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There are 5 ways to get from Mombasa to Kitale by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly from Mombasa, bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Mombasa (MBA) to Eldoret (EDL) MBA - EDL
  2. Take the bus from Eldoret to Kitale

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Bus  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Mombasa to Kitale

3 alternative options

Car ferry to Ukunda, fly, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the car ferry from Mombasa to Likoni
  2. Fly from Ukunda (UKA) to Eldoret (EDL) UKA - EDL
  3. Take the bus from Eldoret to Kitale

Bus via Eldoret  •  16h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Mombasa to Eldoret
  2. Take the bus from Eldoret to Kitale

Drive  •  12h 37m

  1. Drive from Mombasa to Kitale 866.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Mombasa to Kitale is to bus which costs $15 - $21 and takes 13h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Mombasa to Kitale is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 12h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mombasa and arriving at Kitale. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 30m.

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The distance between Mombasa and Kitale is 765 km. The road distance is 866.7 km.

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The best way to get from Mombasa to Kitale without a car is to bus which takes 13h 30m and costs $15 - $21.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Mombasa to Kitale, including transfers.

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Mombasa to Kitale bus services, operated by Modern Coast, depart from Mombasa station.

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The quickest flight from Mombasa Airport to Eldoret Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Mombasa to Kitale bus services, operated by Modern Coast, arrive at Kitale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mombasa to Kitale is 867 km. It takes approximately 12h 37m to drive from Mombasa to Kitale.

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  • Distance: 765.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Mombasa, Kenya and Kitale, Kenya?

Modern Coast operates a bus from Mombasa to Kitale once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 13h 30m.

Airlines
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Mombasa to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $390
Flights from Mombasa to Eldoret via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $390
Flights from Ukunda to Eldoret via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Ukunda to Eldoret via Mombasa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $360
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Mombasa to Eldoret via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Ukunda to Eldoret via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Mombasa to Eldoret via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Eldoret to Kitale
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Mombasa to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
13h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Modern Coast
Phone
+254 709 897 000
Email
customercare@modern.co.ke
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Mombasa to Kitale
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
VIP
$19
FC
$18
BIZ
$16
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.com
Bus from Mombasa to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
14h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
coastbus.com
Ferry operators
Kenya Ferries
Phone
254 20 2118344
Email
info@kenyaferry.co.ke
Website
kenyaferry.co.ke
Car ferry from Mombasa to Likoni
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
kenyaferry.co.ke

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Skyward Express, Kenya Airways and Jambojet Limited offer flights from Mombasa Airport to Eldoret Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Kitale. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mombasa to Mombasa Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $20 - $25.

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