Passport and VISA
A valid passport and in some cases a VISA is required to travel to Kenya.
To get more information about VISA visit the Visa information page and official Kenya Embassy sites.
Most major European and African airlines fly into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, which is Kenya’s main airport. Kenya Airways also flies nonstop from the U.S (New York).
The fastest routes to Nairobi are usually two nonstop legs routed through London or another European city such as Amsterdam, Frankfurt or Paris.
Other possible connections are available through the Middle East, Qatar and Dubai; and via Asia, Kenya Airways has flights between Nairobi and Bangkok, Hanoi, Hong Kong and Guangzhou in China.
Getting from the airport
- Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) is at 12 kilometers from the Town Center.
- Reliable taxis are readily available at the airport ( yellow taxis), including taxi hailing Apps (Uber, Bolt, Little Cab etc) that run 24 hours from the airport to within the city – payment is by cash, mobile money or credit card
- The International Liaison Committee will facilitate delegates with shuttle bus services from the airports to hotels and back – and from hotels to the conference venue and back
- Delegates intending to use the shuttle services are requested to inform the organizing committee of their travel itineraries through the form here
Domestic Air Travel
There is a large number of airlines that offer low cost daily flights to local towns.
Light aircraft fly to many parts of Kenya from domestic airports, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi; Moi International Airport, Mombasa; Wilson Airport, Nairobi.
Traveling by Road
Kenya has excellent road connection to the various local destination. For travellers with ample time this is a great option as it allows them to explore much more – towns, the landscapes, and the countryside.
Kenya has a good rail network to a number of key destinations from Nairobi. The Madaraka Express takes travellers from Nairobi to Mombasa in 4.5 hours. The service is run by Kenya Railways Corporation (www.krc.co.ke) with seats available in first & economy classes.
For any queries regarding registration for the conference, travel and accommodation, please contact the Registration and International Liaison Team