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Cheap round-trip flights to Accra

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Vibrant and modern Accra, the buzzing seaside capital of Ghana has shopping and nightlife to rival any Western metropolis. It has British, Dutch, Danish and other European influences, but retains a distinctly West African flavour, with plenty of cultural attractions.

When to Book Flights to Accra

The temperature in Accra does not change a great deal throughout the year, hovering between 25°C and 30°C. Most visitors head to Accra between November and April when the temperatures are coolest, there is less chance of rain and less humidity. This is also the best time to explore the countryside or go on safari.

The rains fall between May and July and again around October. High summer is dry, but warm.

How to Find the Best Flight Deals to Accra

There are few direct flights from the UK to Accra, but it is still possible to find a cheap deal when you book with Expedia. Planning ahead if you are travelling during the popular winter months and flexibility with dates are key.

Ghana only has one international airport but there are several ways to get there, using the ‘Nearby airports’ option could unlock routes from different departure points in the UK. The ‘Show flexible dates’ option will also reveal prices on different days of the week.

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UK Departures to Accra

Optimal flight times from UK airports to Accra include:

Main Airports in Accra

Kotoka International Airport is the only international airport in Ghana. It is around six miles from the city centre and handles around 2.5 million passengers a year.

A brand-new international terminal recently opened with modern facilities, including dining and retail options, and the promise that Kotoka is now West Africa’s ‘finest airport’.

Which Airlines Fly to Accra?

British Airways is the only airline flying direct to Accra from the UK. Other airlines with connecting flights include:

How to Get to and Around Accra

From the airport the best way to get to Accra is by taxi, and there will be no shortage of drivers looking for business – but agree a fare first.

In the city there are minibuses and pick-ups, known as tro-tro, running set routes, it can be chaotic but locals are generally helpful. Taxis are the other option to get around, and there are plenty in the centre. Hotels can also usually conjure up a driver for a day.

Renting a car is possible at the airport but Accra’s anarchic traffic is not for the fainthearted. A car is a more viable option if you intend on heading out of town, but Ghana also has long-distance buses and trains

What Are the Must-sees in Accra

Head to the beach to soak up the sun. Labadi Beach is the beating heart of Accra’s waterfront scene, for a different experience head to the rather more chilled out Bojo Beach.

The Jamestown lighthouse has become one of Accra’s most well-known landmarks. Take time to experience the faded grandeur of the former British settlement where it sits.

Head to the National Museum of Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and Mausoleum to learn about the history of Ghana.

Tips and Tricks for Traveling in Accra

Don’t leave Accra without shopping – head for the hectic Makola Market to buy local produce and haggle, and if you want to splurge then head for Accra Mall.

Accra is a safe city, and most locals will be happy to help – particularly if you are trying to fathom the transport system – but take sensible precautions after dark an at hotspots like Labadi Beach.

Flights to Accra information

Destination Airport Kotoka Intl.
Destination Airport IATA Code ACC
Destination City Name Accra

Reviews from verified customers

Sep 30, 2019


Jan 22, 2019

Seating on the BA plane was quite cramped, especially when the person in front reclines.

Jul 31, 2018

The terminal is inside the airbase. Very basic facilities but well organised.

Jul 4, 2018

Keep up the great work thanks

Jan 19, 2018

Need add English subtitle for movie and t.v.. suitable for deaf people from British. I have to watch world flim with subtitle

Jan 18, 2018

The only issue I had was being the last one off the plane as they took a while for lift to be attached but other than that it was a great assistance experience and just hope it’s the same on my return

Jan 13, 2018

It really was nice food on the flight with an excellent friendly steward. I upgraded to extra room seats and well worth it- would do that again!

Jan 12, 2018

Food menu needs some improvement. Entertainment needs major upgrade.

Dec 21, 2017

Had to wait over an hour for bags at Accra.

Jan 14, 2017

Staff very helpful