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There are 5 ways to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO) by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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

Line 110 bus

  1. Take the line 110 bus from Easy Coach/Uchumi to Airport Junction

Cheapest option

Private Transfer

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Nairobi to Nairobi JKIA

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kencom/Ambassadeur to Airport Junction

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO)

Drive

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO)

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO) is to Private Transfer which costs $25 - $65 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between Nairobi and Nairobi Airport (NBO) is 13 km. The road distance is 17.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO) without a car is to line 110 bus which takes 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO) is 18 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO).

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There are 444+ hotels available in Nairobi Airport (NBO). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO).
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  • Distance: 13.1 km
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Nairobi Airport (NBO), Kenya?

Nairobi Matatu operates a bus from Easy Coach/Uchumi to Airport Junction every 5 minutes, and the journey takes 30 min.

Bus operators
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Easy Coach/Uchumi to Airport Junction
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Kencom/Ambassadeur to Airport Junction
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Zanzibar Airport Transfers
Phone
+255 789 665310
Email
zanzibartours@gmail.com
Website
zanzibartransfers.com
Shuttle from Nairobi to Nairobi JKIA
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
zanzibar-tours-transfers.business.site
Marangu Luxury Shuttles
Phone
+254 203 555 780
Email
info@marangushuttles.com
Website
marangushuttles.com
Shuttle from Nairobi to Nairobi JKIA
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com
Green Path Transfers
Website
greenpathtransfers.com
Shuttle from Nairobi to Nairobi JKIA
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
greenpathtransfers.com
(Capacity 1-3 PAX)
$63
Other operators
Taxi from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport (NBO)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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