Getting there & away
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.
Air São Tomé (239221160)
Air Service Gabon (241-747118)
TAP Air Portugal (351-707 205 700; www.flytap.com)