Matatu Fare Prices from Nairobi to Meru County

Meru County is a captivating destination known for its rich cultural heritage, scenic landscapes, and diverse wildlife. Whether you’re interested in exploring Mount Kenya, immersing yourself in the local culture, or indulging in outdoor adventures, Meru County has it all. This article explores the major towns along the Nairobi-Meru route, fare prices, and exciting things to do in the county.

Nairobi to Meru County

Traveling by matatu from Nairobi to Meru County

Matatus, the widespread public transportation in Kenya, provides affordable transportation between Nairobi and Meru County. Fare prices vary slightly based on travel time, specific matatu operators, and fuel prices.

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

Fare from Nairobi to Meru County

  • Unique Shuttle- Ksh 1,000
  • Mark One- Ksh 800
  • Kensilver – Ksh 650
  • Ungwana Sacco- Ksh 800
  • Raha Express- Ksh 1,000
  • Luxury Shuttle- Ksh 1,000
  • Menany (via Nanyuki)  1,000
  • Mekina- To be confirmed
  • Meiso- To be confirmed
Nairobi to Meru County

Nairobi to Thika

Distance: Approximately 45.1 km

Fare: range between 50-150 Kenyan Shillings

Once in Thika, you can visit the Thika Falls, a magnificent waterfall surrounded by lush greenery. It’s a perfect spot for picnics, nature walks, and photography enthusiasts.

Thika to Makuyu

Distance: Approximately 30 km

Fare: range between 50-150 KES.

Makuyu is a small town with a tranquil atmosphere and stunning views of the Aberdare Ranges. For nature lovers, a visit to Chania Falls is highly recommended. The falls cascade into a serene pool, creating a picturesque setting for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Makuyu to Embu

Distance: Approximately 67.7 km