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There are 2 ways to get from Kampala to Fort Portal by bus or car

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Bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Kampala to Fort Portal

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Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Kampala to Fort Portal 294.8 km

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Kampala to Fort Portal is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Kampala to Fort Portal is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kampala and arriving at Fort Portal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 31m.

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The distance between Kampala and Fort Portal is 259 km. The road distance is 294.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kampala to Fort Portal without a car is to bus which takes 4h 31m and costs .

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The bus from Kampala to Fort Portal takes 4h 31m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kampala to Fort Portal bus services, operated by Link Bus Services, depart from Kampala station.

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Kampala to Fort Portal bus services, operated by Link Bus Services, arrive at Fort Portal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kampala to Fort Portal is 295 km. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Kampala to Fort Portal.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Fort Portal. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kampala to Fort Portal.
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  • Distance: 259.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Kampala, Uganda and Fort Portal, Uganda?

Link Bus Services operates a bus from Kampala to Fort Portal hourly, and the journey takes 4h 31m.

Bus operators
Link Bus Services
Phone
+256 414-255 426
Email
info@link.co.ug
Website
link.co.ug
Bus from Kampala to Fort Portal
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
link.co.ug

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