Madaraka Express Online Booking Website
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After a very long wait, you can now book Madaraka Express Train online through the SGR website. Kenya Railways have launched an online booking website for people who wish to travel between Nairobi and Mombasa. Through its’s official Facebook page, the authority announced the good news to the public.
“You can now book your Madaraka Express train tickets online using Me Tickets”
Me Tickets SGR website is the new way to book SGR Inter-County Train and Madaraka Express.
In the past, travelers could only be able to book the tickets by visiting the station or using Safaricom USSD code 639#.
These methods have been hectic and it has been almost impossible to get the tickets. This is due to high demand or breakdown of the SMS platform.
Also, one can make the SGR booking 30 days in advance from the 14 days window in the recent past.
Madaraka Express Schedule
The schedule for the trains remains the same. There are currently two trains running between Nairobi and Mombasa which can be booked from the SGR website. These trains are Madaraka Express in the afternoon and the Intercounty train in the morning.
Nairobi to Mombasa by Train
The morning train leaves Nairobi Terminus at 08:00 am and stops in the intermediate stations along the Standard Gauge Railway before arriving at Mombasa Terminus around 13:55 pm
Afternoon Express train leaves Nairobi Terminus at 2:20 pm and arrives at Mombasa Miritini Terminus at around 7:20 pm
Mombasa to Nairobi by Train
The morning train leaves Mombasa Terminus at 07:15 am and stops in the intermediate stations along the Standard Gauge Railway before arriving at Nairobi Terminus around 13:05 pm
Afternoon Express train leaves Mombasa Terminus at 3:15 pm and arrives at Nairobi Syokimau Station at around 8:14 pm
SGR Kenya Charges
Madaraka Express Charges for adults and kids above 11 years are Kshs 700 for second class and Kshs 3000 for First Class Coaches.
Children between 3 – 11 years pay half the price while those below 3 years travel for free.
Kenya SGR Booking
You can book using Safaricom’s USSD code *639# or visit the respective train station
The best way to book the trains now is through the SGR Website which was launched on January 5, 2018.
All the best as you travel onboard Madaraka Express.