Travel to Burkina Faso

Flying to Burkina Faso

The national airline is Air Burkina ( If travelling from the UK or the USA, options include flights with Air France ( via Paris or with Royal Air Maroc ( via Casablanca.

Flight times:

From London - 8 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); New York - 17 hours 30 minutes (including stopover).

Departure tax:


Other airports in Burkina Faso

Borgo Airport

Airport Code: BOY. Location: The airport, 16km (10 miles) from Bobo Dioulasso, handles mainly domestic flights (see Getting... Website: N/A. Public transport description: N/A

Ouagadougou Airport

Airport Code: OUA. Location: The airport is 8km (5 miles) from the city. Website: N/A. Public transport description: Taxi and bus services are available to the city.

Travel by rail

The only route is the international line from Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, running through to Ouagadougou.

Getting to Burkina Faso by boat

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