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  •  6 h 30 min

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

$13 - $21

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Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Busia

$9 - $23

6 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Busia 285.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Nairobi to Kisumu, bus  •  4 h 56 min

  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  •  4 h 29 min

  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  •  5 h 1 min

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

$65 - $91

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

  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  •  4 h 28 min

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

$80 - $155

Questions & Answers

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 8 h.

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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 6 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min 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 30 min.

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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 6 h 31 min to drive from Nairobi to Busia.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Busia.
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  • Distance: 223.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

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

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

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret via Kisumu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Silverstone Air Services
Website
silverstoneair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $250
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
East African Safari Air Express
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Bus operators
The Guardian Coach
Website
theguardiancoach.com
Bus from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
theguardian.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Busia
Ave. Duration
8 h
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Busia
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
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
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke

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

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