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There are 3 ways to get from Kampala to Lake Naivasha by bus or plane

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Bus, Matatu

  1. Take the bus from Kampala to Nairobi
  2. Take the Matatu from Nairobi to Naivasha

Bus, Matatu via Nairobi

  1. Take the bus from Kampala to Nairobi
  2. Take the Matatu from Nairobi to Naivasha

Bus, fly, Matatu

  1. Take the bus from Gapco - Post Office to Entebbe Town
  2. Fly from Entebbe (EBB) to Nairobi (NBO)
  3. Take the Matatu from Nairobi to Naivasha

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The cheapest way to get from Kampala to Lake Naivasha is to bus and Matatu which costs $17 - $40 and takes 13h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Kampala to Lake Naivasha is to bus and Matatu which costs $17 - $40 and takes 13h 42m.

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The distance between Kampala and Lake Naivasha is 436 km.

The best way to get from Kampala to Lake Naivasha without a car is to bus and Matatu which takes 13h 42m and costs $17 - $40.

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It takes approximately 13h 42m to get from Kampala to Lake Naivasha, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Entebbe Airport to Nairobi Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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African Express, Uganda Airlines and Kenya Airways offer flights from Entebbe Airport to Nairobi Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Lake Naivasha. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kampala to Lake Naivasha.
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  • Distance: 436.5 km
  • Duration: 13h 42m

What companies run services between Kampala, Uganda and Lake Naivasha, Kenya?

You can take a bus from Kampala to Lake Naivasha via Nairobi and Naivasha in around 13h 42m.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Entebbe to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Uganda Airlines
Website
ugandairlines.com
Flights from Entebbe to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $240
African Express
Website
africanexpress.net
Flights from Entebbe to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$15 - $240
Bus operators
MASH
Phone
+254 723 463 685
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Kampala to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Book at
mashpoa.com
VIP Class
$24
Business Class
$22
Normal
$18
Mash Cool Club VIP Class
$32
Mash Cool Club Normal Class
$23
New Mash Cool Fully Executive VIP
$27
New Mash Cool Fully Executive Normal
$23
Modern Coast
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Nairobi to Naivasha
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 738 200314
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Kampala to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
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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