Travel to Cameroon

Flying to Cameroon

There are no direct flights to Cameroon from the UK or USA. Options include flights with Air France ( via Paris, Brussels Airlines ( via Brussels, or Royal Air Maroc ( via Casablanca.

Flight times:

From London - 10 hours (including stopover); New York - 16 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax:

CFA10,000 (children included in parents' passports are exempt as are holders of diplomatic passports).

Other airports in Cameroon

Douala International Airport

Airport Code: DLA. Location: The airport is situated 10km (6 miles) southeast of the city. Website: N/A. Public transport description: Taxis to the city are available.

Yaoundé Nsimalen International Airport

Airport Code: NSI. Location: The airport airport is situated 25km (15.5 miles) from the city. Website: N/A. Public transport description: Taxis to the city are available (journey time - 20 minutes).

Travel by rail

There are no international rail services from Cameroon to neighbouring countries due to the different line gauges.

Getting to Cameroon by boat

Cargo boats from Douala to Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) sometimes accept passengers. Speedboats and cargo boats ply the coastal route between Idendao (northern Cameroon) and Oron (Nigeria). However, these services are not regulated.

Ferry operators:

There are ferry services across the Ntem River, on the border with Gabon. Pirogues also operate across this river to Equatorial Guinea.

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.