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How to get fromMbale to Mombasaby car, plane, car ferry, bus, train or taxi

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There are 10 ways to get from Mbale to Mombasa by car, plane, car ferry, bus, train, or taxi

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Recommended option

  1. Drive to Kitale, fly to Ukunda, car ferry6h 31m

    1. Drive from Mbale to Kitale (KTL)car
    2. Fly from Kitale (KTL) to Ukunda (UKA)planeKTL - UKA
    3. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasacarferry

Cheapest option

  1. Taxi, bus17h 19m

    1. Take the taxi from Mbale to Malabataxi
    2. Take the bus from Malaba to Mombasabus

    $15–20

8 alternative options

  1. Drive, bus to Kisumu, fly to Mombasa6h 16m

    1. Drive from Mbale to Busiacar
    2. Take the bus from Busia to Kisumubus
    3. Fly from Kisumu (KIS) to Mombasa (MBA)planeKIS - MBA

    $137–272

  2. Drive, bus to Eldoret International, fly to Mombasa7h 23m

    1. Drive from Mbale to Malabacar
    2. Take the bus from Malaba to Eldoretbus
    3. Fly from Eldoret International (EDL) to Mombasa (MBA)planeEDL - MBA

    $182–406

  3. Drive, bus to Kisumu, fly to Ukunda, car ferry8h 2m

    1. Drive from Mbale to Busiacar
    2. Take the bus from Busia to Kisumubus
    3. Fly from Kisumu (KIS) to Ukunda (UKA)planeKIS - UKA
    4. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasacarferry

  4. Drive, bus to Eldoret International, fly to Ukunda, car ferry8h 59m

    1. Drive from Mbale to Malabacar
    2. Take the bus from Malaba to Eldoretbus
    3. Fly from Eldoret International (EDL) to Ukunda (UKA)planeEDL - UKA
    4. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasacarferry

  5. Drive, bus, Matatu, train14h 58m

    1. Drive from Mbale to Mumiascar
    2. Take the bus from Mumias to Naivashabus
    3. Take the bus from Naivasha to Nairobibus
    4. Take the train from Nairobi to Mombasatrain

    $100–155

  6. Drive, bus16h 56m

    1. Drive from Mbale to Malabacar
    2. Take the bus from Malaba to Mombasabus

    $32–43

  7. Drive, bus via Malaba17h 26m

    1. Drive from Mbale to Malabacar
    2. Take the bus from Malaba to Mombasabus

    $26–42

  8. Drive14h 24m

    1. Drive from Mbale to Mombasacar611.3 mi

    $147–213

Kitale (KTL) to Ukunda (UKA) flights

Calendar7Weekly Planes
Duration3h 15mAverage Duration
Ticket$79Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

Map of how to get from Mbale to Mombasa.ExpandLaunch map view
  • Distance: 609.7 mi
  • Duration: 6h 31m

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

There is no direct connection from Mbale to Mombasa. However, you can drive to Kitale (KTL) airport, fly to Ukunda (UKA), drive to Likoni, take the car ferry to Mombasa, then drive to Mombasa. Alternatively, you can drive to Busia, take the bus to Kisumu, take the taxi to Kisumu (KIS) airport, fly to Mombasa (MBA), then take the taxi to Mombasa.

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