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Cochin Intl. Airport

Transportation to Accra Airport from the City Center

Kotoka International Airport is 9 kilometers from the center of Accra, the capital city and the economic, political and cultural center of Ghana at the same time, is at the service of the passengers. In the small airport you can find almost anything you might need before and after your flight. With a private passenger lounge, stores for shopping and places to eat, you can have an enjoyable time at Kotoka International Airport before you leave the city.

You can rent a car, take a taxi, or make benefit of your hotel's airport shuttle to reach the airport, which offers plenty of convenient and fairly comfortable alternatives for transportation from the city center. It's easy to find a taxi in the city. But before you take the taxi, you must negotiate the price with the drivers.

You may have to pay a much higher fare than you normally would have as taximeters are not available in taxis.

Car rental is one of the most comfortable alternatives in the city. You can also get to the airport from the city center of Accra by taking the airport shuttles that are available from almost every hotel in the city.

Taxi

The taxis in Accra are extremely comfortable and they are frequently used alternatives by tourists. But these vehicles are a bit risky at the same time. The reason is that most do not have a taximeter. Drivers can charge higher fares than they normally would have especially from foreigners. To avoid this situation, you can negotiate the price with the driver before you take the taxi, and you can complete your trip on the price you agree with. Taxis in the city cost $ 1.55 for the first mile and $ 0.55 for each subsequent mile. Traveling from the city center to the airport takes about 25-50 minutes depending on the traffic situation.

Bus

There is no bus line directly from the city center to the airport. However, you can still use the buses to reach the center of the city from other parts of the city, or from settlements in the vicinity to reach the center of the Accra. You can then transfer to a taxi, rent a car in the city center or use the service of your hotel.

Airport Shuttle

Airport shuttles are one of the most frequently used options for transportation from the center of Accra to the airport. You can reach the airport in about 30 minutes by using these shuttles, which are usually provided by the hotels in the city center. Shuttles are a preferred means of transportation, especially for crowded groups and organizations. However, you have to book in advance for the service.

If you are in the city during the high season, it may be difficult to find a place in these shuttles, or shuttle fares may increase during these periods. Please do not forget to give information about your flight times when you are talking to your hotel for airport shuttle service, and do not forget to check the shuttle fare if applied.

Private Vehicle

It is possible to come to the airport with your car if you wish. What you need to do is to follow the airport directives after leaving the city center. If you do not trust yourself in navigating, you can take advantage of a navigation device or a map.

Car Rental

You can also rent a car to come to Kotoka International Airport from the center of Accra. In the city center there are offices of several international rental companies such as AVIS, Hertz and Europcar.

If you have rented a car at the airport, you can return your rental car to the offices at the airport before your return flight.

Renting a car can be considered as a very convenient alternative for both travelling around Accra and seeing nearby places around the city.

Limousine

If you want to come with a more comfortable vehicle from the city center to the airport, you can also rent a limousine. Though more expensive than other options, limousines are a particularly comfortable alternative to crowded families with children. Limousines in the city are usually preferred by entrepreneurs or diplomats who visit the city for business purposes.

You can make use of this service by visiting the offices in the city center where limousines and other luxury vehicles can be found or by making reservations via internet.

Airport Information

Kotoka International Airport, which connects Ghana's capital city Accra to the major centers of Africa and the world, also holds an important place in the transportation network both in the city and the country. The airport, which is located 9 kilometers away from the city center, is also quite close to the city. Although it is not a very big airport, many services and comforts for passengers can be found here.

Kotoka International Airport hosts passengers with two terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, and there are restaurants, cafes, stores for shopping, an exchange office where you can make your foreign exchange transactions, and ATM machines for withdrawing cash and other banking transactions. The airport also has a private passenger lounge for passengers who want to wait in a much more relaxed atmosphere and enjoy refreshments.

Stores where you can shop and the places where you can have foods and drinks are usually located at Terminal 2. There is also a wireless internet service at the passenger terminal for passengers who want to spend their time waiting for their flight by surfing on the internet.

With cards from Ghana Telecom, you can also use payphones at the airport. Those who want to shop at the airport can visit Max Mart, Woolworths, Alliance Francais and duty free stores.

You can visit Landing Restaurant, Aerostar or Twinsti Restaurant if you want to eat or drink while waiting for your plane. The airport also has a small clinic for emergencies and possible injuries and a parking lot for those arriving by car.

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2017

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 Accra-Kochi (India) flights?

For Accra-Kochi (India) flights, you can use Kotoka Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Cochin Intl. Airport for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Accra-Kochi (India) is 8422 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 10 hour 30 minutes.

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

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

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