Getting There – Saiwa Swamp NP
Saiwa Swamp is located 385km/239mi from Nairobi and 27km/16mi from Kitale. There is a small airport in Kitale, Kitale Airport (KIT), but most people visit Saiwa Swamp on a safari in Western Kenya by 4WD.
Nairobi is a major transport hub, so most people flying to Kenya from Europe or North America arrive here. Just southeast (15km/9mi) of Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). Kenya's second international airport, Moi International Airport (MBA), is 9km/6mi west of Mombasa.
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.
Charter flights that shuttle you between parks and reserves are booked by tour operators as part of your safari package. Domestic flights from Nairobi leave from Wilson Airport (WIL), 6km/4mi south of Nairobi. Domestic flights to Kitale can be booked with the following domestic carriers:
Please check our Getting There – Kenya page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.