There are 3 ways to get from Nairobi to Mandera by plane or car

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Recommended option

Fly Nairobi Wilson to Wajir, drive  •  14 h 23 min

  1. WIL - WJR

$217 - $1,058

Cheapest option

Fly Nairobi to Mogadishu, drive  •  13 h 32 min

  1. NBO - MGQ

$112 - $476

1 alternative option

Drive  •  22 h 52 min

  1. 656 miles

$90 - $140

What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Mandera, West Pokot, Kenya?

There is no direct connection from Nairobi to Mandera. However, you can take the line 125 bus to Wilson Airport/Shell, take the walk to Nairobi Wilson airport, fly to Wajir, then take the drive to Mandera. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Passenger Boarding, take the walk to Nairobi airport, fly to Mogadishu, then take the drive to Mandera.

Airlines
East African Safari Air Express
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Wajir
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Nairobi to Mogadishu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
African Express
Website
africanexpress.net
Flights from Nairobi to Mogadishu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Jubba Airways
Website
jubbaairways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mogadishu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nairobi and Mandera is 807 km. The road distance is 1050 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Mandera is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 22 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Mandera is to fly and drive which takes 13 h 32 min and costs $110 - $480.

It takes approximately 14 h 23 min to get from Nairobi to Mandera, including transfers.