Booking is open about 30 days in advance from Jan 01, 2018. Confirm again to proceed with payment and you are good to go. You use that together with your mobile number the one you used to book with to print the tickets at the station on travel day Arrive early. With this method, you can only book 5 tickets at a time. They have now introduced a method of booking remotely, which is cumbersome, but still better than having to trek to the stations.
To print your receipt, click on the link indicated on the mail. Follow these outlined steps and in just a few minutes you will have the tickets. It should not measure more than 1. This saves you time and costs that you could have incurred to get to the train booking office. Select your date of travel , destination then specify if you want a one way or return ticket. Please obtain a new Access Token on the plugin's Settings page.
You will not get a refund if the train has already departed from the main or intermediate stations. Keep the message in step 12 above safe as you will require your reference number to print your ticket at the station on the day of travel. Step 11: Update:::Madaraka Express: Step 12: After some 30 seconds to 3 minutes times, you will receive a prompt to pay or an sms with paybill number. Just keep in mind that the train leaves at exactly 8:00 am Inter-County train and 3:30 pm Express train. Anne December 6th, 2017 I booked tickets to travel to Mombasa on 19th Dec and successfully got coaches and seat numbers. In case you have trouble booking your ticket from the main website, there is an alternative site provided.
Booking have been a challenge given the high number people traveling daily between these two destinations. Currently, there is an online portal. You can get water, tea, snack, and other refreshments on the train. Tickets can also be purchased over the counter at Nairobi and Mombasa termini or at the respective departing station. The commuter train leaves the Old Nairobi train station at 1310 and arrives at Nairobi Terminus at 1400 Hrs. December 4th, 2017 You are supposed to get a message like the one below. Booking is open 30 days before travel day.
For tourists and travelers visiting Kenya, Mombasa and Nairobi are destinations one cannot afford to miss. There is a commuter train from the city center at old Nairobi Railway station which transfers passengers to the main station every day at 06:00 am. Adult fares apply to children whose age is above 11 years. This means of travel is not only quick, but affordable too. Arrive about one hour and a half in advance.
The Schedule will change again effective December 01, 2017. The child will travel free of charge. If everything is to your liking, fill in your personal information and choose your mode of payment. You use that together with your mobile number the one you used to book with to print the tickets at the station on travel day Arrive early. Indicate the following details in the message field. I also should not measure more than 1.
You will then be asked to select the cabin of your choice,i. November 14th, 2017 Hi Irene. If you select pay later depending on the , you will need to pay follow the paybill method to make payments. The train brought convenience and comfort that many Kenyan has not experienced before. Kenya Railways unveiled a Train tickets booking website where passengers can making the booking in few easy steps.
The Main station is at a walking distance from the main road. These trains are Madaraka Express in the afternoon and the Intercounty train in the morning. December 3rd, 2017 You are supposed to get a message like the one below. No refund is issued if the tickets are lost or damaged. Booking is open 14 days before travel so make sure you book from around 9th or so.
Now click book a train. Note that: You can only book 5 tickets at a time using this method. They have now introduced a method of booking remotely, which is cumbersome, but still better than having to trek to the stations. Pick the number of seats you will require. They operate express between the two cities. All you need is a mobile phone with a Safaricom Sim Card. When are the ticketing counters open? You will pick them on arrival in Kenya or delivered to your preferred location within Nairobi.
The journey from each city starts at 08:00 am and ends at 13:55 pm So the whole journey takes about 5 hours 55 Minutes for morning trains and about 5 hrs for the afternoon express train. As long as you have a Safaricom Kenya Sim card, you can book the train tickets in a minute. Can I get a refund? The screen takes you here; On the right hand side of the screen and near the bottom, choose the number of adults, number of children, and whether you will be travelling first class or second class. Children between 3 — 11 years pay half the price while those below 3 years travel for free. This mostly applies if you are unable to use the usual methods. Train tickets are automated thus enabling train personnel running the inter-county train to schedule the stops, according to information from the system. Step 2: Select the train based on the timing…do you want the 8 am Inter-county train or 3.