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There are 3 ways to get from Nairobi to Karen by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Serena to Club Legend 24C

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nairobi to Karen 15.4 km

1 alternative option

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Karen 15.4 km

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Karen is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Karen is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Serena and arriving at Club Legend. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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It is 13 km from Nairobi to Karen. It is approximately 15.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Karen without a car is to bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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The bus from Serena to Club Legend takes 33 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Nairobi to Karen bus services, operated by Nairobi Matatu, depart from Serena station.

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Nairobi to Karen bus services, operated by Nairobi Matatu, arrive at Club Legend station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Karen is 15 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Nairobi to Karen.

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There are 433+ hotels available in Karen. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 13.4 km
  • Duration: 33 min

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

Nairobi Matatu operates a bus from Serena to Club Legend every 10 minutes, and the journey takes 33 min.

Bus operators
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Serena to Club Legend
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nairobi to Karen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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