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How to get fromMombasa to Lamuby plane, car ferry, bus or taxi

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There are 3 ways to get from Mombasa to Lamu by plane, car ferry, bus, or taxi

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  1. Fly from Mombasa, car ferry, bus, taxi7h 30m

    1. Fly from Mombasa (MBA) to Ukunda (UKA)planeMBA - UKA
    2. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasacarferry
    3. Take the bus from Mombasa to Lamubus
    4. Take the taxi from Lamu to Witutaxi

2 alternative options

  1. Car ferry, fly to Mombasa, bus, taxi8h 28m

    1. Take the car ferry from Mombasa to Likonicarferry
    2. Fly from Ukunda (UKA) to Mombasa (MBA)planeUKA - MBA
    3. Take the bus from Mombasa to Lamubus
    4. Take the taxi from Lamu to Witutaxi

  2. Fly from Vipingo, car ferry, bus, taxi7h 54m

    1. Fly from Vipingo (VPG) to Ukunda (UKA)planeVPG - UKA
    2. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasacarferry
    3. Take the bus from Mombasa to Lamubus
    4. Take the taxi from Lamu to Witutaxi

Mombasa (MBA) to Ukunda (UKA) flights

Calendar7Weekly Planes
Duration15 minAverage Duration
Ticket$15Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

Map of how to get from Mombasa to Lamu.ExpandLaunch map view
  • Distance: 288.7 mi
  • Duration: 7h 30m

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

There is no direct connection from Mombasa to Lamu. However, you can take the taxi to Mombasa (MBA) airport, fly to Ukunda (UKA), drive to Likoni, take the car ferry to Mombasa, drive to Mombasa, take the bus to Lamu, then take the taxi to Witu. Alternatively, you can drive to Mombasa, take the car ferry to Likoni, drive to Ukunda (UKA) airport, fly to Mombasa (MBA), take the taxi to Mombasa, take the bus to Lamu, then take the taxi to Witu.

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