There are 3 ways to get from Nairobi to Kakuma by plane or car

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 from Nairobi, drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Lodwar (LOK) NBO - LOK
  2. Drive from Lodwar to Kakuma

$125 - $511

Cheapest option

Fly from Nairobi Wilson, drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Lodwar (LOK) WIL - LOK
  2. Drive from Lodwar to Kakuma

$95 - $314

1 alternative option

Drive  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Kakuma 504.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nairobi and Kakuma is 602 km. The road distance is 807.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Nairobi to Kakuma, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nairobi Airport to Lodwar Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Kakuma is 807 km. It takes approximately 11 h 41 min to drive from Nairobi to Kakuma.

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Jambojet Limited, Skyward Express and Fly540 offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Lodwar Airport.

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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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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Kakuma.
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  • Distance: 376.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

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

There is no direct connection from Nairobi to Kakuma. However, you can take the bus to Passenger Boarding, take the walk to Nairobi airport, fly to Lodwar, then take the drive to Kakuma. Alternatively, you can take the line 125 bus to Wilson Airport/Shell, take the walk to Nairobi Wilson airport, fly to Lodwar, then take the drive to Kakuma.

Airlines
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Nairobi to Lodwar via Eldoret
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Nairobi to Lodwar via Eldoret
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Nairobi to Lodwar via Kisumu, Eldoret
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Lodwar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Silverstone Air Services
Website
silverstoneair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Lodwar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550

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