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There are 9 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 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 Kisumu, drive  •  3h 46m

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

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Ol Seki, drive  •  5h 48m

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Ol Seki (OSJ) WIL - OSJ
  2. Drive from Ol Seki to Kisii

Drive  •  4h 41m

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Kisii 305.5 km

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The cost-effective way to get from Nairobi to Kisii is to bus, which costs $5 - $21 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Kisii is to fly and drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 2h 58m.

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

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The distance between Nairobi and Kisii is 238 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 - $21.

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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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The quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Kisumu Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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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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  • Distance: 237.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

The Guardian Coach operates a bus from Nairobi to Kisii 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $9 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
$180 - $380
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ol Seki
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $370
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mara North
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ol Seki
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Mombasa Air Safari
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mara North
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ol Seki
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Seven Four Eight Air Services
Website
748airservicesltd.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ol Seki
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Renegade Air
Website
flyrenegadeair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $380
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $300
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $380
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
World Ticket
Website
worldticket.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $300
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Nairobi to Kisii
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
VIP
$21
Business
$20
Normal
$15

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Kenya Airways and Jambojet Limited offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Kisumu Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Kisii. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $35 - $45.

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