There are 5 ways to get from Nairobi to Burundi by plane, car or bus

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

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Fly to Bujumbura  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Bujumbura (BJM) NBO - BJM

$160 - $248

4 alternative options

Fly to Kigali, drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Kigali (KGL) NBO - KGL
  2. Drive from Kigali to Muyinga

Fly to Kamembe, drive  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Kamembe (KME) NBO - KME
  2. Drive from Kamembe to Bubanza

Bus, drive  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kigali
  2. Take the bus from Kigali to Huye
  3. Drive from Huye to Bujumbura

Drive  •  20 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Bujumbura 848.3 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Burundi is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Burundi is to fly which costs $160 - $250 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Nairobi and Burundi is 804 km. The road distance is 1357.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Nairobi to Burundi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Burundi without a car is to bus and drive which takes 22 h 16 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Burundi.
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  • Distance: 502.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Burundi?

Kenya Airways flies from Nairobi to Bujumbura twice daily.

Airlines
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kigali
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Nairobi to Kamembe via Kigali
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Nairobi to Kamembe via Dar es Salaam, Kigali
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Nairobi to Kamembe via Bujumbura, Kigali
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Nairobi to Kamembe via Mombasa, Kigali
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Nairobi to Kamembe via Harare, Kigali
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Bujumbura
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $490
Flights from Nairobi to Kigali
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Nairobi to Kigali via Bujumbura
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Bus operators
Modern Coast
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Kigali
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
VIP
$42
FC
$39
BIZ
$37
Volcano Express Ltd
Phone
250 722 000233
Email
info@cargopress.com
Website
volcanoexpress.co.rw
Bus from Kigali to Huye
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
volcanoexpress.co.rw

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