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

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Nairobi to Emali
  2. Take a taxi from Emali to Wote

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Easy Coach/Uchumi to Devki 110Ath
  2. Drive from Devki to Wote

$9 - $14

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Wote 84.6 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Turkana is to bus and drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Turkana is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Nairobi and Turkana is 498 km. The road distance is 135.3 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Nairobi to Turkana, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Nairobi to Wote. However, you can take the taxi to Nairobi, take the train to Emali, then take the taxi to Wote. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Wote.

Train operators
Kenya Railways
Train from Nairobi to Emali
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Once daily
Schedules at
Bus operators
Nairobi Matatu
Bus from Easy Coach/Uchumi to Devki
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Emali to Wote
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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