kericho is 131 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Kakamega to Kericho.

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

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  • Distance: 93.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 59m

What companies run services between Kakamega, Kenya and Kericho, Kenya?

You can take a bus from Kakamega to Kericho via Naivasha, Nairobi, and Nairobi in around 11h 59m.

Bus operators
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.co.ke
Bus from Kakamega to Naivasha
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
coastbus.com
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Naivasha to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Kericho
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
The Guardian Coach
Phone
+254 726 511 628
Email
info@theguardiancoach.com
Website
theguardian.co.ke
Bus from Kakamega to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Kakamega to Kapsabet
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Book at
mashpoa.com

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