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How To Travel To Accra

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BY PLAIN

Kotoka International Airport is a significant hub, with international flights from North America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, as well as domestic flights to Kumasi, Tamale, and Takoradi and regional flights to practically every West African country.

Delta Air Lines conducts four times weekly direct flights between New York-JFK and Atlanta in the United States. All major North, South, and Latin American cities, as well as the Caribbean, may be reached from there. United Airlines provides nonstop overnight service from Washington-Dulles International Airport on a daily basis.

Arik Air is a low-cost airline that serves Accra and other African destinations. Emirates and Virgin Nigeria both have operations in the nation (should you wish to fly from Lagos). Turkish Airlines started flights on July 15, 2010 and operates on a daily basis.

As of April 2010, Virgin Atlantic Airways runs three times weekly direct flights from London’s Heathrow Airport on Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, with intentions for additional daily flights. British Airways also offers daily flights to London Heathrow.

KLM also has a daily flight to Amsterdam, from where it can connect to practically every European location. TAP Portugal provides a direct flight to Lisbon, Lufthansa has a daily flight to and from Frankfurt, and Alitalia has frequent flights to Milan; however, incoming flights to Accra must first stop in Lagos.

Transport from the airport

There is a designated taxi stand. If you want a regulated fare, be sure you locate it. Otherwise, be prepared for a very pricey journey. On the plus side, the pricey/illegal car touts normally put you in a better vehicle with a professional driver, and you avoid any possible taxi confusion—you pick! or, better yet, go out to the main road and hail a cab for the correct fare.

BY RAIL

Despite the government’s focus of rail network repair, just one line is now operational. Regional commuter trains run many times a day from the adjacent industrial city of Tema, which has little tourist appeal.

How To Get Around In Accra

BY SUV OR CAR WITH DRIVERAccra's top sights are spread out across a pretty large region, so if you can afford the low fees, hiring a vehicle and driver to transport you around is the best option. Travel firms provide drivers who also serve as knowledgeable guides, which is...

Districts & Neighbourhoods In Accra

ACCRA CENTRALThe Ring Road, which runs from the Korle Lagoon in the west to Kwame Nkrumah Circle in the north, east to the confluence of Independence Avenue, and on to Osu, creates a ring around Accra's oldest neighborhoods and divides downtown Accra from the outer suburbs.The CBD, which encompasses...

Prices In Accra

Tourist (Backpacker) - 58 $ per day. Estimated cost per 1 day including:meals in cheap restaurant, public transport, cheap hotel.Tourist (regular) - 210 $ per day. Estimated cost per 1 day including:mid-range meals and drinks,transportation, hotel.MARKET / SUPERMARKETMilk1 liter$ 2.80Tomatoes1 kg$ 4.00Cheese0.5 kg$ 7.00Apples1 kg$ 4.15Oranges1 kg$ 2.35Beer...

Sights & Landmarks In Accra

National Museum. The National Museum is a must-see for everyone interested in Ghanaian history and culture from antiquity to the present. Clothing, thrones, sculptures, paintings, ceramics, and a range of instruments and utensils used in different rites are among the cultural displays. Each of them is accompanied with an explanation...

Museums & Galleries In Accra

Accra museums, with its rich culture and colonial history, give insight into the lives of Ghanaians both past and present. Visitors to Accra may experience the history and cultural exchange given by museums in a handful of places across the city, despite the limited selections. The following are the...

Things To Do In Accra

The La Raceway, which includes a go-karting track, a sports bar, and an entertainment center, is located behind the Trade Fair Centre, near Labadi beach.Harbin's: a bowling alley in Teshie, about 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the city center.Swimming Pools: Sport swimmers may locate a pool at A&C Mall...

Food & Restaurants In Accra

Dine at one of Osu's numerous hip eateries. Osu, an Accra suburb, is noted for its nightlife and a diverse range of restaurants, hotels, and entertainment opportunities.Café Dez Amis is a concept lifestyle restaurant located at Osu, adjacent to Jubilee House and the French embassy. From 7 a.m. to...

Shopping In Accra

Makola market, located in Accra's bustling center, has a huge boulevard and many lanes lined with fabric merchants selling items such as wax-print pagnes and embroidered and beaded cotton and tulle for special occasions. Look for wax prints from Ghana Traditional Prints (GTP) and the Akosombo Textile Company, both...

Nightlife In Accra

The Oxford Street neighborhood in Osu is the town's busiest entertainment district. There is no dearth of diversity with over a dozen distinct nightclubs (most of them are hidden away along side alleys). Taxi drivers should know where the following are, but if they don't, simply ask a young-looking...

Festivals & Events In Accra

Accra festivals range from the contemplative and quiet to the vibrant, with music, dancing, and local food. Some are suited for children and families, while others are reserved for older audiences, and there are events all year that give everyone a glimpse into Ghana's capital's culture and history.Homowo Festival  Every...

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