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There are 9 ways to get from Kampala to Rukungiri by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Kampala to Kisoro
  2. Drive from Kisoro to Rukungiri

Cheapest

Bus via Kampala

  1. Take the bus from Kampala to Ntungamo

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kampala to Ntungamo

Drive

  1. Drive from Kampala to Rukungiri

Bus to Entebbe, fly to Mbarara, drive

  1. Take the bus from Gapco - Post Office to Entebbe Town
  2. Fly from Entebbe (EBB) to Mbarara (MBQ)
  3. Drive from Mbarara to Rukungiri

Bus to Entebbe, fly to Kihihi

  1. Take the bus from Gapco - Post Office to Entebbe Town
  2. Fly from Entebbe (EBB) to Kihihi (KHX)

Bus to Entebbe, fly to Kigali, bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Gapco - Post Office to Entebbe Town
  2. Fly from Entebbe (EBB) to Kigali (KGL)
  3. Take the bus from Kigali to Kabale
  4. Drive from Kabale to Rukungiri

Bus to Entebbe, fly to Kasese, drive

  1. Take the bus from Gapco - Post Office to Entebbe Town
  2. Fly from Entebbe (EBB) to Kasese (KSE)
  3. Drive from Kasese to Rukungiri

Bus to Mbarara, fly to Kihihi

  1. Take the bus from Kampala to Mbarara
  2. Fly from Mbarara (MBQ) to Kihihi (KHX)

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Uganda

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Kampala to Rukungiri is to bus via Kampala, which costs $13 - $16 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Kampala to Rukungiri is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 13m.

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The distance between Kampala and Rukungiri is 321 km. The road distance is 375.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Kampala to Rukungiri, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Entebbe Airport to Mbarara Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kampala to Rukungiri is 376 km. It takes approximately 5h 13m to drive from Kampala to Rukungiri.

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Aerolink Uganda offers flights from Entebbe Airport to Mbarara Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Rukungiri. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kampala to Rukungiri.
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  • Distance: 320.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Kampala, Uganda and Rukungiri, Uganda?

Uganda Postal Service operates a bus from Kampala to Ntungamo twice daily, and the journey takes 5h 25m.

Airlines
Aerolink Uganda
Website
aerolinkuganda.com
Flights from Entebbe to Mbarara
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8 - $290
Flights from Entebbe to Kihihi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $310
Flights from Entebbe to Kasese
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $300
Flights from Mbarara to Kihihi
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3 - $210
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Entebbe to Kigali
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Entebbe to Kigali
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kampala to Kisoro
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
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Bus from Kampala to Ntungamo
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Kigali to Kabale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Kampala to Mbarara
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Uganda Postal Service
Website
ugapost.co.ug
Bus from Kampala to Ntungamo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ugapost.co.ug
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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