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

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Bus

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

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Drive

  1. Drive from Kampala to Busia

Bus, fly, drive

  1. Take the bus from Gapco - Post Office to Entebbe Town
  2. Fly from Entebbe (EBB) to Jinja (JIN)
  3. Drive from Jinja to Busia

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The cheapest way to get from Kampala to Busia is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Kampala to Busia is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kampala to Busia. However, there are services departing from Kampala and arriving at Busia via Kisumu and Mumias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 16m.

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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 which takes 10h 16m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 16m to get from Kampala to Busia, including transfers.

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Kampala to Busia bus services, operated by Easy Coach, depart from Kampala station.

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The quickest flight from Entebbe Airport to Jinja Airport is the direct flight which takes 20 min.

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Kampala to Busia bus services, operated by Tahmeed Coach Ltd, arrive at Busia station.

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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 16m

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

You can take a bus from Kampala to Busia via Kisumu, Kisumu, and Mumias in around 10h 16m.

Airlines
Bar Aviation
Website
baraviationug.com
Flights from Entebbe to Jinja
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5 - $210
Bus operators
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Kampala to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.co.ke
Bus from Kisumu to Mumias
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
coastbus.com
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Mumias to Busia
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
14-Seater Paratransit Taxi
Website
transportforcairo.com
Bus from Gapco - Post Office to Entebbe Town
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
transportforcairo.com

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Bar Aviation offers flights from Entebbe Airport to Jinja Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Busia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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