Vihiga County has surprisingly a good road structure that stretches about 411.1 Kilometres. The distance from Nairobi to Vihiga County being 278 Kilometres, when converted to hours this is roughly 7 hours to get to Vihiga County from Nairobi by road.


Using a bus

Nairobi to Vihiga bus services are available and operated by The Guardian Coach, Crown Bus and Easy Coach, and the estimated cost is $8 – $ 21 depending on the bus service you’ll ride with.



As this is the easiest travel option which will take you about 30 minutes. There are different flight providers that operate at the JKIA and rates are from $129 – $ 189. The flight will take you directly to Kisumu and from there to Vihiga is a half an hour drive.



Driving from Nairobi to Vihiga is approximately a 7-hour trip filled with beautiful views along the ways and a bunch of stopovers for you to pause and relax a bit. You will need to budget on fuel consumption depending on your car’s engine capacity but traveling by road is 2nd expensive to flying.

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