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Abidjan Travel Guide

Abidjan Airports

Abidjan International Airport (ABJ)


The airport is located 10 miles (16km) south east of the city centre.




Transfer Terminals: 

You can easily walk between the adjacent Domestic and International Terminals.

Transfer City: 

Bus: A bus service connects the airport with the city centre, and although very inexpensive, it is best used by backpackers and intrepid travellers due to safety concerns.

Taxis: Orange taxis which charge set fares are your best option; the cost of a taxi to the city centre is around XOF 6,800, doubling after midnight.

Car Rental: 

Major operators such as Avis, Hertz, Europcar and Budget have car hire desks in the arrivals hall.

Airport Taxis: 

The safest taxis are the official metered orange taxis. Numerous touts will try to offer you a deal but they are best avoided. Taxi fare to the city center generally costs about US$15, and fares double after midnight.

Airport Facilities: 

Money and communications: There is a bank with a currency exchange service, and an ATM which works intermittently.

Luggage: Luggage storage is available. Airlines maintain individual lost luggage enquiries desks. Porters are available to assist with bags; a flat fee of XOF 500 is charged. Conference and business: There are no conference facilities, although the local Phone Shop offers email, internet and fax services. Other facilities: Airport amenities include a VIP lounge, pharma

Car Parking: 

There is one main parking area at Abidjan International Airport, located right outside the terminals. Parking fees range from XOF 500 per hour at the beginning to XOF 100 per hour the longer you park, and there are monthly parking rates of XOF 15,000.

Departure Tax: 

There is a departure tax of XOF 3,000 if you're connect
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