SGR ticket prices : First class, Economy , plus Stop over fares

Despite an upward review of SGR ticket prices, the SGR remains the most affordable means of transport to the coast..

Here is a summary of the current SGR ticket prices…


SGR ticket prices – Madaraka Express passenger Train

Economy class (one-way) ticket: Sh1,000  (adults)

Economy class (one-way) ticket for children between 3 – 11 years : shs. 500

Economy class (one-way) ticket for children below 3 years : Free

First class (one-way ) ticket price : Sh3,000 adults)

First class (one-way ) ticket price for children between 3 – 11 years : shs. 1500

First class (one-way ) ticket price for children below 3 years :  Free

SGR Fares to and from stop over destinations

Here are the SGR ticket prices for those travelling to any of the stop overs using the inter-county train (Keep in mind that the express train doesn’t make any stops along the SGR line)

Miasenyi to Nairobi : Sh810

Nairobi to Miasenyi : Sh900

Mariakani to Nairobi : Sh940

Nairobi to mariakani :  Sh940

Voi to Nairobi : Sh700

Nairobi to Voi : Sh700

Mtito-Andei to Nairobi : Sh490

Nairobi to Mtito-Andei : Sh490

Kibwezi to Nairobi : Sh400

Nairobi to Kibwezi : Sh400

Emali to Nairobi : Sh260

Nairobi to Emali: Sh260

Athi River to Nairobi : Sh60

Nairobi to Athi river : Sh60

Note that SGR charges parking fees for cars coming to any of the various SGR terminus, unlike in the past when parking was free.


Can I get a refund after paying for SGR ticket prices?

Yes, but you have to place your request to cancel your SGR tickets booking at least 46 hours ahead of your schedule departure and 72 hours for groups.

The refund will, however, be subjected to a 30% deduction.

In addition, your tickets must still be in good condition to qualify for a refund.

You should lodge your application for refunds with your nearest SGR terminus or through the portal.


SGR Ticket Booking link

To book your SGR ticket, click here



SGR contacts : Customer care numbers, SGR booking telephone etc

SGR MPESA booking: How To Book SGR Ticket Online [2019]


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