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There are 8 ways to get from Nairobi to Kisii by plane, car or bus

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Fly Nairobi to Kisumu, drive  •  2h 58m

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

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Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kisii

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Fly Nairobi Wilson to Mara North, drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Mara North (HKR) WIL - HKR
  2. Drive from Mara North to Kisii

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

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

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, drive  •  4h 21m

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

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara, drive  •  4h 51m

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

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, drive #2  •  5h 47m

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

Drive  •  4h 41m

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Kisii 305.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Kisii is to bus which costs $5 - $29 and takes 5h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Nairobi to Kisii is to fly and drive which takes 2h 58m and costs $100 - $210.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nairobi and arriving at Kisii. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Nairobi and Kisii is 417 km. The road distance is 305.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Kisii without a car is to bus which takes 5h 40m and costs $5 - $29.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Nairobi to Kisii, including transfers.

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Nairobi to Kisii bus services, operated by The Guardian Coach, depart from Nairobi station.

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Nairobi to Kisii bus services, operated by The Guardian Coach, arrive at Kisii station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Kisii is 305 km. It takes approximately 4h 41m to drive from Nairobi to Kisii.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Kisii. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Kisii.
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  • Distance: 416.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

The Guardian Coach operates a bus from Nairobi to Kisii 4 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $11 and the journey takes 5h 40m. MASH also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mara North
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mara North via Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve via Mara North
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Mombasa Air Safari
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mara North
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mara North
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
World Ticket
Website
worldticket.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
Renegade Air
Website
flyrenegadeair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Jetways Airlines
Website
jetwaysairlines.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
Bus operators
The Guardian Coach
Phone
+254 726 511 628
Email
info@theguardiancoach.com
Website
theguardian.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Kisii
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
mashpoa.co
Bus from Nairobi to Kisii
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Normal
$17 - $21
Business
$20 - $22
VIP
$21 - $29

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