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

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Taxi, fly to Maasai Mara Game Reserve

  1. Take a taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu
  2. Fly from Kisumu (KIS) to Maasai Mara Game Reserve (OLX)

Cheapest option

Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Kakamega to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  3. Drive from Sirare to Talek

5 alternative options

Taxi, fly to Ol Seki

  1. Take a taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu
  2. Fly from Kisumu (KIS) to Ol Seki (OSJ)

Taxi, fly to Masai Mara

  1. Take a taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu
  2. Fly from Kisumu (KIS) to Masai Mara (MRE)

Taxi, fly to Maasai Mara Game Reserve #2

  1. Take a taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu
  2. Fly from Kisumu (KIS) to Maasai Mara Game Reserve (KTJ)

Taxi, fly to Mara North

  1. Take a taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu
  2. Fly from Kisumu (KIS) to Mara North (HKR)

Drive

  1. Drive from Kakamega to Talek

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kakamega to Talek is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Kakamega to Talek is to taxi and fly which costs $330 - $440 and takes 2h 9m.

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The distance between Kakamega and Talek is 199 km. The road distance is 251.8 km.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Kakamega to Talek, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kisumu Airport to Maasai Mara Game Reserve Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kakamega to Talek is 252 km. It takes approximately 5h 26m to drive from Kakamega to Talek.

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AirKenya Express offers flights from Kisumu Airport to Maasai Mara Game Reserve Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Talek. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kakamega to Talek.
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  • Distance: 198.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

There is no direct connection from Kakamega to Talek. However, you can take the taxi to Kisumu airport, fly to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, then take the taxi to Talek. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kisumu airport, fly to Ol Seki, then take the taxi to Talek.

Airlines
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from Kisumu to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $500
Flights from Kisumu to Ol Seki
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $420
Flights from Kisumu to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $550
Flights from Kisumu to Mara North
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Bus operators
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
Bus from Nairobi to Sirare
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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