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There are 3 ways to get from Kisii to Mbale by car or bus

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Recommended option

Drive, bus

  1. Drive from Kisii to Kisumu
  2. Take the bus from Kisumu to Mumias
  3. Take the bus from Malaba to Mbale

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kisii to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Mbale

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Drive

  1. Drive from Kisii to Mbale

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kisii to Mbale is to bus which costs $17 - $35 and takes 13h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Kisii to Mbale is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kisii to Mbale. However, there are services departing from Kisii and arriving at Mbale via Nairobi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 41m.

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The distance between Kisii and Mbale is 207 km. The road distance is 298.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kisii to Mbale without a car is to bus which takes 13h 41m and costs $17 - $35.

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It takes approximately 8h 31m to get from Kisii to Mbale, including transfers.

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Kisii to Mbale bus services, operated by The Guardian Coach, depart from Kisii station.

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Kisii to Mbale bus services, operated by Easy Coach, arrive at Mbale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kisii to Mbale is 299 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from Kisii to Mbale.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Mbale. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 206.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 31m

What companies run services between Kisii, Kenya and Mbale, Uganda?

You can take a bus from Kisii to Mbale via Nairobi in around 13h 41m.

Bus operators
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.co.ke
Bus from Kisumu to Mumias
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
coastbus.com
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Malaba to Mbale
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Book at
mashpoa.com
The Guardian Coach
Phone
+254 726 511 628
Email
info@theguardiancoach.com
Website
theguardian.co.ke
Bus from Kisii to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Mbale
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke

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