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Mombasa Train Station

Miji Kenda Street, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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long journey to mombasa

Only 5 hours to Mombasa from Nairobi and it was a comfortable ride on the new SGR train, make sure... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
anoushkascotland
,
Peterhead, United Kingdom
Once upon a time it used to be my favourite place for arriving Mombasa

Once upon the time it use to be my favourite place for arrivals to Mombasa, with the night train... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
TerjeHoegberg
,
Oslo, Norway
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  • Excellent5%
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10 Feb 2018
“Once upon a time it used to be my favourite place for arriving Mombasa”
10 Aug 2017
“It's OK”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Miji Kenda Street, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Only 5 hours to Mombasa from Nairobi and it was a comfortable ride on the new SGR train, make sure you carry your own food, what is on the trolley is not appealing. The train leaves on time, and it was clean. Arrive early as...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Once upon the time it use to be my favourite place for arrivals to Mombasa, with the night train from Nairobi. Since then a lot have changed after the chinese have build The Mandraka Express, which connect Nairobi and Mombasa within 4 1/2 or 6...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Take the train its good, fast comfortable and very affordable while its secure and always on time i would take it again

Thank Taskeen F
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

It's just to travel from a to b. Not to visit or adore. Does it function , except the toilets. They're GROSS

Thank Tina P
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

this is not a train journey but a gamble will the train run at all ? these are old trains and very tired maintenance what is that cleaning well the windows are open and you just throw the rubbish out the window its an experiance...More

Thank bill e
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

The railway service requires an URGENT refurbishment.....from the stations to the compartments....We decided to treat the kids to this adventure and yes it was....took us 17 hours to make it home but yeah, we were not in a rush. Managed to savour the views in...More

Thank halimamubarak
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

been here many times, actually we used to own a shop within the vicinity back in the day. its a great location for a train station and you get to meet people of different nationalities and culture here. i appreciate the place. you'll definitely enjoy...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

While the railway station is okish, the Nairobi-Mombasa train was the worst train journey I have ever had. The train was supposed to depart Nairobi at 7:30 and reach Mombasa at 11 the next day. Unfortunately, the train took 26 hours. The loos were disgusting,...More

Thank AdityaMathur50
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

For some inexplicable reason the service (only one) that runs to Nairobi was closed at the time of my visit (17th August, 2016). So I just took a walk around the station and there was nothing to see. It may have been a nice train...More

Thank ndeboasam
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Not far from Mombasa CBD stands the railway station which connects the coast to upcountry !!! Memories are kept intact by old locomotive of yester years ! These days the passenger train run only 3 days per week to and from Nairobi ! One has...More

Thank Semanami2010
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