How to Reach Mombasa - The Easiest Way to Reach Mombasa


  • By Air: The Moi International Airport has well connected flights to and fro many destinations in the world.
  • By Train: Train services are provided mostly between Nairobi and Mombasa.


  • By Bus: A popular way of transport is the Matatu. It is basically a mini bus with a seating capacity of 14- 15 passengers. They are privately owned mini-buses regulated by the government.
  • By Rickshaws: Another mode of transport is the tuk tuk (autorickshaws). Tuk Tuk drivers charge same as the Matatus.

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Modes of Transportation in Mombasa

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Mombasa. The most preferred mode of transport in Mombasa is Car.

Average distance: 20 km Average time: 60 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 60 min Overall average time for 20 kms 60 min

How to Reach Mombasa from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Diani beach to Mombasa 22.88 km 22 mins
Ukunda to Mombasa 23.78 km 23 mins
Koani to Mombasa 183.68 km 3 hours 3 mins
Dar es salaam to Mombasa 241.4 km 4 hours 1 mins
Nairobi to Mombasa 397.11 km 6 hours 37 mins
Kampala to Mombasa 879.08 km 14 hours 39 mins
Addis ababa to Mombasa 1125.01 km 18 hours 45 mins
Laascaanood to Mombasa 1319.92 km 21 hours 59 mins
Asosa to Mombasa 1371.52 km 22 hours 51 mins
Lusaka to Mombasa 1640.06 km 27 hours 20 mins
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