Car Hire in Bata

Private driver

Oliver Rodriguez is one of the few reliable drivers with a 4WD vehicle based in Bata. He can be hired for a trip to Cogo and Akayalong or north to Rio Campo.

Ferry in Libreville

Navettes Pointe Denis

These ferries take you to Pointe Denis (25 minutes). They return at the end of each day; check the times on board.On weekdays, phone in advance to make sure it's running, as things are quiet during the week but...

Car Rental in Praia


Car rental, with prices from CVE5000 for a one-day rental in a Fiat Panda to CVE20,000 for a Toyota Land Cruiser. You can also hire a cheaper 4WD – a Ford Everest runs CVE7800.

Taxi in Maio


A top driver on Maio, Bemvindo charges CVE6000 to CVE7000 for a full-day tour of the island.

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...

Ferry in Brava

Cabo Verde Fast Ferry

Cabo Verde Fast Ferry runs between Praia, Fogo and Brava several times a week. Schedules change often, so it's best to consult the website for the latest. The journey from Fogo to Brava lasts 50 minutes and costs...

Taxi in Conakry

Gare Routière Bambeto

The main stationm, with daily taxis to Kankan (GFr200,000, two days), Kissidougou (GFr150,000, 1½ days), N'zérékoré (GFr275,000, two days) and Labé (GFr95,000, 10 hours).Internationally, there are daily taxis to...

Airline in Bissau

ASKY Airlines

Regional airline based out of Lomé (Togo); it offers several connections a week between Lomé and Dakar. Quality of planes vary. Long delays out of Bissau aren't unheard of, which can be problematic for connecting...

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)...

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...

Ferry in Praia

Fast Ferry

Fast Ferry departs Praia several times per week for Fogo (3½ hours, CVE3350) and on to Brava (40 minutes, CVE3750). Fast Ferry also goes to São Vicente via São Nicolau, but these go irregularly (only twice a...

Bus Stop in Praia

Cidade Velha Colectivos

Minivans heading to Cidade Velha leave from a stop just off the main road opposite a Shell station and near the Terra Branca Market, north of Achada de Santo António. They leave from about 8am and return...

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...

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...

Airline in Brazzaville

EC Air

Equatorial Congo Air normally flies between Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire as well as to Paris, Douala (Cameroon), Dubai (UAE), Libreville (Gabon) and Cotonou (Benin). However, it suspended all operations in late...

Airport in Bata

Bata International Airport

There is currently just the one international flight from Niamey in Niger (Niger Air). CEIBA and NRT have offices here; all fly to Malabo.There is a bar, but no bank.A taxi into town costs an expensive CFA5000,...

Taxi in Mamou

Gare Routière

Bush taxis go from the main bus station at the northern end of town to:Dalaba (GFr20,000; 1½ hours), Dabola (GFr45,000; 2½ hours), Faranah (GFr60,000; 2½ hours), Kankan (GFr110,000; 5 hours), Kindia (GFr37,000;...

Airline in São Filipe


TACV has one to two daily flights to/from Praia, which last 30 minutes. A taxi from the airport into São Filipe (2km) costs CVE300. Boats arrive at the port, which is 3km from town (taxis charge CVE400) and looks...

Ferry in Malabo

Elobey Ferry

The Elobey plies the route between Malabo and Bata at a lot less than the price of a flight. Tickets are available at the new port. The journey takes between five and 10 hours, leaving on Friday morning and...