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There are 8 ways to get from Nairobi to Busia by bus, car or plane

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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Bus via Kisumu  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kisumu
  2. Take the bus from Kisumu to Busia

$13 - $21

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Bus  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Busia

$9 - $23

6 alternative options

Drive  •  6h 31m

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Busia 285.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Nairobi to Kisumu, bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Kisumu (KIS) NBO - KIS
  2. Take the bus from Kisumu to Busia

$71 - $118

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu, bus  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Kisumu (KIS) WIL - KIS
  2. Take the bus from Kisumu to Busia

$51 - $274

Fly Nairobi to Eldoret, drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Eldoret (EDL) NBO - EDL
  2. Drive from Eldoret to Busia

$65 - $91

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret, drive  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Eldoret (EDL) WIL - EDL
  2. Drive from Eldoret to Busia

$69 - $78

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Kitale, drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Kitale (KTL) WIL - KTL
  2. Drive from Kitale to Busia

$80 - $155

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Busia is to bus which costs $9 - $23 and takes 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Busia is to fly and drive which costs $80 - $160 and takes 4h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nairobi and arriving at Busia. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Nairobi and Busia is 358 km. The road distance is 456.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Busia without a car is to bus which takes 6h 30m and costs $13 - $21.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Nairobi to Busia, including transfers.

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Nairobi to Busia bus services, operated by The Guardian Coach, depart from Nairobi station.

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The quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Kisumu Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Nairobi to Busia bus services, operated by Modern Coast, arrive at Busia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Busia is 457 km. It takes approximately 6h 31m to drive from Nairobi to Busia.

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  • Distance: 223.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Busia, Kenya?

You can take a bus from Nairobi to Busia via Kisumu in around 6h 30m.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret via Kisumu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
East African Safari Air Express
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Silverstone Air Services
Website
silverstoneair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $250
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Bus operators
The Guardian Coach
Website
theguardiancoach.com
Bus from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Busia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
theguardian.co.ke
Modern Coast
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Kisumu to Busia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Busia
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 738 200314
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Busia
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke

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Fly540, Kenya Airways and Jambojet Limited offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Kisumu Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Busia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport is to bus which takes 50m and costs .

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