Travel to Ivory Coast
Flying to Ivory Coast
The quickest route from the UK to Ivory Coast is with Air France (www.airfrance.com) via Paris or Brussels Airlines (www.brusselsairlines.com) via Brussels. Other airlines operating flights to Ivory Coast include Emirates (www.emirates.com), Ethiopian Airlines (www.ethiopianairlines.com) and Royal Air Maroc (www.royalairmaroc.com).
The major airport is: Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny.
Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International AirportCode
Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport is located 16km (10 miles) southeast of Abidjan.Telephone
+225 2175 7900Address
BP 30 Abidjan 07
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From London - 9 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); New York - 14 hours (including stopover).
XOF3,000 for African destinations and XOF5,000 for all other departures (from Abidjan airport - prices differ according to airport flown from).
Travelling to Ivory Coast by Rail
The Abidjan-Niger Railway extends to Burkino Faso. There are two through-trains with sleeping and restaurant cars from Abidjan to Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) daily (journey time - 25 to 27 hours). Those intending to travel should be aware that the Burkina Faso rail network is under constant threat of closure because of financial difficulties; check with the appropriate authorities before finalising arrangements.
Driving to Ivory Coast
Getting to Ivory Coast by boat
Main ports: Abidjan is the main port in Ivory Coast; however, there are no regular passenger sailings. Cargo liners provide limited accommodation for passengers travelling from Europe.