There are 3 ways to get from Thika to Nairobi by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Thika Town to Ngara 237

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thika to Nairobi 26.7 miles

$95 - $120

1 alternative option

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Thika to Nairobi 26.7 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thika Town and arriving at Ngara. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Thika and Nairobi is 40 km. The road distance is 42.7 km.

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The best way to get from Thika to Nairobi without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 6 min and costs .

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The bus from Thika Town to Ngara takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Thika to Nairobi bus services, operated by Nairobi Matatu, arrive at Ngara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thika to Nairobi is 43 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Thika to Nairobi.

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There are 1014+ hotels available in Nairobi. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thika to Nairobi.
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  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

Nairobi Matatu operates a bus from Thika to Nairobi every 4 hours, and the journey takes 1 h 6 min.

Bus operators
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Thika Town to Ngara
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thika to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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