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Kotoka 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 Accra City Center from Airport

Ghana's capital and largest city, Accra is also the political, economic and cultural center of the country. Kotoka International Airport in the city, which is sister cities with Adana and Samsun in Turkey and Chicago and Washington in the United States, connects the important cities of Africa and the world and Accra.

The airport that hosts about 3 million passengers per year is not very big. However, it is possible to find almost anything here that travelers may need before and after the flight. The airport serves with two terminals; domestic flights take place from Terminal 1 while international flights take place from Terminal 2.

You can switch between terminals before leaving the airport. Restaurants, cafes, duty-free shops and private passenger lounges are located in Terminal 2, from where international flights take place. There is also a VIP Lounge, which is usually used by diplomats, at the airport. It is possible to fly directly from Istanbul to Accra via Turkish Airlines flights. The city also has direct flights to cities such as London, Beirut, Amsterdam, Barcelona, ​​Lisbon and New York. In the city, the period from May to July and from August to October is mostly rainy. If you are traveling outside of these months, you will be able to explore the city more easily.

Located 9 kilometers north of the city, the airport welcomes close to 2 million passengers each year. There are taxis, buses, hotel services, limousine among the options in Accra to reach the city center from the airport. You can easily get to Accra city center or other nearby areas by renting a car from airport.

Taxi

You can use the taxi to get to Accra city center from Kotoka International Airport. The fare for the first kilometer of the taxis, waiting for passengers at the airport for almost all day time, is $ 1.55. Then you need to pay $ 0.55 per kilometer. You can also make reservations online via the internet.

Most of the taxis in the city do not have a taximeter. For this reason, you should absolutely agree with the driver about the price before taking the taxi. If you are a crowded group, taxi drivers can ask you to pay more. Depending on the traffic and the route, the journey from the airport to the city center takes about 25-50 minutes by taxi.

Bus

There are no bus lines serving from the airport to the city center in Accra. However, once you reach the city center from the airport, you can take the buses to other parts of the city or other nearby cities.

Airport Shuttles

You can also reach the center of the city from Accra Airport by the airport shuttles provided by the hotels in the city. Almost every hotel has shuttle service to the airport. However, before you use these services, you should also remember that you must negotiate the price with your hotel and make sure to have a reservation.

If you are a bit late for this, you can use the shuttles on the way back and easily reach the airport. The most important advantage of airport shuttles compared to the taxi is that you usually do not need to pay any additional fees once you agree about the price.

Car Rental

At Accra Airport you can rent a car from the offices that meet the passengers at Terminal 2 and drive to the center of the city with a private vehicle. International companies such as AVIS, Budget and Hertz are among the rental companies waiting for you here. Car rental is one of the best options in Accra not just in the city center, but also for traveling around and nearby.

Moreover, rental prices are not very high. Car rentals are among the best choices, especially for families who come to town. You can deliver the vehicles you rented from the airport to the branches of the rental offices in the city center, or you can deliver the vehicle to the offices in the airport again on your way back.

Private Vehicle

You can also come to the airport by your own car. You can leave your car in Kotoka International Airport carpark for a while. Parking at the airport is $ 1.20 for the first hour. You only have to pay $ 0.20 for each subsequent hour.

Limousine

If you want to make both a luxury and a more comfortable trip to the city center, you can also rent a limousine in the city. Limousines, which are usually preferred by diplomats coming from different cities, are of course slightly more expensive than other vehicles. However, if you consider paying much for a comfortable trip, you can also rent limousines.

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2017

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

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

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

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