There are 5 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 6 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

$13 - $19

3 alternative options

Fly Nairobi to Eldoret, drive  •  4 h 6 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

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Kitale 238.1 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Kitale is to bus which costs $13 - $19 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Kitale is to fly which costs $90 - $170 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Nairobi to Kitale, including transfers.

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

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East African Safari Air Express and Safarilink offer flights from Nairobi Wilson Airport to Kitale Airport.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Kitale.
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  • Distance: 203.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

East African Safari Air Express and Safarilink 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.

Airlines
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
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
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Eldoret
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
East African Safari Air Express
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
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

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