Bus services are available between Bukoba and Dar Es Salaam through Nairobi in Kenya and Kahama in Tanzania.
Due to regular maintenance, district roads are passable even during the rainy season.
Private owned speedboats will soon be introduced.
There are cargo boats, which ferry cargo between Bukoba and Mwanza towns according to demand.
Commercial flights which link Bukoba to other destination are run by
International visitors can be flown to Mwanza (a port on the Southern shores of Lake Victoria) from most International Airports in the area including Dar Es Salaam, Jomo Kenyatta, Entebbe, Kigali, Bujumbura and Kilimanjaro. From Mwanza there are regular 40 minutes flights across the lake to Bukoba.
and internet services
E-mail and Internet services are also available in Bukoba Town, Karagwe town and at the Rubya hospital.
Mobile Phone – Celtel, Vodacom and Mobitel cover whole Kagera at this moment. Text messaging or SMS is the most common form of contact between the people. It is possible and inexpensive to SMS certain networks to Europe and America as well, about $0.20 to the UK. Mobile phones can be bought in many shops around Bukoba. If you've brought one in Europe or America check that it is not locked to the old network.
Land Line Phone -TTCL, Tanzania Telecommunications Company Ltd, operates the landline service. They have offices in Muleba and Bukoba. The area code for Kagera and Mwanza is 028, Dar is 022. The international code for Tanzania is 255, and the 0 of the area code is then omitted.