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Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

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Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

Hi,

I want to go from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya by bus. I want to start from Kampala in the afternoon. What will be the cheaper yet comfortable bus to go to Nairobi? When the bus leaves from Kampala & arrive at Nairobi and what is the bus fare? Also where the buses from Kampala stop at Nairobi?

Mentionable that i am traveling alone.

Thanks.

Fahim

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Berlin, Germany
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1. Re: Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

Hi Fahim,

I recommend this site for getting buses across that particular border - http://www.queenscoach.com/

It is very comprehensive, easy to use and quite cheap. Hope this helps

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2. Re: Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

Thanks a lot

uk
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3. Re: Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

you may find you will have to leave in the morning as no buses run in kenya after 6pm

Bungoma, Kenya
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4. Re: Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

i just looked at the Website for QueensCoach and it says they travel overnight. However, as you have read, overnight PSVs have been banned. It all depends on when you are travelling since the ban may be lifted by then. It is better to travel by day and see the countryside - if you go via Eldoret you cross the Equator at over 9000ft. Be warned, it is a LONG journey!!

Easy Coach might be another possibility. Is Kampala Coach still running?

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5. Re: Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

I heard that Queens or some other buses leave Kampala at late night and enter Kenya border after 6:00 a.m morning as there is restriction for vehicle in Kenya border at night. Can anybody confirm it?

Another option is that to start from Kampala early morning. In that case can the bus reach Nairobi at night? Or for some reason if the bus is late do I have to spend the night at bus due to vehicle restriction?

Bungoma, Kenya
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6. Re: Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

The news still is that no PSVs can travel in Kenya at night.... Prices have gone up and the bus and matatu owners are really complaining!!

Montreal, Canada
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7. Re: Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

You can compare both Mash and Easy Coach then book your tickets directly via Busbud: https:/…Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya
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8. Re: Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

Easy coach & MASH Bus Services are 2 very good bus companies.

kampala
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9. Re: Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

Try come to jinja and then take a bus at around 5pm to Nairobi while reaching early morning. Jinja day tours can help you arrange buses from jinja would be easy as kampala is crowded .

kampala
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10. Re: Bus service from Kampala, Uganda to Nairobi, Kenya

they have a facebook page . you can just go through it

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