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How To Travel To South Sudan

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By plane

There are no direct commercial flights from outside of Africa at the moment. Most airlines flying into Juba leave from Cairo (Egypt), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Entebbe (Uganda), Nairobi (Kenya), and Khartoum (Sudan), from whence you should be able to arrange flights to and from Europe, Asia, or the Americas.

By train

South Sudan has a single railway line that runs from Sudan’s northern border to Wau. There were services between Wau and Babanosa before independence, with train links to Khartoum. However, as of 2014, there are no regular passenger services; fact, the whole Sudanese rail network has ceased operations. However, sporadic and non-scheduled trains may still operate, so contact the Sudan Railways Corporation for additional information.

Visa & Passport Requirements for South Sudan

Because South Sudan just recently gained independence, the immigration laws are still subject to modification. They have, however, replaced the previously utilized travel permits with appropriate visas in your passport. Visas cost USD100 and are available at all border checkpoints including Juba International Airport. The duration of the visas...

Culture Of South Sudan

South Sudan's culture has been significantly impacted by its neighbors as a result of the many years of civil conflict. Many South Sudanese refugees went to Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda, where they mingled with locals and acquired their languages and cultures. Most of those who stayed in the nation...

History Of South Sudan

South Sudan's Nilotic people—the Acholi, Anyuak, Bari, Dinka, Nuer, Shilluk, Kaligi (Arabic Feroghe), Zande, and others—arrived in the country before the 10th century. Tribal migrations, mostly from the region of Bahr el Ghazal, transported the Anyuak Dinka, Nuer, and Shilluk to their current positions in both the Bahr El...

Stay Safe & Healthy in South Sudan

Although the degree of violence has decreased since the country's creation and the conclusion of the civil war, South Sudan remains hazardous for travel due to ceasefire breaches and border disputes. Traveling near the Sudan or Central African Republic borders is very hazardous. Western countries continue to warn against...



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