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There are 10 ways to get from Nakuru to Kilifi by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus, Matatu, train, drive

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Naivasha
  2. Take the Matatu from Naivasha to Nairobi
  3. Take the train from Nairobi to Mariakani
  4. Drive from Mariakani to Kilifi

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Bus, Matatu

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Naivasha
  2. Take the Matatu from Naivasha to Nairobi
  3. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kilifi

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Malindi
  2. Take the bus from Malindi to Kilifi

Drive

  1. Drive from Nakuru to Kilifi

Bus, Matatu to Nairobi, fly to Mombasa, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Naivasha
  2. Take the Matatu from Naivasha to Nairobi
  3. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Mombasa (MBA)
  4. Take a taxi from Mombasa to Kilifi

Bus, Matatu to Nairobi Wilson, fly to Mombasa, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Naivasha
  2. Take the Matatu from Naivasha to Nairobi
  3. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Mombasa (MBA)
  4. Take a taxi from Mombasa to Kilifi

Bus, Matatu to Nairobi Wilson, fly to Ukunda, drive

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Naivasha
  2. Take the Matatu from Naivasha to Nairobi
  3. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Ukunda (UKA)
  4. Drive from Ukunda to Kilifi

Bus, Matatu to Nairobi, fly to Ukunda, drive

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Naivasha
  2. Take the Matatu from Naivasha to Nairobi
  3. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Ukunda (UKA)
  4. Drive from Ukunda to Kilifi

Bus, Matatu to Nairobi, fly to Malindi

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Naivasha
  2. Take the Matatu from Naivasha to Nairobi
  3. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Malindi (MYD)
  4. Take the bus from Malindi to Kilifi

Bus, Matatu to Nairobi Wilson, fly to Malindi

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Naivasha
  2. Take the Matatu from Naivasha to Nairobi
  3. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Malindi (MYD)
  4. Take the bus from Malindi to Kilifi

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Nakuru to Kilifi is to bus and Matatu, which costs $20 - $30 and takes 13h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Nakuru to Kilifi is to bus and Matatu and fly and taxi which costs $160 - $380 and takes 6h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nakuru to Kilifi. However, there are services departing from Nakuru and arriving at Kilifi via Naivasha and Nairobi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 21m.

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The distance between Nakuru and Kilifi is 559 km. The road distance is 702.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nakuru to Kilifi without a car is to bus and Matatu which takes 13h 21m and costs $20 - $30.

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It takes approximately 11h 18m to get from Nakuru to Kilifi, including transfers.

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Nakuru to Kilifi bus services, operated by Coast Bus, depart from Nakuru station.

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The quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Mombasa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Nakuru to Kilifi bus services, operated by MASH, arrive at Kilifi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nakuru to Kilifi is 702 km. It takes approximately 10h 24m to drive from Nakuru to Kilifi.

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  • Distance: 559.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 18m

What companies run services between Nakuru, Kenya and Kilifi, Kenya?

You can take a bus from Nakuru to Kilifi via Naivasha and Nairobi in around 13h 21m.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa via Lamu
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Nairobi to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Nairobi to Malindi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa via Lamu
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Nairobi to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Nairobi to Malindi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Seven Four Eight Air Services
Website
748airservicesltd.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Nairobi to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Nairobi to Malindi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Malindi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$18 - $270
Executive Air Transport
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $340
Train operators
Kenya Railways
Phone
0709 388 888
Email
info@krc.co.ke
Website
krc.co.ke
Train from Nairobi to Mariakani
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $25
Schedules at
metickets.krc.co.ke
Economy
$9
First Class
$25
Bus operators
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.co.ke
Bus from Nakuru to Naivasha
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
coastbus.co.ke
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Naivasha to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Nairobi to Kilifi
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
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mashpoa.com
VIP
$18
Normal
$13
Bus from Malindi to Kilifi
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Book at
mashpoa.com
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Nakuru to Malindi
Ave. Duration
12h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mombasa to Kilifi
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Seven Four Eight Air Services, Fly540, Jambojet Limited and Kenya Airways offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Mombasa Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Kilifi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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