There are 3 ways to get from Nakuru to Kisumu by bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, taxi  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Kakamega
  2. Take a taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu

$118 - $151

Cheapest option

Drive, fly  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Nakuru to Nairobi Wilson
  2. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Kisumu (KIS) WIL - KIS

$58 - $291

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Nakuru to Kisumu 118.3 miles

$16 - $25

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nakuru and Kisumu is 146 km. The road distance is 189.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nakuru to Kisumu without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Nakuru to Kisumu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nairobi Wilson Airport to Kisumu Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nakuru to Kisumu is 189 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Nakuru to Kisumu.

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Safarilink and Silverstone Air Services offer flights from Nairobi Wilson Airport to Kisumu Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Kisumu. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nakuru to Kisumu.
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  • Distance: 91.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

There is no direct connection from Nakuru to Kisumu. However, you can take the bus to Kakamega then take the taxi to Kisumu. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kisumu.

Airlines
Silverstone Air Services
Website
silverstoneair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $250
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Bus operators
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 738 200314
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nakuru to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Kakamega to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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