This is a list of luxury buses to travel with from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam. The driving distance between Dar es Salaam and Nairobi is approximately 900 kilometres (559 miles). The estimated flying distance between the two cities is 673 kilometres (418) miles. It’s definitely a long distance that requires you to travel with the most comfortable and modest buses. There are quite a number of buses that operate daily between Nairobi to Dar es Salaam. Most of these buses use the Namanga route which is relatively shorter compared to the Mombasa-Tanga route.
Here is a list of the best buses to use from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam and vice versa.
It is a luxury bus that operates within East Africa. It provides both first class and business class service on board. It traverses the Nairobi-Dar es Salaam route daily, with fare ranging between KES 3350 to 3850. Its Nairobi booking office is located at Cross Lane, Accra Road, while the Dar es Salaam booking office is located at Lumumba Street between Tandamti and Pemba Street. For further inquiries, you can contact them on, +254 709 897 000.
It also offers daily services between the Nairobi-Dar es Salaam route. Departure time is always at 6:00 a.m. Fare charges range from KES 3,500. It is one of the best-managed buses, with the most competent staff whose core mandate is to ensure customer satisfaction and value. For any inquiries, you can contact them on, +254 729 356 561.
It is a Tanzanian headquartered bus operator that operates across East Africa. The company has buses which connect Tanzania and Kenya daily. Departure time is always at 6:00 a.m at both the Nairobi Central bus terminal and the Ubungo bus terminal in Dar es Salaam. It connects to and from Dar es Salaam- Nairobi via Arusha. For further inquiries, you can contact the Nairobi booking office via, +254 711 976 017
It is one of the biggest bus service company in Tanzania. The company has buses which operate daily between the Dar es Salaam- Nairobi route. The company prides in modern spacious buses with enough legroom and other exemplary services and offers like wifi, fresh drinks, and onboard entertainment. For any inquiries, you can contact the Nairobi booking office via, +254 728 808 114.
This is another luxury bus company that operates daily services between the Nairobi-Dar es Salaam route. Their Kenyan office is located at View Plaza along River Road in Nairobi. They charge Ksh 3,500 from Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam.
Contacts: 0705 333165
They offer daily private shuttle services from Nairobi to Arusha and Moshi. They offer door to door pickups from all residential areas close to the Nairobi CBD, JKIA and all hotels in the Nairobi CBD. Once in Tanzania, Marangu Luxury Shuttles also does the transfer services to hotels in Moshi and Arusha. While on board, you get to experience comfort and first-class services. All vehicles are fitted with incredibly comfy recliner seats, as well as huge amount of interior space. Fare charges start from Ksh 3,000 i.e Nairobi to Arusha.
You can contact them via +254 203 555 780 / +254 722 165 331 or write an email to [email protected] / [email protected] for bookings. Their Nairobi offices are located at Windsor House, 4th Floor along University way / Muindi Mbingu street Junction.