# How far is Nairobi from Mombasa?

The distance between Mombasa (Moi International Airport) and Nairobi (Wilson Airport) is 268 miles / 431 kilometers / 233 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Mombasa (MBA) to Nairobi (WIL) is 298 miles / 480 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 8 minutes.

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## Distance from Mombasa to Nairobi

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Mombasa to Nairobi. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 267.629 miles
• 430.707 kilometers
• 232.563 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 268.201 miles
• 431.628 kilometers
• 233.060 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Mombasa to Nairobi?

The estimated flight time from Moi International Airport to Wilson Airport is 1 hour and 0 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Moi International Airport (MBA) and Wilson Airport (WIL)

On average, flying from Mombasa to Nairobi generates about 64 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 64 kilograms equals 142 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Mombasa to Nairobi

See the map of the shortest flight path between Moi International Airport (MBA) and Wilson Airport (WIL).

## Airport information

Origin Moi International Airport
City: Mombasa
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: MBA
ICAO Code: HKMO
Coordinates: 4°2′5″S, 39°35′39″E
Destination Wilson Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: WIL
ICAO Code: HKNW
Coordinates: 1°19′18″S, 36°48′53″E