Getting There – Aberdare NP

Anthony Ham
Expert
By Anthony Ham

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of many Lonely Planet guidebooks, including the guide to Kenya.

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Lonely Planet guide to Kenya.

Anthony is the author of the Lonely Planet guide to Kenya.

Aberdare National Park is located 160km/100mi north of Nairobi and 20km/13mi southwest of Nanyuki. The drive from Nairobi takes about two and a half to three hours. There are daily scheduled flights to the Nanyuki airstrip. Getting to Nairobi is easy as this is one of the biggest transport hubs on the continent. International flights arrive in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), 15km/9mi southeast of Nairobi.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Please check Skyscanner, or for multiple-destination flights check Expedia, to see which airlines can take you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

Charter flights between parks are usually booked by tour operators as part of the tour package. From Nairobi, flights to the Aberdares leave from Wilson Airport (WIL), 6km/4mi south of the city. Scheduled flights to Nanyuki can be booked with the following domestic carriers:

Passport, Visa and Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – Kenya page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.

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