Matatu Fare Prices from Nairobi to Kakamega County

Kakamega County offers diverse attractions and activities in the heart of the country’s former Western Province. This article will highlight the major towns along the route from Nairobi to Kakamega County, matatu fare prices, and fun activities to do.

Matatu Fare from Nairobi to Kakamega County

Distance: 379.8 km

The journey takes: 7 hrs 25 min

  • Easy Coach- Ksh1,550
  • Safari Luxury Shuttle- Ksh 1,500
  • Bungoma Line- Ksh 1,300
  • Western Prestige Shuttle- Ksh 1,200
  • Eldoret Shuttle- Ksh 1,300
  • Team Swat- Ksh 1,300
  • Classic Shuttle- Ksh 1,300
  • Royal Rift- Ksh 1,500

Nairobi to Naivasha

Distance: Approximately 91.4 kilometers

Fare Range: Ksh 200-300

Situated along the route from Nairobi to Nakuru, Naivasha town offers a tranquil retreat with its stunning freshwater lake and picturesque surroundings. Lake Naivasha, the largest freshwater lake in the Rift Valley, is a birdwatcher haven, attracting various bird species. Take a boat ride on the lake to spot hippos, giraffes, and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

Naivasha to Nakuru town

Distance: Approximately 60 kilometers

Fare Range: Ksh 200-400

Nakuru, known as the “Gateway to Rift Valley,” is renowned for its magnificent Lake Nakuru National Park, home to many bird species, including the famous pink flamingos. Explore the park’s wildlife, go on a game drive, or take a boat ride on the lake to witness the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings.

Nakuru to Kisumu town

Distance: Approximately 84.9 kilometers

Fare Range: Ksh 500-800

Kisumu is the largest city in western Kenya and the region’s economic hub. The town is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, the largest freshwater lake in Africa. Explore attractions such as the Kisumu Impala Sanctuary, a peaceful wildlife reserve where you can spot impalas, zebras, giraffes, and various bird species. Stroll along the vibrant Kisumu Pier, offering stunning views of Lake Victoria and the surrounding landscape.

Read also, List of 10 Interesting Things to Do in Kakamega County

Kisumu to Kakamega County

Distance: Approximately 48.7 kilometers