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There are 8 ways to get from Thika to Busia by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tuskys to Town Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Busia

7 alternative options

Train, Matatu, bus

  1. Take the train from Thika to Nairobi
  2. Take the Matatu from Nairobi to Naivasha
  3. Take the bus from Naivasha to Mumias
  4. Take the bus from Mumias to Busia

Bus via Busia

  1. Take the bus from Tuskys to Town Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Busia

Drive

  1. Drive from Thika to Busia

Fly Nairobi to Kisumu, bus

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Kisumu (KIS)
  2. Take the bus from Luanda to Busia

Bus to Nairobi Wilson, fly to Kisumu, bus

  1. Take the bus from Tuskys to Town Terminal
  2. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Kisumu (KIS)
  3. Take the bus from Luanda to Busia

Bus to Nairobi Wilson, fly to Kitale, drive

  1. Take the bus from Tuskys to Town Terminal
  2. Fly from Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to Kitale (KTL)
  3. Drive from Kitale to Busia

Fly Nairobi to Eldoret International, bus

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Eldoret International (EDL)
  2. Take the bus from Kapsabet to Mumias
  3. Take the bus from Mumias to Busia

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thika to Busia is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 6h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Thika to Busia is to drive. Taking this option will cost $50 - $80 and takes 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thika to Busia. However, there are services departing from Tuskys and arriving at Busia via Nairobi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 46m.

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The distance between Thika and Busia is 368 km. The road distance is 462.7 km.

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The best way to get from Thika to Busia without a car is to bus which takes 10h 46m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 46m to get from Thika to Busia, including transfers.

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Thika to Busia bus services, operated by Nairobi Matatu, depart from Tuskys station.

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The quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Kisumu Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Thika to Busia bus services, operated by The Guardian Coach, arrive at Busia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thika to Busia is 463 km. It takes approximately 6h 50m to drive from Thika to Busia.

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  • Distance: 368.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 46m

What companies run services between Thika, Kenya and Busia, Kenya?

You can take a bus from Thika to Busia via Town Terminal and Nairobi in around 10h 46m.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret International
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Nairobi to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from Nairobi to Eldoret International
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $230
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kitale
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $320
World Ticket
Website
worldticket.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $300
Renegade Air
Website
flyrenegadeair.com
Flights from Nairobi Wilson to Kisumu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $300
Train operators
Kenya Railways
Phone
0709 388 888
Email
info@krc.co.ke
Website
krc.co.ke
Train from Thika to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
krc.co.ke
Bus operators
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Tuskys to Town Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Nairobi to Naivasha
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
The Guardian Coach
Phone
+254 726 511 628
Email
info@theguardiancoach.com
Website
theguardian.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Busia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
theguardiancoach.com
Book at
theguardian.co.ke
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.co.ke
Bus from Naivasha to Mumias
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
coastbus.com
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Mumias to Busia
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Luanda to Busia
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Busia
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Kapsabet to Mumias
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Book at
mashpoa.com

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Kenya Airways and Jambojet Limited offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Kisumu Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Busia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thika to Nairobi Airport is to taxi which takes 49 min and costs $100 - $120.

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