How to Reach Nairobi - The Easiest Way to Reach Nairobi
How to get in and get around Nairobi
The way in which most people get around when they need public transport is by using the matatu (taxi), which is normally a minibus. They operate on regular routes and pick up passengers along the way, which is convenient as you can embark and disembark wherever you want to along the road. There are also regular bus services but these operate on a schedule and only according to time. You can identify the matabu by the yellow line on the side of the vehicle. For a more formal form of transportation, there are taxi companies that you can phone and make a booking. There are also buses and trains that can be convenient if you want to travel around the city.
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Modes of Transportation in Nairobi
Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Nairobi. The most preferred mode of transport in Nairobi is Car.
Average distance: 17.3 km Average time: 55 min
Car 46.67%Driving 42.57 min Walking 1.14 min Overall average time for 18.12 kms 43.71 min
Walking 20%Walking 58.67 min Driving 12.67 min Overall average time for 10.17 kms 71.33 min
Bus/Trolleybus 26.67%Bus 56.25 min Walking 6.25 min Waiting 5 min Other 0.63 min Overall average time for 22.5 kms 68.13 min
Motorbike 3.33%Motorbike 10 min Overall average time for 7 kms 10 min
How to Reach Nairobi from Nearby Cities
|Ngong to Nairobi||17.95 km||17 mins|
|Arusha to Nairobi||185.76 km||3 hours 5 mins|
|Mombasa to Nairobi||397.11 km||6 hours 37 mins|
|Kampala to Nairobi||493.58 km||8 hours 13 mins|
|Dar es salaam to Nairobi||549.64 km||9 hours 9 mins|
|Kigali to Nairobi||753.96 km||12 hours 33 mins|
|Asosa to Nairobi||1054.89 km||17 hours 34 mins|
|Riyadh to Nairobi||2402.59 km||40 hours 2 mins|
|Gaborone to Nairobi||2517.13 km||41 hours 57 mins|
|Johannesburg to Nairobi||2523.86 km||42 hours 3 mins|