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There are 4 ways to get from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from JKIA - Airport Town Stage to Otc 34J

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands 20.1 km

2 alternative options

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands 20.1 km

Private Transfer  •  20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands is to taxi which costs $40 - $50 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands. However, there are services departing from JKIA - Airport Town Stage and arriving at Westlands/Parklands Baptist via Kaka Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Nairobi JKIA and Westlands is 16 km. The road distance is 20.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands without a car is to bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands, including transfers.

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Nairobi JKIA to Westlands bus services, operated by Nairobi Matatu, depart from JKIA - Airport Town Stage station.

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Nairobi JKIA to Westlands bus services, operated by Nairobi Matatu, arrive at Otc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi JKIA to Westlands is 20 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands.
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  • Distance: 15.8 km
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Nairobi JKIA, Kenya and Westlands, Kenya?

Nairobi Matatu operates a bus from JKIA - Airport Town Stage to Otc every 10 minutes, and the journey takes 43 min.

Bus operators
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from JKIA - Airport Town Stage to Otc
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Zanzibar Airport Transfers
Phone
+254 718 370 639
Email
zanzibartours@gmail.com
Website
zanzibar-tours-transfers.business.site
Shuttle from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
zanzibar-tours-transfers.business.site
Other operators
Taxi from Nairobi JKIA to Westlands
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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