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There are 2 ways to get from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru by car, shuttle or taxi

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Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru 96.6 miles

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Shuttle, taxi  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Nairobi to Naivasha
  2. Take a taxi from Naivasha to Lake Nakuru

$145 - $185

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Nairobi and Lake Nakuru is 131 km. The road distance is 154.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru without a car is to shuttle and taxi which takes 3 h 12 min and costs $140 - $190.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive 154.6 km from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Lake Nakuru is 155 km. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Lake Nakuru. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru.
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  • Distance: 81.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Lake Nakuru, Kenya?

You can drive from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru in around 2 h 33 min.

Bus operators
shuttle
Shuttle from Nairobi to Naivasha
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Naivasha to Lake Nakuru
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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