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How To Get Around In Luanda

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To encourage more people in Luanda to utilize the bus system, the government is making significant investments in it.


A common mode of transportation for residents of the city is the Candongueiros, a light blue and white minibus cab. Locals utilize them every day, despite the fact that many foreigners consider them harmful. They are a safe, convenient, and generally speedy mode of transportation throughout the city’s core during the daylight hours until 8 p.m. Unless it’s raining or there’s a lot of traffic, the prices are 100 Kwanzas each way.

Macon Taxi, a privately owned taxi service in the area (20-30 USD per trip).

With multilingual drivers ([email protected]) and 4×4 and minibus rental, Eco Tur can also assist with airport transportation. (+1 412 501 387).

At +244 222 264 423, B Home provides airport pick-ups and may be hired (drivers) Angola’s capital city of Luanda and Houston, Texas are both B Home’s headquarters. Toll-free: +1 281-444-5988. (Houston Office).


There are some decent roads in Luanda, but the rest of the country’s roadways fall well short of these standards. During the wet season, don’t be shocked if you experience unforeseen difficulties. Luanda’s main thoroughfares are paved, but the slums’ streets are in disrepair, and the vast majority of roadways lack markings or signals of any kind whatsoever. Improvements are being done all across the city, as previously stated. With a dearth of public transportation and an abundance of minibus taxis, congestion is a serious issue.

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