Eldoret in detail

Flights & getting there


Fly540 has flights that connect Eldoret with Nairobi and (less frequently) Lodwar.

Jambo Jet This Kenya Airways subsidiary flies to/from Nairobi.


The main matatu stand is in the centre of town by the municipal market, though some local matatus and more Kericho services leave from Nandi Rd. Irregular matatus to Iten and Kabarnet leave from Sergoit Rd. Further west on Uganda Rd, matatus leave for Malaba on the Uganda border.

Table: Matatus from Eldoret

ItenKSh1201 hr
KabarnetKSh3502 hr
KakamegaKSh3002 hr
KerichoKSh4003 hr
KisumuKSh5003 hr
KitaleKSh2501¼ hr
NairobiKSh8006 hr
NakuruKSh3502¾ hr
NyahururuKSh6003½ hr


A string of bus companies lines Uganda Rd west of the Postbank. Most service Nairobi via Nakuru.

Easy Coach Buses to Nairobi (KSh1250, 9.30am and 10pm, eight hours).

Kampala Coach Noon and midnight buses to Kampala (KSh2000, six hours).

Mash Bus Buses to numerous cities across Kenya.