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There are 5 ways to get from Kilimanjaro to Chuka by train, taxi, shuttle, plane or car

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Travel, train, taxi  •  11h 11m

  1. Travel from Kilimanjaro to Kibwezi
  2. Take the train from Kibwezi to Nairobi
  3. Take the train from Makadara/Mwisho to Sagana
  4. Take a taxi from Sagana to Chuka

Cheapest option

Shuttle, train, taxi  •  13h 52m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Moshi to Nairobi Airport
  2. Take the train from Makadara/Mwisho to Sagana
  3. Take a taxi from Sagana to Chuka

3 alternative options

Travel to Amboseli, fly to Nanyuki, drive  •  5h 24m

  1. Travel from Kilimanjaro to Amboseli
  2. Fly from Amboseli (ASV) to Nanyuki (NYK) ASV - NYK
  3. Drive from Nanyuki to Chuka

Travel to Kilimanjaro, fly to Nairobi, drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Travel from Kilimanjaro to Kilimanjaro
  2. Fly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Nairobi (NBO) JRO - NBO
  3. Drive from Nairobi to Chuka

Bus, train, taxi  •  15h 41m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Marangu to Nairobi
  2. Take the train from Nairobi to Sagana
  3. Take a taxi from Sagana to Chuka

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The cheapest way to get from Kilimanjaro to Chuka is to shuttle and train and taxi which costs $170 - $220 and takes 13h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Kilimanjaro to Chuka is to shuttle and train and taxi which costs $170 - $220 and takes 13h 52m.

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The distance between Kilimanjaro and Chuka is 307 km.

The best way to get from Kilimanjaro to Chuka without a car is to travel and train and taxi which takes 11h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 11m to get from Kilimanjaro to Chuka, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Amboseli Airport to Nanyuki Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 20m and has one stopover.

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Safarilink and AirKenya Express offer flights from Amboseli Airport to Nanyuki Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Kilimanjaro to Chuka.
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  • Distance: 306.8 km
  • Duration: 11h 11m

What companies run services between Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and Chuka, Kenya?

There is no direct connection from Kilimanjaro to Chuka. However, you can take the travel to Kibwezi, take the train to Nairobi, take the taxi to Makadara/Mwisho, take the train to Sagana, then take the taxi to Chuka. Alternatively, you can take the travel to Moshi, take the shuttle to Nairobi Airport, take the walk to JKIA - Airport Town Stage, take the bus to Total Jogoo Road/Mogas, take the walk to Makadara/Mwisho, take the train to Sagana, then take the taxi to Chuka.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Kilimanjaro to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Amboseli to Nanyuki via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $400
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from Amboseli to Nanyuki via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Train operators
Kenya Railways
Phone
0709 388 888
Email
info@krc.co.ke
Website
krc.co.ke
Train from Kibwezi to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
metickets.krc.co.ke
Train from Makadara/Mwisho to Sagana
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
krc.co.ke
Economy
$2
First Class
$7
Train from Nairobi to Sagana
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Schedules at
krc.co.ke
Economy
$2
First Class
$8
Bus operators
Impala Shuttle
Phone
+254710354845
Email
info@impalashuttle.com
Website
impalashuttles.com
Shuttle from Moshi to Nairobi Airport
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
impalashuttles.com
Regional Shuttle
Phone
+254-731-477-950
Email
info@regionalluxuryshuttle.com
Website
regionalluxuryshuttle.com
Shuttle from Marangu to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Schedules at
regionalluxuryshuttle.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sagana to Chuka
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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