How to get there in Mombasa

Practical information for your trip to Mombasa

There are regular charter flights to Mombasa's international airport from Europe, as well as daily domestic flights from Nairobi. Mombasa can be reached easily also by road or rail, including by a night train from Nairobi. Bridges and ferries connect Mombasa Island to the Kenyan mainland.

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Moving around in Mombasa

Most local people use matatus, local minibuses to get around in Mombasa. Car rental in Mombasa is a good option if you want to travel more around the region. Taxis are also widely available in Mombasa, but it is advisable to negotiate the price before entering a taxi.