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Getting to Kibale National Park

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Driving to Kibale National Park

The drive from Uganda's international airport in Entebbe takes around 5.5 hours, in normal conditions. For the intrepid traveler, there is also a bus that goes from Kampala to Kibale. It is around $10-$20 but takes nearly double the time. 

If you are arriving in Kigali, Rwanda, the drive takes about 6.5 hours, not including border crossings.

Domestic flights to Kibale National Park

Aerolink Uganda offers daily flights from Entebbe to Semuliki, which is just under an hour's drive from Kibale.


International airlines that service towns near Kibale


AeroLink Uganda Limited is a domestic airline offering both scheduled and charter flights into Uganda's national parks. From its base at Entebbe International Airport, AeroLink using its Cessna Grand Caravans, offers daily flights into Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Kihihi and Kisoro airstrips), Queen Elizabeth National Park (Kasese and Mweya airstrips), Murchison Falls (Bugungu, Pakuba and Chobe airstrips), Semuliki National Park (Semliki airstrip) and Kidepo Valley National Park (Apoka airstrip). Effective 1st June 2019, in partnership with its sister company Airkenya Express Limited, Aerolink commenced scheduled flights from Entebbe International Airport to the famous Maasai Mara in Kenya via Kisumu International Airport for Immigration. AeroLink Uganda is affiliated to Airkenya Express in Kenya and Regional Air Services in Tanzania. Website

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Eagle Air

Based in Kampala, operates scheduled and charter services across eastern and central Africa. Eagle Air is a Private Ltd Company specialising in the provision of Charter and Schedule Air services both within Uganda and around the East & Central Africa Region. Eagle Air was incorporated as an air operator in June 1994. Website

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