Most major European and African airlines—including Kenya Airways—fly into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, which is Kenya’s main airport. Kenya Airways also flies nonstop from the U.S (New York). The fastest routes to Nairobi are usually two nonstop legs routed through London or another European city such as Amsterdam, Frankfurt or Paris. Other possible connections are available through the Middle East, Qatar and Dubai; and via Asia, Kenya Airways has flights between Nairobi and Bangkok, Hanoi, Hong Kong and Guangzhou in China.
Airports in Kenya:
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi.
Moi International Airport, Mombasa.
Wilson Airport, Nairobi.
Domestic Air Travel
Domestic air travel within Kenya is easy due to the number of airlines and low cost daily flights. Light aircraft offer the easiest way to travel long distances. The following domestic carriers cover flights to many parts of Kenya from and fly from Wilson airport while Kenya Airways and Jambojet fly from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Air Kenya: covers Amboseli, Mara, Lewa Downs, Lamu, Malindi, Meru, Mombasa, Nairobi (Wilson), Nanyuki, and Samburu (www.airkenya.com)
Fly 540: Mombasa, Nairobi, Kisumu, Malindi, Mara, Lamu, Eldoret, Lodwar and Kitale (www.fly540.com)
JamboJet: Ukunda, Kisumu, Eldoret and Malindi direct from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (www.jambojet.com)
Kenya Airways: Kisumu, Mombasa, Malindi and Nairobi (www.kenya-airways.com)
Safarilink: Mara, Amboseli, Nanyuki, Lewa Downs, Naivasha, Samburu, Shaba, Lamu, Kiwayu, Tsavo West, Loisaba and Lewa (www.safarilink-kenya.com)
Traveling by Road
Kenya has excellent road connection to the various local destination. Driving is therefore a great option for those travellers with ample time in the destination as it allows them to explore much more – towns, the landscapes, and the countryside.
Kenya has a good rail network to a number of key destinations from Nairobi. The Madaraka Express takes travellers from Nairobi to Mombasa in 4.5 hours. The service is run by Kenya Railways Copration (www.krc.co.ke) with seats available in first & economy classes.