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There are 8 ways to get from Kakamega to Mombasa by taxi, plane, car ferry, bus, train or car

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Taxi to Kisumu, fly to Mombasa

  1. Take a taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu
  2. Fly from Kisumu (KIS) to Mombasa (MBA)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kakamega to Mombasa

Taxi to Kisumu, fly to Ukunda, car ferry

  1. Take a taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu
  2. Fly from Kisumu (KIS) to Ukunda (UKA)
  3. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa

Bus to Eldoret International, fly to Mombasa

  1. Take the bus from Kakamega to Kapsabet
  2. Fly from Eldoret International (EDL) to Mombasa (MBA)

Bus to Eldoret International, fly to Ukunda, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Kakamega to Kapsabet
  2. Fly from Eldoret International (EDL) to Ukunda (UKA)
  3. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa

Bus, Matatu, train

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

Bus via Mumias

  1. Take the bus from Mumias to Mombasa

Drive

  1. Drive from Kakamega to Mombasa

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kakamega to Mombasa is to bus which costs $14 - $17 and takes 12h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Kakamega to Mombasa is to taxi and fly which costs $200 - $230 and takes 2h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kakamega and arriving at Mombasa. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 30m.

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The distance between Kakamega and Mombasa is 728 km. The road distance is 864.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kakamega to Mombasa without a car is to bus and Matatu and train which takes 12h 34m and costs $75 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Kakamega to Mombasa, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Kisumu Airport to Mombasa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kakamega to Mombasa is 864 km. It takes approximately 12h 51m to drive from Kakamega to Mombasa.

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Map of how to get from Kakamega to Mombasa.
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  • Distance: 728.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

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

Coast Bus operates a bus from Kakamega to Mombasa once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $17 and the journey takes 12h 30m.

Airlines
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Kisumu to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Kisumu to Mombasa via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Kisumu to Ukunda via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Eldoret International to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Eldoret International to Mombasa via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Eldoret International to Ukunda via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Kisumu to Mombasa via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $210
Flights from Kisumu to Ukunda via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Eldoret International to Mombasa via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Flights from Eldoret International to Ukunda via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Kisumu to Ukunda via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Kisumu to Ukunda via Mombasa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Eldoret International to Ukunda via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Seven Four Eight Air Services
Website
748airservicesltd.com
Flights from Kisumu to Ukunda via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Eldoret International to Ukunda via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Eldoret International to Ukunda via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Executive Air Transport
Flights from Kisumu to Ukunda via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Eldoret International to Mombasa via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Train operators
Kenya Railways
Phone
0709 388 888
Email
info@krc.co.ke
Website
krc.co.ke
Train from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
metickets.krc.co.ke
Economy
$9
First Class
$26
Bus operators
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
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
Bus from Kakamega to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
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
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Mumias to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
17h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Ferry operators
Kenya Ferries
Phone
254 20 2118344
Email
info@kenyaferry.co.ke
Website
kenyaferry.co.ke
Car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
kenyaferry.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Kenya Airways and Jambojet Limited offer flights from Kisumu Airport to Mombasa Airport.

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