There are 8 ways to get from Nairobi to Diani Beach by plane, car, car ferry, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Ukunda (UKA) WIL - UKA

$80 - $270

Cheapest option

Bus Coast Bus, car ferry  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Mombasa
  2. Take the car ferry from Mombasa to Likoni Likoni Ferry

$15 - $20

6 alternative options

Fly Nairobi to Mombasa, drive, car ferry  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Mombasa (MBA) NBO - MBA
  2. Drive from Mombasa to Mombasa
  3. Take the car ferry from Mombasa to Likoni
  4. Drive from Likoni to Diani Beach

$53 - $217

Fly Nairobi to Ukunda  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Ukunda (UKA) NBO - UKA

$45 - $350

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Mombasa, car ferry, drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Mombasa (MBA) WIL - MBA
  2. Take the car ferry from Mombasa to Likoni
  3. Drive from Likoni to Diani Beach

$55 - $393

Train, car ferry  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Nairobi to Mombasa Express
  2. Take the car ferry from Mombasa to Likoni Likoni Ferry

$72 - $82

Bus MASH, car ferry  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Mombasa
  2. Take the car ferry from Mombasa to Likoni Likoni Ferry

$29 - $31

Drive  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Diani Beach 337.3 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Diani Beach is to bus and car ferry which costs $15 - $20 and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Diani Beach is to fly which costs $80 - $270 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Nairobi and Diani Beach is 454 km. The road distance is 539.8 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Nairobi to Diani Beach, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Diani Beach, Kenya?

Silverstone Air Services, East African Safari Air Express and two other airlines fly from Nairobi to Diani Beach every 4 hours.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Nairobi to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Nairobi to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
East African Safari Air Express
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda via Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mombasa via Ukunda
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Silverstone Air Services
Website
silverstoneair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Train operators
Kenya Railways
Train from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
krc.co.ke
Bus operators
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.com
Bus from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
coastbus.com
MASH
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Ferry operators
Kenya Ferries
Phone
254 20 2118344
Email
info@kenyaferry.co.ke
Website
kenyaferry.co.ke
Car ferry from Mombasa to Likoni
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kenyaferry.co.ke

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