Uganda by Train

Trains - Tickets - Routes

A Travel Guide For Train Travel In Uganda.

Here you will find information for Uganda about trains, routes, tours, connections, where to buy train tickets, and more.


Useful Information

Population: 42.72 million

Currency: Uganda Shilling

Language: Swahili, English

Capital: Kampala

Country Code: +256

Time Zone: Eastern Africa Time

Uganda-Rail Map


Train Companies

The trains in Uganda are operated by the Uganda Railway Corporation.

Train Tickets

You can buy train tickets for Uganda at the booking office at the train station.

Rail Passes

There are no rail passes availiable for Uganda.


Rift Valley Kampala Commuter Train:

  • Bench like seats


Frequently Travelled Routes In Uganda


From > To
Duration (h)
Changes Transport
Kampala to Namanve  0:45  Direct Train




From > To
Duration (h)
Changes Transport
 Kampala to Nairobi, Kenya  11:30  Direct Bus



Main Train Stations

  • Kampala
  • Namanve

Good to know

Best Time To Travel To Uganda

We recommend visiting Uganda any time from June to March, basically avoiding April and May altogether. These are the months with the heaviest rains which will affect safaris and infrastructure across the country. In Uganda there are many opportunities to spot wildlife and the best gorilla trekking and can be done during the two dry seasons January, February as well as from June to September. These times offer the best chances to see the beautiful beasts as well as chimpanzees. As for big game drives and safaris in the national parks, these are best at the end of the dry season around February, March, as well as September through mid-October.


  • Rainy Season: April, May, October, November
  • Dry Season: January to March, June to September, December

Accommodation In Uganda


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