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There are 3 ways to get from Nairobi to Machakos by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Easy Coach/Uchumi to Devki 110Ath
  2. Take a taxi from Devki to Machakos

$80 - $95

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nairobi to Machakos 40.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Machakos 40.1 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Machakos is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Machakos is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Nairobi and Machakos is 57 km. The road distance is 64.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Machakos without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1 h 35 min and costs $80 - $95.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Nairobi to Machakos, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Machakos is 64 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Nairobi to Machakos.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Machakos. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Machakos.
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  • Distance: 35.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

There is no direct connection from Nairobi to Machakos. However, you can take the bus to Devki then take the taxi to Machakos. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Machakos.

Bus operators
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Easy Coach/Uchumi to Devki
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Devki to Machakos
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95

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