There are 7 ways to get from Nakuru to Mombasa by car, plane, car ferry or bus

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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Drive to Eldoret, fly to Mombasa  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Nakuru to Eldoret
  2. Fly from Eldoret (EDL) to Mombasa (MBA) EDL - MBA

$82 - $358

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Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nakuru to Mombasa

$13 - $16

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Drive to Nairobi, fly to Mombasa  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Nakuru to Nairobi
  2. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Mombasa (MBA) NBO - MBA

$84 - $261

Drive to Nairobi Wilson, fly to Mombasa  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Nakuru to Nairobi Wilson
  2. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Mombasa (MBA) WIL - MBA

$87 - $439

Drive to Nairobi Wilson, fly to Ukunda, car ferry  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Nakuru to Nairobi Wilson
  2. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Ukunda (UKA) WIL - UKA
  3. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa

$98 - $297

Drive to Nairobi, fly to Ukunda, car ferry  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Nakuru to Nairobi
  2. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Ukunda (UKA) NBO - UKA
  3. Take the car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa

$65 - $379

Drive  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Nakuru to Mombasa 402.6 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nakuru and arriving at Mombasa. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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The distance between Nakuru and Mombasa is 579 km. The road distance is 644.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nakuru to Mombasa without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Nakuru to Mombasa, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Eldoret Airport to Mombasa Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Nakuru to Mombasa bus services, operated by Coast Bus, arrive at Mombasa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nakuru to Mombasa is 644 km. It takes approximately 9 h 26 min to drive from Nakuru to Mombasa.

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Kenya Airways, East African Safari Air Express, Skyward Express and two other airlines offer flights from Eldoret Airport to Mombasa Airport.

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There are 349+ hotels available in Mombasa. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nakuru to Mombasa.
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  • Distance: 362 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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

Coast Bus operates a bus from Nakuru to Mombasa 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $16 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Eldoret to Mombasa via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Nairobi to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Eldoret to Mombasa via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Nairobi to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Fly540
Website
fly540.com
Flights from Eldoret to Mombasa via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
East African Safari Air Express
Flights from Eldoret to Mombasa via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Nairobi to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mombasa via Ukunda
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Silverstone Air Services
Website
silverstoneair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Skyward Express
Website
skywardexpress.co.ke
Flights from Eldoret to Mombasa via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
AirKenya Express
Website
airkenya.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Ukunda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Bus operators
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.com
Bus from Nakuru to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
coastbus.com
Ferry operators
Kenya Ferries
Phone
254 20 2118344
Email
info@kenyaferry.co.ke
Website
kenyaferry.co.ke
Car ferry from Likoni to Mombasa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kenyaferry.co.ke

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