Almost all of the buses depart from the Ubungo Main Bus Station 7 odd kilometers out of the city center, some of our buses though do depart from the city center.
Apart from being close to the harbor and the airport, these accommodation listings also offer in house taxi services to and from airports, train stations, sea ports and bus stations.
Tanzania, Kenyan, Ugandan, Rwandan and Zambian buses easily cruise at over 150km an hour, a beast on the open road that can blow you away just passing by you at such speeds:0)
Modern buses with Wifi and electrical sockets in all seats.
You may also hire the whole bus for your group:0)
Buses from Mombasa to Dar es Salaam or from Dar es Salaam to Mombasa cost $80.- USD one way x 2 for return fare.
This is with luxury buses departing daily from 0500HRS and every half an hour after that up to approximately 0800HRS.
Top of its class buses such as the Panther X-Tasy bus shown in pictures, seats 45 to 60 passengers.
Buses are via Tanga.
Tickets should be bought in advance and your full names are requested, please do contact us.
We may help you secure a seat on any of these buses into and out of Tanzania to neighboring countries such as Kenya including shuttles between Nairobi and Arusha.
Taking the bus is the cheapest way to get to Tanzania from the neighboor countries.
The bus takes 8-10 hours from Mombasa to Dar es Salaam with stop at the border The bus stops at the border waiting for passengers to arrange visa and immigration.
And in Tanga, where you have to change bus. Keep your ticket because it is checked many times during the travel and of course at Tanga bus terminal where you change the bus.
Its recommended to buy your bus ticket some hours or a day in advance to get a good seat, but you might get help from the locals to find the right bus to the right destination.
The road from Horohoro border station to the city of Tanga is made by Chinese constructors and is in good condition. It’s a boring stretch of way, without ocean view.
From Tanga to Dar es Salaam you can choose between the new fast inland road or the old, slow road along the coast. Long distance buses takes the fast road.
If you choose to take the old road, ask for private car or Bodaboda to the town of Kigombe.
On the way you have the possibility to see Tongoni Ruins, one of the landmarks in the North-east. Other towns on the way to Bagamoyo are Pangani, Bweni, Mwera, Ushongo, Mkwaja (bad road), Mligaji, Saadani, Kinyonga. The last road from Bagamoyo to Dar es Salaam is good.
The inland road from Tanga to Dar es Salaam is fast and boring. Other towns on the way are Ngomeni, Muheza, Hale and Segara (where buses normally takes a break to correspond with buses from Moshi and Arusha).
Then the bus drives to Mkata, Manga, Mandera, Msata, Chalinze, before turning left on the Morogoro highway towards Mlandizi, Kibaha and finally Dar es Salaam.
To and From Kenya: There are several bus services available between Tanzania and Kenya.
Buses regularly go from Mombasa to Dar es Salaam (12 hours), Nairobi to Dar es Salaam (about 13 hours), Nairobi to Arusha (5 hours), and Voi to Moshi.
Some bus companies originating in Arusha will drop you off at your hotel in Nairobi and also offer pick-ups at Nairobi’s international airport.
Please contact us for other Tanzania and neighboring Country Bus Schedules and Fares.