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About Modibo Keita Intl. - Bamako Senou Intl. Airport

Bamako-Senou Airport, which is operated by Aeroports Mali (ADM), is located in Bamako, the capital of Mali in West Africa. Bamako-Senou Airport, which is located approximately 15 km east of Bamako city center, has been providing transportation service since 1974. The airport can be reached by using airlines such as Ethiopian Airlines (Addis Ababa and Dakar), Air Burkina (Ouagadougou), Air Algerie, Tunisair (Tunisia), Royal Air Maroc (Casablanca) or Air France (Paris). Bamako-Senou Airport, which is the busiest airport of Mali, offers many services for its guests.

Getting to the City Center from Modibo Keita Intl. - Bamako Senou Intl. Airport

The airport is located about 15 kilometers from the city center in Bamako, which is the capital and largest city of Mali, and it takes about 30 minutes to reach the city center. Taxi is the most preferred means of transportation from Bamako Airport to the city center. The offices of international car rental companies at the airport also offer car rental service as a different alternative to taxi option.

Taxi

You can easily get a taxi almost all day in front of Bamako Airport, regardless of whenever your plane lands at the airport. The cost of the airport taxis in Bamako is about 7000 CFA for the journey to the city center. You must pay taxi fare in cash and taxis in Bamako don't generally offer credit card option. If you don't have West African franc -the valid currency in Mali- with you, you can also pay in Euro or Dollars.

Rent a car

One of the less frequently preferred options to reach the city center from the airport in Bamako is the car rental option. You won't have any difficulty finding the car rental office at the airport and then you can reach many points in Bamako city center in half an hour by renting a car. From the airport exit, you can find your way without having any difficulty by following the "city center" signs.

Private Shuttle Services

Before your flight, you can make a reservation for one of the private shuttle services offered for tourists in Bamako and travel to the city center by shuttle. If you are going to stay in one of the bigger hotels in the city, you can also get information about the private shuttle services from your hotel.

Hotel Shuttle Services

If your hotel provides a shuttle service from the airport to the city center, you can get on these shuttles in front of Bamako Airport terminal and reach many points in Bamako in a very short time. Hotels shuttles are generally offered for hotel guests free of charge; however, it would be useful to get information about the shuttle service, which may be available for a fee from time to time, and then choose a suitable option for transportation to the city center.

Last Updated: 28 Mar 2017
Getting to Modibo Keita Intl. - Bamako Senou Intl. Airport from the City Center

To get to Bamako Airport, which is located 22 kilometers outside Bamako, you can take a taxi from the city center or you can take advantage of airport shuttle service provided by your hotel. Although it is not one of the most commonly preferred options to travel to the airport in the city, car rental option is also available. Another alternative offered to the passengers in Bamako in this regard is the private shuttle services which can be used by booking in advance.

Taxi

Bamako is a city where taxis are frequently preferred by foreign travelers for transportation. You can take advantage of the taxi option, which is both safe and fast, to get to the airport from the city center. Taking a taxi doesn't cost a lot because the airport is not too far from the city center and taxi option is much more practical on this route compared to other alternatives. You can complete your journey from Bamako city center to Bamako International Airport by paying 7000 CFA as taxi fare.

Rent a car

Local rental companies are mostly available in Bamako; however, if you want to rent a car from an international car rental company that has an office at the airport, you can get this service from AVIS. It is recommended that you should travel with a local guide to certain areas for safety reasons while driving the rental car, which is a useful way of traveling to other cities and regions around Bamako. You will arrive at Bamako Airport by driving in half an hour.

Private Shuttle Services

Private shuttle services are another transportation alternative in the city for families and more crowded passenger groups to get to the airport. Private shuttle charges are not so high in general; however, it would be a budget-friendly option to give information about your location in Bamako city center before completing your reservation and to get information about how much you need to pay to reach the airport. Private shuttles mostly accept payments in local currency, but you can also offer to pay the cost of shuttle service in Euro or Dollars. However, you need to make sure that you are not overcharged due to exchange rate differences.

Hotel Shuttle Services

Some hotels in the capital Bamako also offer free and paid airport shuttle services. Just like the taxis, hotel shuttles pick you up from your hotels and take you quickly to the gates of the airport terminals. Another advantage of traveling by hotel shuttle services is that they are much safer. So, you can easily prefer to travel to Bamako International Airport, the starting point of your trip, by hotel shuttle services from Bamako city center.

Airport Information

Bamako International Airport, which connects Bamako, the capital city of Mali, to a number of important destinations in the world, especially in Africa and Europe, hosts direct flights to the cities such as Istanbul, Paris, Dakar and Abidjan. In addition to the lounge at the airport, there are also kiosks and restaurants where you can get a snack. You can also benefit from car rental service at Bamako Airport and then deliver the car to the car rental offices at the airport and catch your flight.

Last Updated: 28 Mar 2017

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