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There are 6 ways to get from Mandera to Mombasa by car, plane, car ferry or bus

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Drive to Wajir, fly to Ukunda, car ferry  •  14h

  1. Drive from Mandera to Wajir
  2. Fly from Wajir (WJR) to Ukunda (UKA) WJR - UKA
  3. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa

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Drive to Wajir, fly to Mombasa  •  15h 44m

  1. Drive from Mandera to Wajir
  2. Fly from Wajir (WJR) to Mombasa (MBA) WJR - MBA

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Drive to Wajir, fly to Vipingo  •  16h 4m

  1. Drive from Mandera to Wajir
  2. Fly from Wajir (WJR) to Vipingo (VPG) WJR - VPG

Drive to Wajir, fly to Malindi, bus  •  16h 28m

  1. Drive from Mandera to Wajir
  2. Fly from Wajir (WJR) to Malindi (MYD) WJR - MYD
  3. Take the bus from Malindi to Mombasa

Drive to Mogadishu, fly to Mombasa  •  13h 33m

  1. Drive from Mandera to Mogadishu
  2. Fly from Mogadishu (MGQ) to Mombasa (MBA) MGQ - MBA

Drive  •  23h 53m

  1. Drive from Mandera to Mombasa 1141 km

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The cheapest way to get from Mandera to Mombasa is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 23h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Mandera to Mombasa is to drive and fly which takes 13h 33m and costs $400 - $950.

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The distance between Mandera and Mombasa is 1066 km. The road distance is 1141 km.

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It takes approximately 14h to get from Mandera to Mombasa, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mandera to Mombasa is 1141 km. It takes approximately 23h 53m to drive from Mandera to Mombasa.

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  • Distance: 1065.8 km
  • Duration: 14h

What companies run services between Mandera, West Pokot, Kenya and Mombasa, Kenya?

There is no direct connection from Mandera to Mombasa. However, you can take the drive to Wajir airport, fly to Ukunda, take the drive to Likoni, take the car ferry to Mombasa, then take the drive to Mombasa. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Wajir airport, fly to Mombasa, then take the taxi to Mombasa.

Airlines
Mombasa Air Safari
Flights from Wajir to Ukunda via Amboseli
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Wajir to Mombasa via Amboseli
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Wajir to Vipingo via Amboseli
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Wajir to Malindi via Amboseli
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Mogadishu to Mombasa via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Wajir to Ukunda via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Wajir to Malindi via Nairobi Wilson, Lamu
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Wajir to Malindi via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Mogadishu to Mombasa via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Bus operators
Tawakal Coach
Phone
+254 (41) 722550111
Website
tawakalcoaches.co.ke
Bus from Malindi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tawakalcoaches.co.ke
Ferry operators
Kenya Ferries
Phone
254 20 2118344
Email
info@kenyaferry.co.ke
Website
kenyaferry.co.ke
Car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
kenyaferry.co.ke

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