Travel to São Tomé e Príncipe

Flying to São Tomé e Príncipe

TAP Air Portugal (website: operates flights from Lisbon and there is also a scheduled flight from Luanda (Angola) by Air Angola (website:

Flight times:

From London to São Tomé is 6 hours 30 minutes (including stopover in Lisbon).

Departure tax:

US$20 per adult, payable in cash on departure for all international flights. US$10 must be paid for children up to 12 years, those under two years are exempt.

Other airports in São Tomé E Príncipe

São Tomé International Airport

Airport Code: TMS. Location: The airport is 5.5km (3.5 miles) from the town. Website: N/A. Public transport description: Transport to the city centre is by airport bus, minibus or taxi.

Travel by rail

Getting to São Tomé e Príncipe by boat

Main portSão Tomé , but this is not deep-water and few international cruise lines or other passenger ships call there; however, boats do sail there from Libreville and Doula.