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How To Travel To Angola

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By plane

Luanda-4-de-Fevereiro is located 4 kilometers outside of Luanda. The airport has public phones as well as banking services.

Afritaxi is the most dependable taxi service from the airport. Their white cars are plainly identified, and they charge by the kilometer or the minute, depending on how severe traffic is. They are only operational throughout the day. Eco Tur also provides dependable airport transportation, but you must book ahead of time.

TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola operates flights from Luanda to many African countries, including South Africa (Johannesburg), Namibia (Windhoek), Zimbabwe (Harare), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa), and the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville). TAAG operates two or three flights each week to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

  • Emirates [www] flies directly from Dubai to Luanda and from there to more than 100 destinations worldwide.
  • Ethiopian Airways [www] flies from Addis Ababa to Luanda.
  • South African Airways [www] operates from Johannesburg to Luanda.
  • Air France [www] between Paris and Luanda
  • British Airways [www] offers direct connections between London and Luanda
  • Brussels Airlines [www] flies from Brussels to Luanda.
  • Lufthansa [www] flies from Frankfurt to Luanda.
  • Sonair’s Houston non-stop Express. The company is the first to offer direct passenger and freight transportation between Angola and the United States. The airline operates three flights each week from Houston to Luanda.
  • TAP Air Portugal flies daily from Lisbon to Luanda.
  • Iberia flies from Madrid.
  • Kenya Airways from Nairobi
  • Air Namibia  offers affordable flights between Windhoek and Luanda

By car

You may enter Namibia via the border post in Oshikango (Namibia)/Ondjiva (Angola).

As of 2002, the only way in from the north was via Luvo, a tiny hamlet on the Kinshasa-Matadi ‘road.’ Driving across Angola is an unforgettable experience. Off the established path, road conditions may not be what you’re accustomed to, so be prepared, especially during the rainy season, when potholes are likely to be common. Keep an eye out for animals and heavy cars belonging to Angolan citizens.

By boat

As of 2003, it was possible to reach Angola by a small passenger boat from Namibia’s Rundu. An Angolan and a Namibian border officer were also present. The bridge was mostly utilized by Angolans to get food and other goods in Namibia. Ferries operate from the enclave of Cabinda to Luanda (as of 2007), which may be helpful for avoiding the volatile DR Congo. They also transport automobiles. Seek local guidance on when they should leave. According to sources, they operate twice a week, cost $180 per person (bike included), and take 14 hours to complete the journey (2005).

If there are no ferries, there may be cargo aircraft that can transport you (and your vehicle) between Cabinda and Luanda. Be warned: these aircraft are dangerous. You use them at your own risk.

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