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Travel to Burkina Faso

Flying to Burkina Faso

The national airline is Air Burkina (www.air-burkina.com). If travelling from the UK or the USA, options include flights with Air France (www.airfrance.com) via Paris or with Royal Air Maroc (www.royalairmaroc.com) via Casablanca.

Airport Guides

Borgo Airport

Code

BOY

Location

The airport, 16km (10 miles) from Bobo Dioulasso, handles mainly domestic flights (see Getting Around).

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Ouagadougou Airport

Code

OUA

Location

The airport is 8km (5 miles) from the city.

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Flight times

From London - 8 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); New York - 17 hours 30 minutes (including stopover).

Departure tax

None.

Travelling to Burkina Faso by Rail

The only route is the international line from Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, running through to Ouagadougou.

Driving to Burkina Faso

Getting to Burkina Faso by boat