Search Flights from Kochi (India) to Abidjan

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8.845 Km
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Felix Houphouet Boigny Intl. Airport

Transportation to Kochi (India) Airport from the City Center

Kochi is located in the state of Kerala, India and lies approximately 37 kilometers away from Cochin International Airport. You can take taxis, buses and rent a car or get on a train and then switch to another vehicle in order to go to the airport from the city center.

Taxi

If you are going to take a taxi for your transfer to the airport from the city center of Kochi, it is possible for you to call a taxi online. The fares requested per kilometer can differ according to the model, brand and the comfort status of the cars. You can also request UBER and OLA if you wish. It is possible to determine the total fee of the transfer by entering the points the car is going to travel between in the online application.

Bus

You can make choices for alternative trips for the buses leaving from the city center of Kochi. The bus services provided by the Kerala State Road Transport are categorized as Super-Fast, Express and Premium. The super-fast buses are green-red, the fast-express buses are white-blue, and the premium buses are orange and comfortable with air conditioners. The orange buses leave every half an hour and the other buses every 10-20 minutes, which is same for those leaving from the airport. Quickness, comfort and price are the criteria to consider while selecting the vehicle. You can learn the departure times from the bus terminal in the city center and complete an economical transfer. You pay minimum 1.5 USD for your journeys by the buses.

Train

Kochi is a station where long-distance trains stop. The trains are significantly crowded; however, they are among the most economical transfer alternatives. Because the train station between the city and the airport is under construction, you can travel by changing your vehicles. Firstly, you go to Aluva (10 kilometers south) or Angamally (6 kilometers north) stations from Kochi by train, and then to the airport from here; then you reach the airport cargo terminal area with the three-wheel local cars.

Car Rental

If you would like to rent a car to go to the city center from Cochin Airport, you can obtain such a service from the taxi fleet companies. Or you can rent a car from corporate companies with service understanding like AVIS and Zoom. You must have an international driver’s license in order to drive a car. NH 544 & NH 66 is the one with the shortest length among the roads of Kochi heading towards the airport. You can reach the airport on NH 47, NH 17 and NH 49 in half an hour.

Hotel Transfer

You can ask while making your reservation whether the hotel you are going to stay at in Kochi provides airport transfer or not. Not every hotel provides transfer, but they can find solutions upon your request.

Airport Information

Cochin International Airport is the biggest and the 4th busiest airport in the state of Kerala, India. Located approximately 37 kilometers away from the city center, the airport was visited by around 69.000 airplanes and 10.2 million passengers in 2017-2018. There are 3 terminals in the airport, which is the first solar-powered airport of the world; domestic flights are executed from two terminals and international flights from the other one. 

Cochin Airport provides private air taxi service for the pilgrimages in Kerala and for traveling to the cities such as Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram.

Last Updated: 08 May 2018

Transportation to Abidjan City Center from Airport

Abidjan is the commercial and administrative center of the Ivory Coast, which is located in the western part of the Africa Continent. The Abidjan city, which is close to the Atlantic Ocean, is also the most important port city of the country. Abidjan is described as “the Paris of the West Africa”. The majority of the locals speak French. The currency of the country is the West African Franc.

If you want to visit Abidjan, you will have to get a visa. Diplomatic, service or special (green) passport holders are exempt from visa on their touristic journeys that do not exceed 90 days. However, the ordinary passport holders are asked to get visa. There are many military control points in Abidjan city; at these control points, you might be asked to show your passport from time to time. For this reason, you are recommended to keep your passport or its color photocopy with you in any case.

Abidjan is connected to the neighboring countries by land routes and railroads, but it also provides transportation to more than 30 African and European cities by air. Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport is located 16 kilometers southeast of Abidjan city. 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.

Turkish Airlines flies to Abidjan from Istanbul. With the reciprocal flights arranged four days a week, you can reach Abidjan after a 7-hour and 21-minute flight. Abidjan’s local time is 3 hours behind Turkey.

You can reach the city center from Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport by bus, taxi or rental car. The buses operated by SOTRA run between the city center and the airport and they take airport passengers to Abidjan city center. If you don’t want to go on your journey by public transportation, you can take a taxi to reach the city center. You can also rent a car you prefer from the car rental offices as long as you want if you want your car to be ready for the city use.

 

Bus

The bus number 6 operated by SOTRA picks up the airport passengers from Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport and takes them to Abidjan city center. The bus ride, which costs about 220 West African Francs, takes 25-30 minutes.

Taxi

One of the vehicles the airport passengers can prefer in order to reach the city center after landing is the orange taxi. You should be willing to pay 1600 West African Francs for the taxi ride to reach the city center in about half an hour.

Rent a car

There are many car rental companies outside the terminal building of Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport. The visitors who want to easily travel within Abidjan can rent a car from this point.

Motorcycle

In Abidjan, the locals usually travel with motorcycles and mopeds. You can complete your journey by bargaining with a motorcycle user and ask him/her to take you to the city center.

Metro

It will soon be possible to reach the city from the airport by metro in Abidjan which has been a developing city. The metro construction has been started in 2015 and under development since then. The metro is scheduled to start serving its passengers in 2020.

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2016

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

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

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

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

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