There are 7 ways to get from Nairobi to Eldoret by plane, taxi, car or bus

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Fly Nairobi to Eldoret  •  2 h 46 min

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

$85 - $113

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Eldoret

$11 - $16

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Fly Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret  •  2 h 14 min

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

$89 - $100

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Kitale, taxi  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Kitale (KTL) WIL - KTL
  2. Take a taxi from Kitale to Eldoret

$228 - $337

Fly Nairobi to Kisumu, drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Kisumu (KIS) NBO - KIS
  2. Drive from Kisumu to Eldoret

$59 - $104

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu, drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Kisumu (KIS) WIL - KIS
  2. Drive from Kisumu to Eldoret

$39 - $260

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Eldoret 194.5 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Eldoret is to bus which costs $11 - $16 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Eldoret is to fly which costs $85 - $100 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nairobi and arriving at Eldoret. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Nairobi and Eldoret is 264 km. The road distance is 311.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Eldoret without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs $11 - $16.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Nairobi to Eldoret, including transfers.

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Nairobi to Eldoret bus services, operated by Easy Coach, depart from Nairobi station.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Eldoret is to fly which takes 2 h 46 min and costs $80 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $16 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Eldoret Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Nairobi to Eldoret bus services, operated by Easy Coach, arrive at Eldoret station.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Eldoret.
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  • Distance: 165.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

Fly540 and Jambojet Limited fly from Nairobi to Eldoret every 4 hours. Alternatively, Easy Coach operates a bus from Nairobi to Eldoret twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret via Kisumu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Silverstone Air Services
Website
silverstoneair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $250
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
East African Safari Air Express
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Bus operators
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 738 200314
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Kitale to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Eldoret is 311 km. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Nairobi to Eldoret.

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Jambojet Limited and Fly540 offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Eldoret Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Eldoret. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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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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