Travel to South Sudan

Flying to South Sudan

Airlines operating flights to South Sudan include: Egyptair ( from Cairo; Ethiopian Airlines ( from Addis Ababa; flydubai ( from Dubai, Fly540 ( and Kenya Airways ( from Nairobi; and RwandAir ( from Kigali and Entebbe (Uganda). The quickest routes from the UK are usually via Addis Ababa or Nairobi.

Flight times:

From London - 12 hours (including stopover).

Travel by rail

Driving to South Sudan

The land borders with Kenya and Uganda are open, and there are direct bus services from Juba to Nairobi via Kampala.

Getting to South Sudan by boat

Very slow, irregular river barges from the Kosti in Sudan to Malakal and Juba, but it’s much more preferable to fly.

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