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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.

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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 Mara North, drive  •  5 h 9 min

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

$44 - $317

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 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 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 Wilson to Ol Seki, drive  •  5 h 56 min

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

$44 - $315

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

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Kisii without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 51 min and costs $60 - $75.

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

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Nairobi to Kisii bus services, operated by Modern Coast, depart from Nairobi station.

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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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Nairobi to Kisii bus services, operated by Modern Coast, arrive at Kisii station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Kisii is 306 km. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Nairobi to Kisii.

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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 Mara North
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masai Mara
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ol Seki
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mara North
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
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
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ol Seki
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Mombasa Air Safari
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mara North
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
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
Jetways Airlines
Website
jetwaysairlines.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mara North
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
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
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ol Seki
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
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
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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More Questions & Answers

Fly540, Kenya Airways and Jambojet Limited offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Kisumu Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Kisii. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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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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