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There are 9 ways to get from Watamu to Kakamega by plane, taxi, car, train or bus

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Fly Malindi to Kisumu, taxi

  1. Fly from Malindi (MYD) to Kisumu (KIS)
  2. Take a taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega

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Drive, train, Matatu, bus

  1. Drive from Watamu to Mariakani
  2. Take the train from Mariakani to Nairobi
  3. Take the Matatu from Nairobi to Naivasha
  4. Take the bus from Naivasha to Kakamega

Taxi to Vipingo, fly to Kisumu, taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Watamu to Vipingo
  2. Fly from Vipingo (VPG) to Kisumu (KIS)
  3. Take a taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega

Drive to Mombasa, fly to Kisumu, taxi

  1. Drive from Watamu to Mombasa
  2. Fly from Mombasa (MBA) to Kisumu (KIS)
  3. Take a taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega

Fly Malindi to Eldoret International

  1. Fly from Malindi (MYD) to Eldoret International (EDL)

Bus, Matatu

  1. Take the bus from Malindi to Nairobi
  2. Take the Matatu from Nairobi to Naivasha
  3. Take the bus from Naivasha to Kakamega

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Malindi to Nairobi
  2. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kakamega

Bus via Nakuru

  1. Take the bus from Malindi to Nakuru
  2. Take the bus from Nakuru to Kakamega

Drive

  1. Drive from Watamu to Kakamega

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The cheapest way to get from Watamu to Kakamega is to bus via Nakuru which costs $70 - $85 and takes 17h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Watamu to Kakamega is to fly and taxi which costs $180 - $320 and takes 4h 20m.

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The distance between Watamu and Kakamega is 711 km. The road distance is 969.3 km.

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The best way to get from Watamu to Kakamega without a car is to bus and Matatu which takes 14h 48m and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Watamu to Kakamega, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Watamu to Kakamega is to fly which takes 6h 23m and costs $200 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus and Matatu, which costs $65 - $90 and takes 14h 48m.

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There is no direct flight from Malindi Airport to Kisumu Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watamu to Kakamega is 969 km. It takes approximately 14h 32m to drive from Watamu to Kakamega.

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Kenya Airways, Seven Four Eight Air Services and Jambojet Limited offer flights from Malindi Airport to Kisumu Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Kakamega. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Watamu to Kakamega.
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  • Distance: 711.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Watamu, Kenya and Kakamega, Kenya?

Jambojet Limited and Seven Four Eight Air Services fly from Watamu to Kakamega 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watamu to Kakamega via Malindi, Nairobi, and Naivasha in around 14h 48m.

Airlines
Jambojet Limited
Website
jambojet.com
Flights from Malindi to Kisumu via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Flights from Mombasa to Kisumu via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Flights from Malindi to Eldoret International via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Malindi to Kisumu via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Flights from Mombasa to Kisumu via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Flights from Malindi to Eldoret International via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Safarilink
Website
flysafarilink.com
Flights from Vipingo to Kisumu via Nairobi Wilson
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Seven Four Eight Air Services
Website
748airservicesltd.com
Flights from Malindi to Kisumu via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Train operators
Kenya Railways
Phone
0709 388 888
Email
info@krc.co.ke
Website
krc.co.ke
Train from Mariakani to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Schedules at
metickets.krc.co.ke
Economy
$9
First Class
$26
Bus operators
Nairobi Matatu
Website
digitalmatatus.com
Bus from Nairobi to Naivasha
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
digitalmatatus.com
Coast Bus
Website
coastbus.co.ke
Bus from Naivasha to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
coastbus.com
Modern Coast
Phone
+254 709 897 000
Email
customercare@modern.co.ke
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Malindi to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
VIP
$16
First Class
$14
Business
$12
Tahmeed Coach Ltd
Phone
0729356561
Website
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Malindi to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
Bus from Malindi to Nakuru
Ave. Duration
12h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
tahmeedexpress.com
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Malindi to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Book at
mashpoa.com
VIP
$19
Normal
$14
Bus from Nairobi to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Book at
mashpoa.com
VIP
$22
Business
$20
Normal
$16
Easy Coach
Phone
+254 0202210711
Email
ict@easycoach.co.ke
Website
easycoach.co.ke
Bus from Nakuru to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
easycoach.co.ke
Other operators
Taxi from Kisumu to Kakamega
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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The best way to get from Watamu to Malindi Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs $40 - $50.

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