Transportation

Ferry in Dakar

Dakar–Ziguinchor Ferry Ticket Office

Three ferries travel between Dakar and Ziguinchor (in the Casamance), with a total of four weekly departures in each direction. The bigger Aline Sitoé Diatta goes twice per week, while the Diambogne and the Anguène …
Airport in Cap Skirring

Aéroport de Cap Skirring

The airport is located just north of the village (literally walking distance to the heart of town – though you'll need a lift to the beach resorts). Groupe Transair flies twice a week (Fridays and Sundays) between D…
Airline in Senegal

Groupe Transair

Groupe Transair flies twice daily between Dakar and Ziguinchor (one-way from CFA65,000). It flies less frequently between Dakar and Cap Skirring, currently once per day on Fridays and Sundays (one-way from CFA75,000…
Airport in Dakar

Aéroport International Blaise Diagne

Dakar's new airport is located 50km southeast of the city near the town of Ndiass. A new rail link that will connect the airport with the city is also being planned. Project delays were a constant issue (the airport…
Bus Station in Dakar

Gare Routière Baux Maraîchers

Dakar's new transport depot is the go-to place for travel to all other parts of the country. It's located west of the city centre out in Pikine (about 13km from the Plateau, 20km from Les Almadies). Taxis here from …
Ferry in Île de Gorée

Ferry (Chaloupe)

A ferry runs regularly from the gare maritime (passenger port) in Dakar to Gorée (CFA5200 return for nonresidents, 20 minutes). Departures are roughly every hour or two from 6.15am (7am Sundays) to after midnight.
Car Hire in Dakar

Adama Ba

Highly recommended independent driver; speaks French but not much English. Count on about CFA35,000 per day, plus fuel. He can be contacted through Keur Diame.
Car Rental in Dakar

Hertz Car Hire

In the centre; also has a branch at the airport, and at the hotel Fleur de Lys.
Ferry in Ndangane & Mar Lodj

GIE des Piroguiers

Has fixed-price boat transport to Mar Lodj; you can also arrange boating excursions around the mangroves.
Airline in Dakar

Arc en Ciel

Charter fights from Dakar to Bissau and Bubaque in the Arquipélago dos Bijagós.