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There are 2 ways to get from Kampala to Busia by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Kampala to Kisumu
  2. Take the bus from Kisumu to Mumias
  3. Take a taxi from Mumias to Busia

1 alternative option

Drive

  1. Drive from Kampala to Busia

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The cheapest way to get from Kampala to Busia is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Kampala to Busia is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 2h 50m.

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The distance between Kampala and Busia is 171 km. The road distance is 195.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kampala to Busia without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 10h 35m and costs $120 - $160.

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It takes approximately 10h 35m to get from Kampala to Busia, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kampala to Busia is 196 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Kampala to Busia.

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  • Distance: 170.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 35m

What companies run services between Kampala, Uganda and Busia, Kenya?

There is no direct connection from Kampala to Busia. However, you can take the bus to Kisumu, take the walk to Kisumu, take the bus to Mumias, then take the taxi to Busia. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Busia.

Bus operators
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 738 200314
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Kampala to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.com
Bus from Kisumu to Mumias
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
coastbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mumias to Busia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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