Cheap Flights to the Ivory Coast

Cheap Flights to the Ivory Coast

The Ivory Coast, or Côte d'Ivoire, is a beautiful French-speaking country in western Africa. To the south, the country is bordered by the Gulf of Guinea, a body of water in the Atlantic Ocean. If you're looking for the best flights to the Ivory Coast, Skyscanner can help you find a great deal. By entering your travel dates and selecting the Ivory Coast as your destination, Skyscanner will display the cheapest airfare prices for your travel route.

Best Time to Book a Flight to the Ivory Coast

The weather in the Ivory Coast ranges from warm to hot year-round. The wettest season occurs from June to October when rain and thunderstorms are possible. Most tourists prefer to visit the country between November and March, which is generally a warm, dry season. If your dates are flexible, Skyscanner's Cheapest Month Search Tool is available to help you find the month with the cheapest airfare to the Ivory Coast.

Ivory Coast Airport and Airline Options

Though there are many airports in the Ivory Coast, most of them only fly to domestic locations. The busiest airport is the country is Port Bouet Airport (ABJ), also known as Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport or Abidjan Airport. The airport is located about 16 km from Abidjan, the country's largest city, and consists of one terminal.

There are currently no airlines offering direct flights from Canada to the Ivory Coast. However, Port Bouet Airport is connected to Paris via Air France and Corsair International, to Brussels via Brussels Airlines, and to Lisbon via TAP Portugal. Connecting in Europe is the best way to get from Canada to the Ivory Coast.

Bouaké Airport (BYK) is located in the country's second-largest city, Bouaké. The airport is served by the Ivory Coast's flag carrier airline, Air Côte d'Ivoire. The airport only has two destination options, both within the country. Other popular airports, like Odienné Airport (KEO) and San Pédro Airport (SPY), are also served only by Air Côte d'Ivoire.

Arriving at the Airport

Upon arrival in the Ivory Coast, you will be required to show your travel identification, including a visa. All Canadian citizens require a visa to visit the country for any length of time, whether the visit is for tourist, business, or educational purposes.

Port Bouet Airport is connected to Abidjan's city centre by bus for less than $1 CAD per trip. Taxis are also available outside of arrivals, with a minimum fare of about $10 CAD. If you arrive at the airport at night, taxi fees may be doubled. A ride into Abidjan via taxi will take 30-40 minutes. Car rental companies are also available at the airport.

What to See and Do in the Ivory Coast

Big cities in the Ivory Coast all have gorgeous religious landmarks, like the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro and St. Paul's Cathedral in Abidjan. Due to its status as the Ivory Coast's largest and most populous city, most of the country's other top landmarks are also located in Abidjan. You won't want to miss taking a walk through the city's Banco National Park, a sprawling green space that feels more like a jungle than a park.

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