Top 5 Driving Schools in Kenya & Prices

Top 5 driving schools in Kenya & Prices

Driving schools are crucial for their commitment to safe and responsible driving, it provides road safety guides for new drivers.

If you are searching for the best driving school in Kenya you have a lot of options to choose from, however, we have done a break down of a few of them for ease of selection.

1. Automobile Association of Kenya (AA Kenya)

Founded back in 1962, AA Kenya Driving School is the oldest driving school in Kenya, it’s training is recognised by Government, International Organisations and Corporate Private Sector.

The AA Driving manual is an authoritative reference guide for learner and experienced drivers comprising of a comprehensive chart of modern road signs.

Learner Driver Course

Fresh Beginner A1/A2/A3(Motorbike/Courier/3 Wheeler) Ksh 5,780 Ksh 2,050 Ksh7,830
Endorsement A1/A2/A3(Motorbike/Courier/3 Wheeler) Ksh 4,080 Ksh 2,050 Ksh6,830
Fresh Beginner B1/B2(Saloon-Auto/Manual) Ksh 18,780 Ksh 2,050 Ksh20,830
Endorsement(PLV) B1/B2(Saloon-Auto/Manual) Ksh 10,780 Ksh 2,050 Ksh12,830
Endorsement C1/C2((Medium Trucks)) Ksh 12,780 Ksh 2,050 Ksh14,830
Endorsement D1/D2((PSV)) Ksh 12,780 Ksh 2,050 Ksh14,830


2. Rocky Driving School

Established back in the 90s, Rocky Driving School has produced excellent drivers across the country. They offer driving lessons for light cars and trucks.

Rocky Driving School is one of the Best Driving Schools in Kenya with branches in Nairobi, Thika, Eldoret, Kisumu, Narok, Kisii, Meru, Embu, Kitengela, Kasarani, Donholm, South B.

The prices range from Sh1,500 to Sh35,000 offering a flexible class schedule, classes offered year-round, flexible drive times including weekends.

3. Petanns Driving School

Petanns Driving School has expanded its foothold in Kenya, since its inception to become the trailblazers in the driver training industry.

The driving school boasts of a large updated fleet of vehicles providing Driver License Acquisition training Courses using fleet of over 300 vehicles in different vehicle categories including Light Motor Vehicle (Saloon Car), Mini-Bus, Trailer, Medium Truck, Forklift, Backhoe, and Motorbike.

It charges Ksh 7500 for Motorcycle not exceeding 100cc and (Motorcycle taxi) -tuk-tuk. It charges Ksh 13500 for light Passenger Car. For Industrial, Construction & Agricultural (Plant operator) it charges ksh45000,for Trailer (ARTICULATED) ksh27000 , ksh45000 Industrial, Construction & Agricultural (Plant operator) and ksh10000 for D1 VAN (PSV) for matatu drivers.

4. Heltz Driving School

Heltz Driving School is an accredited driving school and renowned institution for its efficiency and transparency. It comes with over 35 years of experience.

The driving school has offices strategically located in major towns in Nairobi offering BCE, FG, and motorcycle driving training. The charges for the motorcycle goes at a cost of Ksh. 6,500, for light vehicles including- Saloon Cars; Pick-Ups; Station Wagons; Four-Wheel Drive goes at a costs K.Shs. 9,500/-. Heavy commercial trucks go for Ksh. 10,500.

Lessons provided in the driving school include Defensive driving, First aid and fire-fighting, and Basic mechanical work.

5. Top Gear Driving School

Top Gear driving school boasts several branches around and out of Nairobi, including Ongata Rongai, Pipeline, Buruburu, Donholm, Ruiru, Zimmerman, and Githurai.

The school offers New learner courses and refresher courses. Pricing are as follows;

  • Class A (Motorbikes) – Between KSH 6,000 and KSH 10,500
  • Class B (Light Vehicles) – Between KSH 8,000 and KSH 18,000
  • Class C (Trucks) – Between KSH 8,000 and KSH 16,000 and
  • Class D (PSV) – Between KSH 8,500 and KSH 14,500

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