How to get there

 

By road

The closest and the most convenient city to Homabay is Kisumu city. Buses run from Kisumu to the Easy Coach office in Homa Bay. A drive from Kisumu take about 2-3hour by car and bus respectively while a bus from Nairobi takes 9 hours Kericho 4 hours and Mbita 1.5 hours.

 

By Air

Kisumu Airport is a distance of 156 km away which takes less than an hour. There are also 2 airstrips at Rusinga and Mfangano Islands. The airstrip located 5km south-east of Homa Bay town mainly serves tourists traveling from Nairobi, Maasai Mara and other tourist attraction sites to Homa Bay. From here you can catch a matatu to the main town within Homabay, like Mbita, 50km away, and Kisii, 60 km away. Taxis are available from the airport and also for getting you around the bay.

Homabay is also accessible through Lake Victoria especially from Mbita point, Jinja, Musoma, and Bukoba.

 

How to get Around Homabay

Homabay is not a big town as such and travelers can walk since most of the sites are close to each other. If you take matatu or driving yourself, the road network around Homa-Bay is in superb condition. Self-driving tourists should, however, be cautious during the rains because most of the roads are raised and some areas tend to flood.

 

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