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Travel to Cameroon

Flying to Cameroon

There are no direct flights to Cameroon from the UK or USA. Options include flights with Air France (www.airfrance.com) via Paris, Brussels Airlines (www.brusselsairlines.com) via Brussels, or Royal Air Maroc (www.royalairmaroc.com) via Casablanca.

Airport Guides

Douala International Airport

Code

DLA

Location

The airport is situated 10km (6 miles) southeast of the city.

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Yaoundé Nsimalen International Airport

Code

NSI

Location

The airport airport is situated 25km (15.5 miles) from the city.

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Flight times

From London - 10 hours (including stopover); New York - 16 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax

CFA10,000 (children included in parents' passports are exempt as are holders of diplomatic passports).

Travelling to Cameroon by Rail

There are no international rail services from Cameroon to neighbouring countries due to the different line gauges.

Driving to Cameroon

Getting to Cameroon by boat

Cargo boats from Douala to Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) sometimes accept passengers. Speedboats and cargo boats ply the coastal route between Idendao (northern Cameroon) and Oron (Nigeria). However, these services are not regulated.

Ferry operators

There are ferry services across the Ntem River, on the border with Gabon. Pirogues also operate across this river to Equatorial Guinea.

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