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Kumasi airport is on the northeastern outskirts of town, about 2km from the centre. Africa World Airlines ( and Starbow ( both offer regular flights to Accra (one way starts around C260). A taxi from the centre to the airport costs about C20. Allow plenty of time because of the traffic.


At the time of research Intercity STC had just starting operating after a period of inaction, though services were subject to cancellation. VIP and VVIP offer a more frequent service, leaving from Asafo Station. Metro Mass operates fill-up-and-go services from its station on the Western bypass.

Accra C25, four hours, leaves when full; operated by VIP.

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso C110 + 7,000 CFA, 15 hours, three weekly; operated by STC.

Takoradi C30, six hours, once daily; operated by STC.

Tamale C45, five hours, once daily; operated by STC.


There are two main motor parks in Kumasi, each with its allocated destinations:

Alaba station Wa (C30, six hours), Tamale (C25, five hours)

Asafo station Cape Coast (C20, four hours), Accra (C25, four hours), Kunatase (C8, 45 minutes)