Search Flights from Abidjan to Kochi (India)

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Cochin Intl. Airport

Transportation to Abidjan Airport from the City Center

In Abidjan, the commercial and administrative center of Ivory Coast and the most important port city of the country, the majority of the native population speaks French. The West African CFA Franc is used in the city; 1 Turkish Lira is approximately 195 West African CFA Francs and 1 Euro corresponds to 655 West African CFA (XOF) Francs. Abidjan is connected to the neighboring countries by land route or rail road as well as it provides transportation to many African and European cities by air.

Turkish Airlines (THY), Air Algérie, Air Burkia, Air Cote d’Ivoire, AIR France, Asky Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Camair-Co, CEIBA Intercontinental, Corsair, Egyptair, Emirates Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Middle East Airlines – Air Lebanon, Royal Air Maroc, Senegal Airlines, South African Airways and Tunisair arrange flights to Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport, which is 16 kilometers southeast of the city. There are direct flights from Abidjan to Accra (Ghana), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Algiers (Algeria), Bamako (Mali), Beirut (Lebanon), Bissau (Guinea Bissau), Bobo-Dioulasso and Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Brazzaville (Congo), Brussels (Belgium), Cairo (Egypt), Casablanca (Morocco), Conakry (Guinea), Dakar (Senegal), Douala and Yaounde (Cameron), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Istanbul (Turkey), Johannesburg (South Africa), Kinshasa (DRC), Lagos (Nigeria), Libreville (Gabon), Lome (Togo), Malabo (Guinea Equatoriale), Monrovia (Liberia), Nairobi (Kenya), Niamey (Niger), Nouakchott (Mauritania), N'Djamena (Chad), Orly and Paris (France), Congo (Pointe Noire Republic) and Tunis (Tunis).

There are connecting flights from Abidjan to Banjul (Gambia), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Tripoli (Libya), China and United States of America (USA). You can travel to Abidjan from Istanbul with Turkish Airlines. With the reciprocal flights arranged four days a week, you can reach Istanbul after a 7-hour and 21-minute flight.

Turkey is three hours ahead of Abidjan. Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport is accessible from the city center by bus, taxi or rental car. The buses operated by SOTRA run between the city center and the airport. The passengers who want to travel by air are transported to Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport from Abidjan city center by buses. If you are looking for another option, you can get to the airport by taking a taxi or renting a car.

Bus

You can get to Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport from the city center by taking the bus number 6. It is useful to remind that the bus is more affordable than taking a taxi or driving your own car. You can travel by bus paying 220 West African Francs.

Taxi

You can reach the airport from Abidjan city center by taxi which is at your service 24/7. Taking a taxi is more expensive compared to public transportation and you may have to pay up to 1600 West African Francs to reach the airport.

Rent a car

You can reach the airport from the city center by the car you have rented. Upon your arrival at the airport, you can leave the rental car at the airport parking lots for car rental companies to pick it up.

Motorcycle

The visitors can also go to the airport with motorcycles or the mopeds used by the locals in Abidjan. If you don’t have too much luggage, you can bargain with a motorcycle user to take you to the airport.

Metro

You will soon be able to reach Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport with the metro, which has been under construction since 2015. However, you have to wait for a few years to travel with metro. The metro is scheduled to start serving its passengers in 2020.

Airport Information

There are 2 terminal buildings at Abidjan’ın Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport. The domestic and international terminals that are adjacent to each other can be reached on foot. In addition, there are two different car parks just outside the terminals where you can park your car for both shorter and longer times. At the airport, there is a bank that offers foreign exchange transactions as well as an ATM in the public area.

The visitors to the airport can also benefit from the post office in the public area. At the airport, fax, email and internet services are offered at the Telephone Shop where you can also hire a cell phone and buy telephone cards. Wheelchairs are also available on the passengers’ request. Only those passengers who need special assistance are strongly advised to contact with the airport prior to takeoff. If you are hungry and want something to eat or drink before or after your flight, you can get service from the restaurants that offer tastes of international and local cuisines and the bars located at the airport.

If you want to take some souvenirs from Abidjan with you, you can buy them at duty free shops at the airport. There is a bookstore at the airport, as well as emergency health service, pharmacy, information services and local tour operator service are also offered. There is a VIP lounge at Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport. The passengers are served by hostesses at this lounge, where they will feel comfort and special service. There are no lounges for business or conference at the airport. For such expectations, you can benefit from the larger hotels near the airport or in the city center.

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2016

Transportation to Kochi (India) City Center from Airport

Cochin International Airport is located in a suburb of the city of Kochi in the state of Kerala in India and is about 37 kilometers from Kochi city center. Cochin Airport is the fourth largest airport in India and is also the worlds first fully solar-powered airport. There are 3 terminals at the airport where domestic and international flights are made. At the airport you can withdraw money from ATMs and exchange currency.

From Cochin Airport to Kochin city center you can take a taxi and a bus or rent a car.

Taxi

From Cochin Airport you can travel to Kochi city center or the surrounding cities by taxi at any time of the day. At Cochin Airport taxis are run through a Cooperative Society controlled by CIAL (Cochin International Airport Limited) and run on a pre paid taxi system. There are fully computerised and automated pre paid taxi counters at both the international and domestic terminals in the airport. You can decide the type of taxi you want from these meters as a normal passenger car or larger vehicle. If you wish you can rent large and high standard vehicles such as UBER - OLA and you can also pay for a limo if you wish from the pre paid counters. While taxis from outside can drop off passengers at the airport, only CIAL taxis are allowed to pick up passengers from the airport. When you get off the plane, you will get a receipt from the taxi counter and then you want to go to the pre-paid taxi stand and get your taxi.

The standard fare for a taxi from the airport to city center is 19 Indian Rupees per km for a non-conditioned car. 23 Indian Rupees per km for an air conditioned vehicle. The minimum fee is approximately 400 rupees. You can also use pre-paid taxis for tours and daily hire basis. The most convenient transportation to the city center is by taxi and you can travel to the city in about half an hour. Some of the taxi fleets with a counter at Cochin Airport are Kochi Taxi, Vayu Travels, Dayz, Gezi India.

Bus

You have two alternatives of buses from Cochin Airport to the city center. The first alternative is buses that depart from the terminal at the entrance of airport at frequent intervals. White - blue buses (fast), green - red buses (without stopping, faster) express running buses which run every 10 to 20 minutes and stop at bus stops near the city center. The fare you will pay for transportation by buses like this is approximately 1.5 USD.

The other alternative is the bus that runs from outside the terminal which are the orange Volvo buses. The first bus starts at 07.50 in the morning and runs every half an hour and costs about 70 Indian rupees. The difference between these buses from the express buses are that they provide a more comfortable journey and they are air-conditioned. The buses stop at Aluva, Kalassery and Vytilla, and reach Kochi city center in about 30 to 40 minutes.

Rent a Car

If you prefer to travel to the city center by renting a car, you can choose from the car rental companies AVIS and Zoom at the airport. Let us remind you that when you rent a car foreigners are asked for an international driving license. You can reach the city center from the airport in about half an hour and the airport has access to all three national highways NH 47, NH 17 and NH 49.

Other Alternatives

To protect the interests of CIAL taxis the three-wheeled local cars are not allowed into the airport. If you want to make a more economical transfer from the standard taxi fares, you can travel to the nearest train stations such as Angamally or Aluva for a price ranging from 50 to 100 rupees and take the train to the city center from there. Just to add, it is difficult to find such a vehicle early in the morning and late in the evening.

Last Updated: 06 May 2018

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Which airports can I use for Abidjan-Kochi (India) flights?

For Abidjan-Kochi (India) flights, you can use Felix Houphouet Boigny Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Cochin Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Abidjan-Kochi (India) and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Abidjan-Kochi (India) is 8845 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 11 hour .

Which day is the most convenient for Abidjan-Kochi (India) flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Abidjan-Kochi (India) flights is Monday.

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