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Kampala Entebbe Airport

General information

Kampala Entebbe Airport is the only international airport in the African country of Uganda, close to the centre of Entebbe (75,000 inhabitants) and Lake Victoria. Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake, named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom by British explorer John Hanning Speke. The airport has two terminals and is home to the national carrier Uganda Airlines. Domestic flights from Kampala Entebbe Airport are operated by Eagle Air and Aerolink Uganda.


Where is Kampala Entebbe Airport situated?

The airport is located in the municipality of Entebbe southwest of Kampala. From the capital of Uganda, the fastest way to reach the airport is via the Kampala – Entebbe Expressway.

How many terminals does Kampala Entebbe Airport have?

Kampala Entebbe Airport has two terminals, one for Arrivals and one for Departures. The new terminal (Departures) opened in 2021 and is connected to the old terminal (Arrivals).

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The distance from Kampala Entebbe Airport to the centre of Kampala is 40 kilometres. By car, it takes 75 minutes to get to the centre of Kampala.

From EBB Airport to Kampala City centre by Car
40 km

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Kampala Entebbe Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Kampala Entebbe Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Kampala Entebbe Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Kampala Entebbe Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Kampala Entebbe Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Kampala is about UGX 110000.-. Book your taxi at Kampala Entebbe Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From EBB Airport to Kampala City centre by Taxi
40 km
UGX 110000.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Kampala Entebbe Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Kampala Entebbe Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Kampala Entebbe Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Kampala Entebbe Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Kampala Entebbe Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Kampala Entebbe Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Kampala Entebbe Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Kenya Airways
  • RwandAir
  • Qatar Airways
  • Turkish Airlines
  • EgyptAir


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Kampala Entebbe Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Protea Hotel by Marriott Entebbe, Entebbe

Protea Hotel Entebbe offers accommodation in Entebbe. The hotel has a year-round outdoor pool and terrace, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Every room comes with a flat-screen TV. There is free shuttle service at the property.


Imperial Heights Hotel, Entebbe, Entebbe

Offering free WiFi and featuring an outdoor swimming pool, Lake Heights Entebbe is situated in Entebbe, 2.7 km from Entebbe Botanic Gardens. The property offers secure and accessible parking and concierge services.


No.5 Boutique Hotel, Entebbe

Located in Entebbe, 2.1 km from UWEC's Beach, No.5 Boutique Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. 2.1 km from Aero Beach and 2.

Hotels in Kampala

Looking for the best hotels in Kampala? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Kampala Serena Hotel, Kampala

Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Kampala Serena Hotel is located in Kampala. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a balcony. There is also an electric kettle.


Sheraton Kampala Hotel, Kampala

Offering an outdoor pool and restaurants, Sheraton Kampala Hotel Hotel is located at the Sheraton Garden in the heart of Kampala. The hotel is 2 km from Uganda Golf Course.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Kampala Entebbe Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Kampala: Private Motorized City Tour with Lunch

Discover Kampala's major cultural and historical attractions in the company of a local guide. Enjoy a private, all-day driven city tour that takes you to Kampala's 5 major attractions and includes a taste of traditional Ugandan food at a local restaurant.


4 Day Chimpanzee Tracking Tour from Entebbe

The trip will bring you closer to the primate life for Chimpanzee tracking, birding, nature walk in the Bigodi swamp and thereafter a full day of white water rafting on the Nile and the source of the Nile the longest river in the world.

Tour & transport

5 Day Experience of the Primates in Uganda

Experiencing the life of primates is the most rewarding activity in Uganda. Chimpanzee tracking and habituation is highly rewarding, you learn much about the close friends of man, nature walk in the Bigodi. Gorillas tracking & community visits in Bwindi.


  4 reviews

Have you visited Kampala Entebbe Airport lately? So far, 4 airport passengers have written an airport review about Kampala Entebbe Airport. This airport has an average score of 2 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport reviews

Lizy Rwaki
2 months ago

Worst experience ever!! I travelled yesterday Friday 23rd of September 2022 and I was so hurt by the way these attendants at Entebbe airport treat people. Specifically at the checkin point. They are so rude and not even knowledgable of the various requirements needed for travel. Just getting me out of the line and not even seeing my documents which were right. And then wanting to get money through false accusations!! You know what hurts the most them treating me with so much disrespect and treating forigners with so much dignity. Black or white, Ugandan or not we are all human beings and doing each other a service at the end of the day!! This makes me look down on my own country Uganda because of ignorant attendants at Entebbe airport!!! Bambi train your people and they should treat all customers fairly and with RESPECT!!

4 months ago

i visit the airport several times and i always get disappointments as usual and i am used to them but this time i will request the airport management to change some staff at the immigration because they don't even deserve to be at the gates of hell, they are so rude ,luck good customer care, corrupt and hostile,

please train your staff or recruit new ones with good customer care.one lady i got to know her names after several visits at the airport she is so un educated about good customer care her names are ... at immigration with tinted short brown hair

she is a disgrace at the airport ...so many people complain about her and i to have proof of her misconducts. Please train this lady she doesn't deserve to be at front desk of customer service

6 months ago

I have never seen such a corrupted airport. June 16, 2022 I flew from Kampala Entebbe to Dubai. The security with dogs are corrupt asking for money otherwise accusations that they found something in the trunk. I was in a discussion for 40 minutes. And not paying 1 cent. BEWARE PEOPLE.

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