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

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Fly  •  29 min

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

$123 - $627

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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

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

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The quickest way to get from Mombasa to Malindi is to fly which costs $120 - $650 and takes 29 min.

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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.

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The distance between Mombasa and Malindi is 106 km. The road distance is 117.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mombasa to Malindi without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 29 min to get from Mombasa to Malindi, including transfers.

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Mombasa to Malindi bus services, operated by Tawakal Coach, depart from Mombasa station.

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The best way to get from Mombasa to Malindi is to fly which takes 29 min and costs $120 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Mombasa Airport to Malindi Airport is the direct flight which takes 20 min.

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Mombasa to Malindi bus services, operated by Tawakal Coach, arrive at Malindi station.

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Map of how to get from Mombasa to Malindi.
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  • Distance: 66.1 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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

Fly540 flies from Mombasa to Malindi once 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
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Mombasa to Malindi
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
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
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UberX
$50 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Mombasa to Malindi is 118 km. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Mombasa to Malindi.

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Fly540 offers flights from Mombasa Airport to Malindi Airport.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Malindi. Prices start at $45 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 $22 - $27.

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