Kampala Entebbe Airport

General information

Kampala Entebbe Airport is the largest airport in the African country of Uganda, located close to Entebbe (75,000 inhabitants) and Lake Victoria. This is Africa’s largest lake by area, named after Queen Victoria by the English explorer John Hanning Speke. Kampala, the capital and largest city in the country, is a one hour drive away.


Where is Kampala Entebbe Airport situated?

The airport is located southeast of Kampala in the city of Entebbe. By car, you can travel between the airport and the capital city via the Kampala – Entebbe Expressway.

How many terminals has Kampala Entebbe Airport?

The airport has two terminals, located next to each other.

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The distance from Kampala Entebbe Airport to the centre of Kampala is 40 kilometres. By car, it takes 60 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.-

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Car rental

At Kampala Entebbe Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, 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!

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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
  • KLM
  • Qatar Airways


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.


Mission Guest House, Entebbe

Located in Entebbe, 1.7 km from Aero Beach, Mission Guest House provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a shared lounge. 1.9 km from Spennah Beach and 2.


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.


Pulickal Airport Hotel, Entebbe

Located within 3 km of Entebbe International Airport, Pulickal Airport Hotel offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking on site. Some rooms at Pulickal are equipped with a flat-screen TV, and offer views of the lake or the city.

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.


Pearl Of Africa Hotel, Kampala

Set in n Kampala, Pearl Of Africa Hotel features a fitness center, sauna, garden, a terrace and bar. This property has air-conditioned units with a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy meals at an onsite restaurant.


Urban by CityBlue Kampala, Kampala

Set in Kampala, Urban by CityBlue Kampala features air-conditioned rooms and free private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. The rooms come with a private bathroom.


The Emin Pasha Hotel, Kampala

Boasting a garden, The Emin Pasha Hotel is located in Kampala, 1.1 km from Independence Monument. This 5-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk, a business centre and free WiFi.

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!


Lake Mburo National Park with Equator, Game Drive & Cruise

Enjoy a short but packed tour ideal for travellers who want a 1-day safari with a rich serving of wildlife and the Ugandan countryside. Take a game drive in Lake Mburo National Park with a boat cruise Lake Mburo, and a stop at the Equator


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.


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