There are 7 ways to get from Nairobi to Kitale by plane, car or bus

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

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Kitale  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Kitale (KTL) WIL - KTL

$90 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kitale

$9 - $19

5 alternative options

Fly Nairobi to Eldoret, drive  •  3 h 56 min

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

$58 - $80

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret, drive  •  3 h 25 min

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

$62 - $67

Fly Nairobi to Kisumu, drive  •  4 h 44 min

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

$63 - $110

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu, drive  •  4 h 12 min

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

$43 - $266

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Kitale 238.1 miles

$30 - $50

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

Safarilink and East African Safari Air Express fly from Nairobi to Kitale twice daily. Alternatively, Easy Coach operates a bus from Nairobi to Kitale twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Modern Coast also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret via Kisumu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
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
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $250
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
East African Safari Air Express
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Bus operators
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 738 200314
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Kitale
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Modern Coast
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Kitale
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
modern.co.ke

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nairobi and Kitale is 325 km. The road distance is 381 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Kitale is to bus which costs $9 - $19 and takes 8 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Kitale is to fly which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $90 - $170.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nairobi and arriving at Kitale. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Nairobi to Kitale, including transfers.