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Duration 2h 30m
Distance 170.4 km
Average price $35
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Mbale

The nearest airport to Mbale is Kitale (KTL). However, there are better options for getting to Mbale. There is no direct connection from Nearby airports to Mbale. However, you can take the taxi to Kisumu, take the bus to Busia, then take the drive to Mbale. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kampala, take the bus to Malaba, then take the drive to Mbale.

Recommended airport

Kisumu (KIS)

  1. Kisumu
  2. Busia
  3. Mbale
3h 45m
Other nearby airports

Entebbe (EBB)

  1. Kampala
  2. Malaba
  3. Mbale
6h 2m

Eldoret International (EDL)

  1. Eldoret
  2. Malaba
  3. Mbale
3h 24m

Mara North (HKR)

  1. Mara North (HKR)
  2. Nyamira
  3. Nairobi
  4. Mbale
16h 34m
$30 - $51

Kitale (KTL)

  1. Kitale (KTL)
  2. Mbale
2h 30m
$25 - $40

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Mbale is Kitale (KTL) Airport which is 88 km away. Other nearby airports include Eldoret International (EDL) (138.8 km) and Kisumu (KIS) (143.3 km).

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It takes 3h 45m to get from Mbale to Kisumu (KIS) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Kisumu (KIS) Airport, which is 143.3 km away from Mbale. The bus and drive from Kisumu (KIS) to Mbale takes 3h 45m.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Mbale. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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