List of Matatu Routes in Nairobi and their numbers


In Nairobi there are many estates and each estate has a rout number. Most of the people living in Nairobi use matatus.The transport cost per day range between Ksh 100 to Ksh300.Below we provide the full list of routes in Nairobi and their numbers:

Below is a table that will help you to get to your estate with ease

Matatu Route NumberDestination/ Bus-StopsBus pickup point in Nairobi
Matatu Route Number 1Ngong Road, Citam/NPC Valley road, The Junction Mall, DagorettiGeneral Post Office/ GPO
Matatu Route Number 2Ngong Road, Citam/NPC Valley Rd, The junction Mall, Dagoretti KikuyuGPO  or KBS stage
Matatu Route  Number 3Ngong Road, Adam;s Arcade, Dagoretti cornerGPO
Matatu Route Number 6Eastleigh Area/ Pangani Girls/ Pangani Shopping Centre.

Kariokor Market
Board the Matatu from Accra Rd or  Along Tom Mboya Street. They are usually mini-buses and they use the kariokor market route.
Matatu Route Number 7CCommunity, Upper hill Area, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi Hospital, Doctors Plaza Silver Springs hotel, NTSA, Equity Center, TSC, German CenterBoard the Citi Hoppa or KBS buses at Kencom House opp Hilton Hotel or beside KCB Bank along Moi avenue
Matatu Route Number 8Ngong road, Kibera Slums/Kibra, Adams Arcade, Toi MarketBoard the matatu from Railways bus station.

Matatu Route Number 9
Eastleigh Area.  

Ngara Civil Servants Housing Scheme, K.I.E,

Pangani Roundabout.

Fig Tree Trade Center Ngara
Board the matatu at Tom Mboya Street or opposite Nairobi County Fire Station.

These matatus use the Ngara Route
Matatu Route Number 11South B, BellevueBoard the matatu from Railways Bus station
Matatu Route Number 15Nyayo Stadium, Nairobi west &Madaraka (near the road), Tuskys T-mall, Wilson Airport, Carnivore Simba Sallon, Uhuru Gardens, Langata Shopping Centre, Otiende, Barracks, Langata Cemetry (on the lower side), Nairobi Safari walk and Nairobi National Park, Nairobi Animal OrphanageBoard the matatu from Bus Station main stage or further from the main stage at waiting matatus opp afya center. (the 2nd option is not always available and depends on absence of county askaris)
Matatu Route Number 14Langata road upto T-Mall, Strathmore University, Nairobi WestBoard Matatu at BS behind Afya Centre
Matatu Route Number 17BThika road, Thika super highway, Roysambu, Kasarani, Santon, Mwiki, St Francis Hospital,Board the matatu from inside Kenya Bus Station or from outside BS near the St Peter Claviers Catholic Church. For Kasarani, you can also board MSL matatus at Imenti House (along Tom Mboya road)
Matatu Route Number 23Kangemi, Westlands, Uhuru Highway, Kangemi, ABC place, Safaricom House, and Uhuru highway.Board the Matatu at Odeon cinema / Latema Road off tom Mboya street
Matatu Route Number 24Karen Shopping Centre, Hardy, all Langata road routes, Bogani, Bomas of  Kenya, Galleria Shopping Mall, Catholic University, Kenya School of Law, Nairobi Academy, Hill Crest International School, Animal protection, Co-op bank training centre, Giraffe Center, Karen C school.Kenya Bus Station /BS, Mfangano street, or main buses at Kencom House Moi Avenue
Matatu Route Number 25Baba Ndogo, Thika Road upto GSU flyover.Board the matau from Timboroa Lane
Matatu Route Number 33Ngumo Estate, KNH, Mbagathi, Masai MarketBoard the matatu from opp St Peter Claviers Catholic church or near OTC /Salvation Army areas
Matatu Route Number 33Embakasi route, through Jogoo road, donholm, City Stadium, Pipeline, Tumaini Estate and Fedha Estate, Avenue EstateBoard the matatu at Muthurwa market or along tom mboya street opp National Archives
Matatu Route Number 34Langata Area through Mbagathi road, KNH, T-mall, Wilson Airport, Carnivore, Langata shopping Centre.Board the Matatu from behind St Peters Clavers Church or Opposite OTC
Matatu Route Number 34 (buses)JKIA, Jogoo Road, Embakasi, Fedha, Donholm, Pipeline, Utawala,  (Sometimes Mombasa Road)Board the bus from Kencom or Ambassador stage
Matatu Routes Number 35/60Umoja Innercore, Umoja I and Umoja IIBoard bus at Ronald Ngala Street Mfangano street intersect opp Naivas Supermarket
Matatu Route Number 44Kahawa West, Kamiti Maximum Prison, Zimmerman,  Githurai 44 Roysambu, USIU, Farmers Choice, Northern BypassBoard bus from opposite Posta Ronald Ngala or matatus from Tuskys Beba beba (formerly)
Matatu Route Number 45Thika Road, Thika Superhighway, Githurai 45Board the buses from Nakumatt Ronald Ngala street (formerly) or opp Posta R/ngala
Matatu Route Number 58Buru buruBoard at Tom Mboya Street opp National Archives
Matatu Number 100Kiambu town, kiambu road, Sharks Palace Kiambu road, CID center,  Ridgeways, Rock city kiambu road, Muthaiga roundaboutPick the matatu along Ronald Ngala Street all the way to Ring-road Ngara or opp St. peters Claviers Catholic Church
Matatu Number 102Kikuyu Township, Dagoretii, Ngong road, The junction mall etcBoard from BS or Kencom
Matatu Number 105Kikuyu via Uhuru highway, Westlands, Kangemi, Uthiru, KinooBoard the matatu along tom Mboya Street near National Archives or from Railways bus station
Matatu Number 106Banana, Muchatha, village MarketKoja Mosque stage
Matatu Number 110Kitengela, mlolongo, Athi riverBoard from Railways station at the entrance near the railways bus station. Use Metro or Rembo shuttle.
Matatu Number 111Ngong, Ngong road, Dagaoretti corner, (sometimes kiserian,)Board from Kencom or Railways bus station.
Matatu Number 125/126Ongata Rongai, Kiserian, Bomas of Kenya, Nazarene University, Catholic University, Multimedia University, Nairobi National Park/ orphanage, Safari walk, Langata Barracks, Galleria, Brookhouse International School, Langata hospital, Langata Police Station, Langata CemetryBoard from Railways bus station
Matatu Number 146Ruiru, Thika Road, Kahawa Wendani, Kahawa Barracks,  Kahawa Sukari, Kenyatta University/ KU, Ruiru BypassBoard from Mumbi Lane off Ronald Ngala Street
Matatu Number 237Thika town, all routes on Thika Road, Kahawa Ruiru



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