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

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Bus, drive  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Kampala to Kisumu
  2. Drive from Kisumu to Eldoret
  3. Take the bus from Eldoret to Kitale

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 49m

  1. Drive from Kampala to Kitale 335.9 km

Fly, bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Entebbe (EBB) to Eldoret (EDL) EBB - EDL
  2. Take the bus from Eldoret to Kitale

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The cost-effective way to get from Kampala to Kitale is to drive, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Kampala to Kitale is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4h 49m.

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The distance between Kampala and Kitale is 281 km. The road distance is 335.9 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 28m to get from Kampala to Kitale, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Entebbe Airport to Eldoret Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kampala to Kitale is 336 km. It takes approximately 4h 49m to drive from Kampala to Kitale.

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Kenya Airways, Uganda Airlines and Jambojet Limited offer flights from Entebbe Airport to Eldoret Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Kitale. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 280.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 28m

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

There is no direct connection from Kampala to Kitale. However, you can take the bus to Kisumu, take the drive to Eldoret, then take the bus to Kitale. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kitale.

Airlines
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Entebbe to Eldoret via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $350
Flights from Entebbe to Eldoret via Mombasa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Entebbe to Eldoret via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
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
$10 - $14
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Eldoret to Kitale
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com

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