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Jomo Kenyatta Nairobi International NBO Airport Shuttle

Located in Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is just east of the exotic city, offering the rare opportunity to see safari wildlife thriving along earth’s lush equator as well as a major city bursting with energy. Take care of the day by booking the right vehicle ahead of time, choosing between vans, sedans, SUVs, and buses for easy drop-offs to important destinations, also considering a meet-and-greet service for added convenience, from simple taxi drop-offs to grand arrivals with a lux limousine.
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Airport Ride Service
Looking for airport shuttle rides? Learn how you can get connected to the best shared ride van providers, sedans and private vans and view our airport transfer locations.

Nairobi Airport Shuttle Service
There are several parking areas available at the airport. There are lots for both long and short term parking available. There is also a cargo and over sized vehicle parking lot available farthest back lot next to the long term lot. There are no parking lot shuttles available at this time. Public transportation at NBO Airport includes a few bus lines running along the north and south end of the airport (Route 34J, 33B, and 33 FED), while train rides are offered by the Embakasi Village Train Station on the north end and Syokimau Railway Station on the south end. Avoid public transportation altogether by reserving a personalized shuttle instead, booking with either shuttle or taxi providers for custom drop-offs to your hotel and ample seating perfect for stretching your legs.

­Shared Ride
Enjoy your visit at the amazing Nairobi National Park with our shared van service offering a door-to-door service for a prompt pickup and drop off. Reserve a shared ride van from airport transportation providers to stay ahead of the curve, enjoying one-time lifts to specialty hotels and resorts perfect for spending all your time under one roof, whether it’s at the upscale InterContinental Hotel or through the blend of business-friendly perks and ornate designs at The Heron Portico.

Private Van
Get on time to visit the Haren Blixen’s House and Museum hiring a private van for you and your family and enjoy the discounts for this ground transportation. Book a lift that can take care of up to a dozen passengers by reserving a private van from airport service providers, seeing leopards and giraffes resting in the south side’s Nairobi National Park as well as towering views of the region from Ngong Hills Nature Reserve just west of the city.

Private Sedan
If you love art, you can buy paintings in the Gallery Watatu and you can get there with our fancy and elegant sedan. With so many natural backdrops and cozy downtown cafés, finding a moment’s peace is easy in Nairobi, even easier if you’ve got a private sedan to help you out. Book with shuttle provider to take your time at the Oloolua Nature Trail, especially beloved for its lush tropics and natural waterfall.

Local Personal Drivers
Get lost enjoying the traditional dances at Langata, ask our local personal drivers for transfers to this exotic place. Discover something great by getting someone who knows Nairobi’s getaways like the back of their hand, reserving a local personal driver for easy pick-ups and simpler drop-offs, whether you’re looking to find the most inspiring art museums or the most low-key views of a sunset along Lake Victoria.

Private SUV
Airport transfers upon arrival and departure can be taken hiring our private SUV service, any location in the industrial area-Down Arts Centre- has direct access to this high-speed transport. Families in search of something great should reserve a private SUV for guaranteed memories, booking with local providers to carry six passengers across popular getaways, from the live feedings at Giraffe Centre to the relaxed family-friendly amusements at Nairobi NV Lunar Park.

Taxi Cab
A high quality transfer can be provided with a taxicab service to Nairobi’s Jamia Mosque. Arrive to popular business locales like the Kenyatta International Conference Centre with a taxi, bypassing the hassle of traffic and parking with a commitment-free lift available 24-hours a day, something especially helpful if you’re looking to explore Nairobi’s nightlife or find cool breakfast nooks.

Stretched Limousine
You can combine class and confidence booking our private limousines. Enjoy your luxurious ride to the Parliament House. Get to know the upscale beauty of Kenya’s capital with the help of a stretched limousine, reserving with limo providers for an elegant look at local hidden gems, from upscale eats at Crowne Plaza Hotel’s Sikia Fine Dining to local performances and plays at the intimate Kenya National Theatre.

Chartered Bus
You cannot leave Nairobi without taking a safari, hire our bus service to get you and your family as closest to the Serengeti plains. You can even decide to stay a few more days just to take a chance to climb the Kilimanjaro. Super-sized groups looking to have a likewise amount of fun should reserve a chartered bus to take care of over a dozen passengers with ease, finding grace in the majesty of countless safari wildlife tours while looking forward to the many historic museums, homes, and monuments sprawled across Nairobi Central.

NBO Airport Terminals
There are two main terminals at NBO Airport; the circular-shaped Terminal 1, which includes 5 concourses, and a much smaller Terminal 2, mainly used by low-cost airlines.

Terminal 1:
- 1A: international departures, check-in, shops, restaurants, ground transportation, and baggage claim

- 1B: international departures, check-in, security check point, and VIP lounges

- 1C: international departures, check-in, security check point, and VIP lounges

- 1D: domestic arrivals & departures

- 1E: international arrivals

Terminal 2:
- Level 1: low-cost carrier arrivals, check-in, baggage claim, ground transportation and VIP lounges

- Level 2: low-cost carrier departures, shops, and restaurants

Nairobi Airport Shuttles
Nairobi shuttle to the airport
You can reserve a hotel in Nairobi or you can make discount airport transportation reservations. Built in 1958, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (once known as the Embakasi Airport) is an international commercial airport located in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Avis, Budget and Sixt are the three available rental companies. Each has a rental booth located inside the main terminal near baggage claim please call ahead for reservations during holiday season . The rental lot is located outside the terminal to the left in a designated lot. Jatco Taxi Service is located onsite during airport business hours. The taxi rank is located outside the terminal next to the rental car lot. There are no public transit routes that stop at the airport. There are no railway systems at the airport.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Shuttles
Located over 10 miles from downtown, Jomo Kenyatta International can make getting to the city a grueling process if you land during peak traffic hours, something that can easily be avoided with a shuttle. Book through either airport or transportation companies to get through long desert treks, enjoying a ride that offers easy pick-ups the moment you land as well as vivid views of local terrain along the way.

Make sure you know what side of town you’re headed to before booking your shuttle, choosing between affluent homes in the western Kilimani neighborhood or something close to the convenience of train stops in the eastern Eastleigh area. Those interested in staying close to Kenya’s nature have a few options as well, from the northern forests and village markets encompassing the Muthaiga region to the busy south-central districts of South B and South C, which rest on the northern edge of Nairobi National Park. Stay extra central to the business district by staying in Upper Hill instead, or enjoy the many nearby monuments and urban parks close to City Square.

Keep track of all important information before getting comfortable, starting with your shuttle reservations. Be sure to print out your confirmation email the moment it arrives, also printing out other important bookings, from upscale hotels to classic views of local wildlife through Go Kenya Tours & Safaris. Keep personal documents close as well, scanning digital copies of your passport, identification, and medical prescriptions in case of an emergency, also staying organized with a travel journal or folder perfect for keeping all logistics in one place.

About Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Over half an hour from downtown on most days, the trip from Jomo Kenyatta International and Nairobi can add up. Cut your commute by a fraction with a hotel that’s close to the airport instead, the most popular options being Four Points by Sheraton and The Lazizi Premiere, both of which are known for their 4-star delights and business-friendly perks. Runner-up choices are located on North Airport Road, which provides low-key options like Winstonia Hotel, Airport Landing Hotel, and Airport View Plaza.

Enjoy your time at the airport by looking forward to the on-site restaurants, shops, and services available throughout the facility. Grab a bite at several coffee houses that include Java House, Costa Café, and Paul Café, or go for casual sit-down joints like Ro-Ro Restaurant and The Pub. There are also many shops throughout the facility, which include duty-free goods from Siamanda, cigars at Gold Rock Cigar Shop, and best-sellers at Book Centre. Other souvenir goods can be found at Taste of Kenya as well as Maya Duty-Free Perfume Shop.

Those staying close to the airport should take time to fall in love with the local scenery, going on a long hike through the neighboring Nairobi National Park, which famously hosts rare rhinos, zebras, and giraffes circling idyllic watering holes. For a guided tour of the area’s vast parklands, schedule a ride with Kenya Expresso Tours & Safari, which bring you up-close and personal with some of nature’s fiercest predators. Equally close to the foreign exotics are familiar western shops and restaurants at Southfield Mall, located on the north end of the airport and offering an easy way to cool off.

Nairobi Destinations
As the capital of Africa’s central nation of Kenya, Nairobi is known for its vibrant urban core and wild exotics resting on the outskirts. See it all by getting lost in downtown’s most popular attractions first, looking for the perfect souvenir from Maasai Market in the morning while looking forward to an afternoon of flowers and history at Uhuru Gardens, famous for being the spot where Kenya’s first independent flag was flown. Inspire the kids by heading to family-friendly locales as well, enjoying vintage locomotives and mini train rides at the Nairobi Railway Museum, also considering the fun rides and on-site petting zoo at Nairobi Lunar Park.

For a blend of town and country, go on a walk through The Nairobi Arboretum, home to several African species of trees and open-air lawns perfect for picnics. Go further into the backdrop by heading to astounding parklands, from the massive space provided by Nairobi National Park to the few-dozen acres at Giraffe Centre. Some good places for hiking include Ngong Hills, home to grassy valleys and hilltop views of the southwest side, while the tourist-friendly Nairobi Safari Walk provides an elevated boardwalk looking down at rhinos and jungle cats. End the day with a sunset at Hell’s Gate National Park instead, home to rare glimpses at the prehistoric Rift Valley, while the lush Karura Forest provides glistening waterfalls and overgrown paths perfect for feeling nature’s forgiving side.

Lounges at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
- Aspire Lounge: Located in Terminal 1B. Perks include free Wi-Fi, reading material, and drinks, plus disability access and flight information monitors.

- Turkish Airlines Star Alliance Lounge: Located in Terminal 1E. Perks include free Wi-Fi, TVs, reading material, drinks, a buffet, fax machines, a children’s room, and showers, plus disability access and flight information monitors.

- Mara Lounge: Located in Terminal 2. Perks include TVs, reading material, Wi-Fi, and drinks, plus disability access and flight information monitors.

- Mount Kenya Lounge: Located in Terminal 2. Perks include TVs, reading material, Wi-Fi, conference facilities, and drinks, plus disability access and flight information monitors.

About Jomo Kenyatta Nairobi International Airport
It is located less than ten miles from the center of the city. Scheduled flights travel to more than fifty countries on more than twenty five airlines, including Condor Airlines and British Airways Airlines. The airport sees an average of five million passengers annually, making Jomo Kenyatta International Airport the ninth busiest airport in Africa. There are two terminals, one for passenger travel and one designated for cargo shipments. Construction for a new terminal began in 2013 and is expected to be completed by 2016.

NBO Airport Terminals
Like most other airports, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport offers free wireless Internet access to its passengers, with free charging stations available past security checks. Luggage carts are available in baggage claim areas located near the main entrance to the terminal. Food cafes are located outside of Gate 4 and Gate 14 (International Departures) and a full restaurant with alcohol services is located at Unit 1 and Unit 1 Terminal sections. Currency exchanges are located outside of Gate 5 and Gate 11. A children’s room is located outside of Gate 11. A pharmacy and medical station are located in the international concourse area.

Jomo Kenyatta Nairobi International Airport Area Hotels
The Nairobi Airport Hotel is located around the corner from the airport (less than two miles). It offers excellent comfort and services, a beautiful breakfast, and shuttle services, with an average nightly stay of $85 USD (7573.18 Kenyan Shilling). For those looking for a little more luxury, Eka Hotel Nairobi (5.6 miles from the airport) has lavish rooms with wonderful in-room spa amenities, a grand breakfast, laundry services, shuttle services and a nightly rate that averages $188 USD (16750.09 Kenyan Shilling). Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is located at Airport North Road, Nairobi, Kenya and uses airport flight code NBO.