There are 11 ways to get from Nairobi to Kisii 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.

Recommended option

Bus The Guardian Coach  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Oyugis

$62 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus Modern Coast  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Migori
  2. Take the bus from Migori to Kisii

$15 - $26

9 alternative options

Bus Easy Coach  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Rongo

$64 - $86

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Kisii 191.1 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Nairobi to Kisumu, drive  •  4 h 7 min

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

$59 - $105

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Maasai Mara Game Reserve (KTJ) WIL - KTJ
  2. Drive from Maasai Mara Game Reserve to Kisii

$43 - $318

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu, drive  •  3 h 41 min

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

$39 - $261

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara, drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Masai Mara (MRE) WIL - MRE
  2. Drive from Masai Mara to Kisii

$107 - $254

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, drive #2  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Maasai Mara Game Reserve (OLX) WIL - OLX
  2. Drive from Maasai Mara Game Reserve to Kisii

$45 - $320

Fly Nairobi to Eldoret, drive  •  5 h 44 min

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

$66 - $93

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret, drive  •  5 h 2 min

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

$70 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Kisii is to bus which costs $14 - $26 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Kisii is to fly and drive which costs $35 - $270 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Nairobi and Kisii is 238 km. The road distance is 305.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Nairobi to Kisii, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nairobi to Kisii. However, there are services departing from Nairobi and arriving at Kisii via Migori. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Kisii.
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  • Distance: 148.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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

The Guardian Coach operates a bus from Nairobi to Kisii twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret via Kisumu
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $130
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
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
Mombasa Air Safari
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Jetways Airlines
Website
jetwaysairlines.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Silverstone Air Services
Website
silverstoneair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $250
East African Safari Air Express
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
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 Oyugis
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
theguardian.co.ke
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 738 200314
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Rongo
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Modern Coast
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Migori
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
Bus from Migori to Kisii
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
modern.co.ke

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