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São Tomé & Príncipe

Getting there & away



There is a cargo ship that leaves for São Tomé from Port Mole in Libreville (Gabon), though the journey is not recommended or safe, and won’t save you that much cash.

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Almost all travellers arrive by air via Gabon or Portugal. Flights leave a few times weekly from Libreville (Gabon) with either Air São Tomé (in São Tomé town 221160) or Air Service Gabon, costing around US$350 to US$450. Direct flights from Lisbon (Portugal) leave a few times weekly with TAP Air Portugal (flights from US$1000). There are also now direct weekly flights to Angola, Ghana and Cape Verde with TAAG Angolan Airlines.

From gabon

Air São Tomé (239221160)

Air Service Gabon (241-747118)

From portugal

TAP Air Portugal (351-707 205 700; www.flytap.com)

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