Direct flights to Accra

Experience interesting history and culture in the capital of Ghana – Accra. Find out more about the destination and see all direct flights available below.

Kotoka International is a medium sized and largest airport in Ghana. In total there are 31 airports with direct flights to Accra from 25 different countries and 2 U.S. states. The airport is a focus city (Operating base.) for RwandAir. You can easily reach Accra with daily non-stop flights from 9 major hubs like Addis Ababa (Ethiopian Airlines), Lome (ASKY Airlines) and Abidjan (Air Cote D'Ivoire).

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Getting to Accra – find the best direct flight

Travelers planning a trip to Ghana can reach Accra, the country's capital city, via Kotoka International Airport. The base, which is the west African nation's premier international gateway, is served by several major global carriers. In the list below you can find some of the most popular routes – by following the links you can learn more about each flight option.

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Most people travel to and from Kotoka International in private vehicles, with taxi services available as well as car hire from well-known companies such as Avis and Budget. Several hotels in Accra provide shuttle services to transport guests to and from the airport.

Passengers can have a bite to eat at the Landing, Aerostar and Twinsti restaurants at the airport, or pay a visit to the Dufry outlet to do some duty-free shopping after checking in for their return journey.

Explore Accra

Accra is Ghana's largest city and its main hub for economic and administrative affairs. The capital is located on the country's Atlantic coast and is home to more than 1.6 million people, with over 3.5 million more living in the greater metropolitan area.

It began life as a port town and served as the capital of the Gold Coast - a former British colony so named because of the presence of the precious metal in the area - between 1877 and 1957. Today, Accra's leading industries include agriculture, fishing, mining, manufacturing and tourism.

Travelers visiting the destination can begin their exploration in the center of the city, which is home to historic districts such as Ushertown, Tudu and Victoriaborg. Northern Accra is a major residential and business area that encompasses attractions such as Golden Jubilee House and Achimota Golf Park.

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One of the first stops for many people visiting Accra will be the National Museum, which offers an interesting insight into Ghanaian history and culture. Visitors can see paintings, pottery, carvings and clothing, and learn about topics such as the slave trade and the history of the national currency.

Travelers hoping to bring back some unique souvenirs and gifts can pay a visit to the National Cultural Centre, which encompasses a colorful array of market stalls. All sorts of arts and crafts are on sale, as well as traditional handmade products sourced from different parts of Ghana.

Jamestown - the oldest part of Accra and a center for the fishing trade - is one of the most popular locations in the city for history buffs. It is home to a lighthouse, a prison building in a former colonial fort and the old Customs House. Visitors can also take a walk to some of the cliff-top vantage points in the area for views of the bustling harbor.

Labadi Beach provides the opportunity to take a short trip out of Accra and spend some time relaxing by the ocean. The beach is accessible via public transport from the city center and is surrounded by several dining venues, souvenir shops and other amenities.

Also worth a visit is Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, which was created and named after the man who led Ghana to independence from Britain and became the country's first president. The park is home to the mausoleum where Nkrumah is buried and a monument dedicated to him.

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Don't miss the opportunity to sample local cuisine at eateries such as Mama Mia's pizzeria and Monsoon. The latter is one of the leading high-end restaurants in Accra and serves a variety of unusual dishes, which can be enjoyed while taking in views over Oxford Street from an open-air terrace.

When to go?

Accra's location near the equator means there is little variation in its temperatures and daylight hours throughout the year. Average monthly temperatures range from 24.7 degrees C in August, the coolest time of the year, to 28 degrees C in March.

The first rainy season runs from April to mid-July and can bring very humid conditions, while a shorter rainy season arrives in October.

Major airlines with daily flights to Accra
Daily flights with Ethiopian Airlines
Daily flights with ASKY Airlines
Daily flights with Royal Air Maroc
Daily flights with Air Cote D'Ivoire
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Daily flights with KLM
Daily flights with Emirates
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Yes, you can fly to Accra (ACC) from New York (ACC) and Dulles (ACC).

There are 25 airlines with direct flights to Accra. Africa World Airlines, Passion Air and Air Peace are the most popular ones.

All 3 big alliances are flying to Accra. Star Alliance, Oneworld and SkyTeam.

The IATA code is ACC and the ICAO code is DGAA.

You can fly daily from 9 different airports hubs to Accra. Including Addis Ababa with Ethiopian Airlines, Lome with ASKY Airlines and New York with Delta.

Depends where you are flying from. It takes 10h 5min from New York (JFK) and 40min from Kumasi (KMS).

There is 1 airport in Accra with scheduled flights, Kotoka International, ACC.

It depends on where from and when you are flying. The average one-way ticket price according to our data is $539.
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