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Kotoka Intl. Airport

Transportation to Karachi Airport from the City Center

You can reach Quaid–E–Azam International Airport from Karachi city center by using a bus or minibus. However, using a means of public transportation can make you lose time even though it is the most affordable transportation alternative. If you decide to use a faster transportation vehicle, you can get on a taxi. Renting a car is another option.

Car Rental

There are many car rental companies offering service in the city center. Most of them are local companies. In Pakistan, traffic is generally heavy and complicated. For this reason, tourists are advised to rent a car with a driver by contacting a reliable company. You can get help from your hotel about this issue before your travel. You should drive on the highway N5 and take the Jinnah Terminal Road in order to reach the airport. You can get to Quaid–E–Azam International Airport in about half an hour under normal traffic conditions by following the airport directions.

Bus / Minibus

It is possible to reach the airport in approximately one hour by getting on an airport bus in the city center. One-way ticket price of these buses is 50 Pakistani Rupee per passenger. There are also minibuses carrying passengers to the airport from the city center. These vehicles are cheaper but tourists may be charged higher amounts. In addition, minibuses are very crowded. For these reasons, buses are more preferred by foreign visitors.

Taxi

Travelling to the airport from the city center lasts about half an hour. You should bargain over the fare before getting on any taxi. The cost of travelling to the airport from the city center is about 300 – 500 Pakistani Rupee.

Airport Information

Quaid–E–Azam International Airport, which is known as Jinnah International Airport shortly, is located 14 km east of the city center. There are foreign exchange office, ATMs and baggage rooms at the airport. In addition, there are restaurants and cafes where you can try local tastes as well as the delicacies from the world cuisine. You can do shopping at the stores where you can find various products specific to Pakistan like carpet and rugs. There is also a duty-free shop at the airport. There is a mosque near the airport parking area. Although there is not any hotel within the building, you can stay at Ramada Plaza Hotel located 1 km of the airport.

Last Updated: 08 Jun 2018

Transportation to Accra City Center from Airport

Ghana's capital and largest city, Accra is also the political, economic and cultural center of the country. Kotoka International Airport in the city, which is sister cities with Adana and Samsun in Turkey and Chicago and Washington in the United States, connects the important cities of Africa and the world and Accra.

The airport that hosts about 3 million passengers per year is not very big. However, it is possible to find almost anything here that travelers may need before and after the flight. The airport serves with two terminals; domestic flights take place from Terminal 1 while international flights take place from Terminal 2.

You can switch between terminals before leaving the airport. Restaurants, cafes, duty-free shops and private passenger lounges are located in Terminal 2, from where international flights take place. There is also a VIP Lounge, which is usually used by diplomats, at the airport. It is possible to fly directly from Istanbul to Accra via Turkish Airlines flights. The city also has direct flights to cities such as London, Beirut, Amsterdam, Barcelona, ​​Lisbon and New York. In the city, the period from May to July and from August to October is mostly rainy. If you are traveling outside of these months, you will be able to explore the city more easily.

Located 9 kilometers north of the city, the airport welcomes close to 2 million passengers each year. There are taxis, buses, hotel services, limousine among the options in Accra to reach the city center from the airport. You can easily get to Accra city center or other nearby areas by renting a car from airport.

Taxi

You can use the taxi to get to Accra city center from Kotoka International Airport. The fare for the first kilometer of the taxis, waiting for passengers at the airport for almost all day time, is $ 1.55. Then you need to pay $ 0.55 per kilometer. You can also make reservations online via the internet.

Most of the taxis in the city do not have a taximeter. For this reason, you should absolutely agree with the driver about the price before taking the taxi. If you are a crowded group, taxi drivers can ask you to pay more. Depending on the traffic and the route, the journey from the airport to the city center takes about 25-50 minutes by taxi.

Bus

There are no bus lines serving from the airport to the city center in Accra. However, once you reach the city center from the airport, you can take the buses to other parts of the city or other nearby cities.

Airport Shuttles

You can also reach the center of the city from Accra Airport by the airport shuttles provided by the hotels in the city. Almost every hotel has shuttle service to the airport. However, before you use these services, you should also remember that you must negotiate the price with your hotel and make sure to have a reservation.

If you are a bit late for this, you can use the shuttles on the way back and easily reach the airport. The most important advantage of airport shuttles compared to the taxi is that you usually do not need to pay any additional fees once you agree about the price.

Car Rental

At Accra Airport you can rent a car from the offices that meet the passengers at Terminal 2 and drive to the center of the city with a private vehicle. International companies such as AVIS, Budget and Hertz are among the rental companies waiting for you here. Car rental is one of the best options in Accra not just in the city center, but also for traveling around and nearby.

Moreover, rental prices are not very high. Car rentals are among the best choices, especially for families who come to town. You can deliver the vehicles you rented from the airport to the branches of the rental offices in the city center, or you can deliver the vehicle to the offices in the airport again on your way back.

Private Vehicle

You can also come to the airport by your own car. You can leave your car in Kotoka International Airport carpark for a while. Parking at the airport is $ 1.20 for the first hour. You only have to pay $ 0.20 for each subsequent hour.

Limousine

If you want to make both a luxury and a more comfortable trip to the city center, you can also rent a limousine in the city. Limousines, which are usually preferred by diplomats coming from different cities, are of course slightly more expensive than other vehicles. However, if you consider paying much for a comfortable trip, you can also rent limousines.

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2017

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Which airports can I use for Karachi-Accra flights?

For Karachi-Accra flights, you can use Jinnah Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Kotoka Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Karachi-Accra and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Karachi-Accra is 7453 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 9 hour 10 minutes.

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