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There are 8 ways to get from London to Serengeti by plane, car, taxi or bus

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Fly London Heathrow to Kisumu, drive  •  19h 20m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kisumu (KIS) LHR - KIS
  2. Drive from Kisumu to Serengeti

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Fly London Heathrow to Nairobi, bus, drive  •  23h 31m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nairobi (NBO) LHR - NBO
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  3. Drive from Sirare to Serengeti

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Fly London Heathrow to Masai Mara, drive  •  18h 58m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Masai Mara (MRE) LHR - MRE
  2. Drive from Masai Mara to Serengeti

Fly London Heathrow to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, drive  •  20h 17m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Maasai Mara Game Reserve (OLX) LHR - OLX
  2. Drive from Maasai Mara Game Reserve to Serengeti

Fly London Heathrow to Eldoret International, drive  •  20h 21m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Eldoret International (EDL) LHR - EDL
  2. Drive from Eldoret International to Serengeti

Fly London Heathrow to Musoma, taxi  •  17h 46m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Musoma (MUZ) LHR - MUZ
  2. Take a taxi from Musoma to Serengeti

Fly London Heathrow to Kilimanjaro, taxi  •  24h 29m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kilimanjaro (JRO) LHR - JRO
  2. Take a taxi from Kilimanjaro to Serengeti

Fly London City to Nairobi, bus, drive  •  25h 33m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Nairobi (NBO) LCY - NBO
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Sirare
  3. Drive from Sirare to Serengeti

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from London to Serengeti is to fly and bus and drive, which costs £360 - £750 and takes 25h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Serengeti is to fly and taxi which costs £330 - £1,400 and takes 17h 46m.

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The distance between London and Serengeti is 6793 km.

It takes approximately 19h 20m to get from London to Serengeti, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Kisumu Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 55m and has one stopover.

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Serengeti is 2h ahead of London. It is currently 8:35 AM in London and 10:35 AM in Serengeti.

KLM, Air France and Kenya Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kisumu Airport.

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

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London to Serengeti.
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  • Distance: 6793 km
  • Duration: 19h 20m

What companies run services between London, England and Serengeti, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from London to Serengeti. However, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Kisumu, then take the drive to Serengeti. Alternatively, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Masai Mara, then take the drive to Serengeti.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kisumu via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Kisumu via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Kisumu via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Eldoret International via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Kilimanjaro via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,700
Flights from London City to Nairobi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,400
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Masai Mara via Nairobi, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Masai Mara via Frankfurt, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Masai Mara via Milan Malpensa, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Maasai Mara Game Reserve via Nairobi, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Maasai Mara Game Reserve via Frankfurt, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Maasai Mara Game Reserve via Milan Malpensa, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Musoma via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Musoma via Cairo, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Musoma via Istanbul, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Musoma via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kilimanjaro via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $2,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Nairobi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from London City to Nairobi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kilimanjaro via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $4,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Nairobi via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kilimanjaro via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,700
Flights from London Heathrow to Nairobi via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $3,300
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Masai Mara via Nairobi, Kisumu
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Maasai Mara Game Reserve via Nairobi, Kisumu
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kilimanjaro via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,700
Flights from London Heathrow to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kilimanjaro via Frankfurt, Mombasa
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Nairobi via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nairobi via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,900
Flights from London City to Nairobi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kilimanjaro via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kilimanjaro via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,800
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nairobi via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $3,000
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nairobi via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $3,100
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nairobi via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Bus operators
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Sirare
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Musoma to Serengeti
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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