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Travel to Angola

Flying to Angola

Airlines offering flights to Angola include Emirates (www.emirates.com), Ethiopian Airlines (www.ethiopianairlines.com), TAAG Angola Airlines (www.taag.com.br) and TAP Portugal (www.flytap.com), among others.

Airport Guides

Luanda Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport

Code

LAD

Location

The airport is 4km (2.5 miles) from the city.

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Flight times

From London to Luanda - 11 to 13 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax

None.

Travelling to Angola by Rail

Thanks to significant Chinese investment, the Benguela Railway has been rebuilt. This links the port of Lobito with the border town of Luau, with onward trains to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia.

Driving to Angola

Overland routes to neighbouring countries are generally not open, but conditions are subject to frequent change. Driving outside Luanda is not recommended and can be risky. Travellers should contact an embassy for advice on security along their planned routes.

Getting to Angola by boat

Main ports: Lobito, Luanda, Malongo and Namibe.