There are 4 ways to get from Mombasa to Malindi by plane, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  24 min

  1. Fly from Mombasa (MBA) to Malindi (MYD) MBA - MYD

$123 - $627

Cheapest option

Uber  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take an Uber from Mombasa to Malindi 73.7 miles

$50 - $65

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Mombasa to Malindi

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Mombasa to Malindi 73.7 miles

$10 - $16

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

Blue sky Aviation and Fly540 fly from Mombasa to Malindi twice daily. Alternatively, Tawakal Coach operates a bus from Mombasa to Malindi 3 times a day, and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Blue sky Aviation
Flights from Mombasa to Malindi
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Mombasa to Malindi
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Bus operators
Tawakal Coach
Bus from Mombasa to Malindi
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
+254 (41) 706 445114
Website
tahmeedcoach.co.ke
Bus from Mombasa to Malindi
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
tahmeedcoach.co.ke
TSS Express Ltd
Phone
+254 (41) 704 137202
Bus from Mombasa to Malindi
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Other operators
Uber Mombasa
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Mombasa to Malindi
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Mombasa and Malindi is 106 km. The road distance is 118 km.

The cheapest way to get from Mombasa to Malindi is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Mombasa to Malindi is to fly which takes 24 min and costs $120 - $650.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mombasa and arriving at Malindi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 24 min to get from Mombasa to Malindi, including transfers.