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There are 7 ways to get from Kitui to Kilifi by car, train, plane, taxi or bus

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Drive, train

  1. Drive from Kitui to Emali
  2. Take the train from Emali to Mariakani
  3. Drive from Mariakani to Kilifi

6 alternative options

Drive

  1. Drive from Kitui to Kilifi

Drive to Nairobi, fly to Mombasa, taxi

  1. Drive from Kitui to Nairobi
  2. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Mombasa (MBA)
  3. Take a taxi from Mombasa to Kilifi

Drive to Nairobi, fly to Ukunda, drive

  1. Drive from Kitui to Nairobi
  2. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Ukunda (UKA)
  3. Drive from Ukunda to Kilifi

Drive to Nairobi, fly to Malindi, bus

  1. Drive from Kitui to Nairobi
  2. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Malindi (MYD)
  3. Take the bus from Malindi to Kilifi

Drive to Nairobi Wilson, fly to Mombasa, taxi

  1. Drive from Kitui to Nairobi Wilson
  2. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Mombasa (MBA)
  3. Take a taxi from Mombasa to Kilifi

Drive to Nairobi Wilson, fly to Malindi, bus

  1. Drive from Kitui to Nairobi Wilson
  2. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Malindi (MYD)
  3. Take the bus from Malindi to Kilifi

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Kitui to Kilifi is to drive and train, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 7h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Kitui to Kilifi is to drive and fly and taxi which costs $170 - $280 and takes 4h 18m.

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The distance between Kitui and Kilifi is 324 km. The road distance is 489.9 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 58m to get from Kitui to Kilifi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Mombasa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kitui to Kilifi is 490 km. It takes approximately 7h 14m to drive from Kitui to Kilifi.

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Seven Four Eight Air Services, Fly540, Jambojet Limited and Kenya Airways offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Mombasa Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Kilifi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kitui to Kilifi.
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  • Distance: 324.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 58m

What companies run services between Kitui, Kenya and Kilifi, Kenya?

There is no direct connection from Kitui to Kilifi. However, you can take the drive to Emali, take the train to Mariakani, then take the drive to Kilifi. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kilifi.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa via Lamu
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Nairobi to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Nairobi to Malindi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa via Lamu
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Nairobi to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Nairobi to Malindi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Seven Four Eight Air Services
Website
748airservicesltd.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Nairobi to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Nairobi to Malindi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Malindi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$18 - $270
Train operators
Kenya Railways
Phone
0709 388 888
Email
info@krc.co.ke
Website
krc.co.ke
Train from Emali to Mariakani
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
metickets.krc.co.ke
Economy
$7
First Class
$19
Bus operators
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Malindi to Kilifi
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Book at
mashpoa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mombasa to Kilifi
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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