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There are 3 ways to get from Mombasa to Watamu by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  49 min

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

$168 - $682

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mombasa to Malindi

$50 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Mombasa to Watamu 67.9 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Mombasa to Watamu is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mombasa to Watamu is to fly which costs $160 - $700 and takes 49 min.

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The distance between Mombasa and Watamu is 88 km. The road distance is 108.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mombasa to Watamu without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $50 - $65.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Mombasa to Watamu, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mombasa to Watamu is to fly which takes 49 min and costs $160 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $65 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Mombasa Airport to Malindi Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mombasa to Watamu is 109 km. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Mombasa to Watamu.

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Blue sky Aviation and Fly540 offer flights from Mombasa Airport to Malindi Airport.

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There are 240+ hotels available in Watamu. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mombasa to Watamu.
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  • Distance: 54.8 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

Blue sky Aviation and Fly540 fly from Mombasa to Watamu twice daily. Alternatively, Tawakal Coach operates a bus from Mombasa to Watamu 3 times a day, and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. Tahmeed Coach Ltd also services this route twice daily.

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
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

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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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