There are 3 ways to get from Kampala to Arua by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Entebbe (EBB) to Arua (RUA) EBB - RUA

$36 - $258

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Kampala to Arua


1 alternative option

Drive  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Kampala to Arua 586.3 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kampala to Arua is to bus which costs $10 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kampala to Arua is to fly which costs $35 - $260 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Kampala and Arua is 353 km. The road distance is 938 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Kampala to Arua, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kampala and arriving at Arua. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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What companies run services between Kampala, Uganda and Arua, Uganda?

Eagle Air Uganda flies from Kampala to Arua 3 times a week. Alternatively, KK Traveller operates a bus from Kampala to Arua every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 7 h.

Eagle Air Uganda
Flights from Entebbe to Arua
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Bus operators
KK Traveller
+256 718204665
Bus from Kampala to Arua
Ave. Duration
7 h
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Schedules at

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