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SGR - Express Train tickets to Mombasa from Nairobi. provided by Key 2 Africa

SGR - Express Train tickets to Mombasa from Nairobi.

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Enjoy your journey with comfort and style! Submerge yourself with the beautiful scenery of Kenya's unique landscapes. The Express train does not stop along the way during the course of the journey of Nairobi – Mombasa The Express train leaves Nairobi at 2:30 pm and takes four hours fifty minutes arriving in Mombasa at 7:20 pm. Steps: 1) Choose your date and class of travel (First Class or Second Class) 2) Advise your hotel details. 3) The driver will pick you up and drop off at the Nairobi terminal with your boarding pass. 4) Enjoy your ride. 5) Upon reaching Mombasa terminal, our driver will pick you up and drop off at your hotel in Mombasa. (Please advise your hotel details in Mombasa)
Important Information
5–7 hours
  • One way train ticket to Mombasa
  • Transfers Option: One way transfer from your hotel in Nairobi to Nairobi terminal
  • Transfer option:One way transfer from Mombasa terminal to your hotel in Mombasa (Town - City center)
  • Bottled water
  • Transfers to resorts in Malindi and Diani in Mombasa
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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joann f wrote a review Feb 2020
Indianapolis, Indiana8 contributions3 helpful votes
When I arrived at the train station I could not get my ticket. The ticketing agent needed a local Nairobi phone number. The ticket voucher that I got from the ticketing company did not have a local phone number so I was not able to get my ticket. I ended up buying a second
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Date of experience: February 2020
Rodney B wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions
I am surprised they are still peddling this service. Although I paid for the Nairobi to Mombasa ticket months in advance I found at the ticket office that the ticket had not been purchased by this provider although on the day of travel an email from them purported to enclose a
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Date of experience: November 2019
Yarinakis wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We pre booked the train journey from Nairobi to Mombasa, which cost 50% more by booking via trip advisors agent. The agent cancelled the trip 3 days before our journey was due to take place, leaving us with little option to find alternative arrangements due to Christmas break
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Date of experience: December 2019
1 Helpful vote
Gee N wrote a review Nov 2019
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom102 contributions28 helpful votes
We used the SGR train from Nairobi to Mombasa, and back again 2 weeks later. 10 of us travelling together, and it was seamless. Lots of security checks, but to be expected. Ticket booking could only be done via local mobile phone payment system, which seemed ridiculous. Stations
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Date of experience: October 2019
1 Helpful vote
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By: Key 2 Africa
This was a very disappointing experience. The security procedure in Nairobi to board the train is very heavy - 2 t
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Tina O
Trains, Planes and automobiles
If this is your first time brace yourself. The booking is already a hop skip and jump nonsense. You place your bo
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Felipe J
Smooth ride but service needs to improve
This train is first rate - a bit out of place for Kenya. Built by a Chinese company, it is comfortable and low cost
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Amandine O
Really recommend!
I am a solo young female traveller, took the express train twice in economy class and had a great experience! Every
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5–7 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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