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Departure Sat, 13 Jul Return Tue, 16 Jul
LGW London
ACC Accra
return from £555
Departure Sat, 13 Jul Return Sun, 04 Aug
BHX Birmingham
ACC Accra
return from £750
Departure Mon, 15 Jul Return Mon, 22 Jul
MAN Manchester
ACC Accra
return from £614
Departure Sat, 27 Jul Return Sat, 10 Aug
LOS Lagos
ACC Accra
return from £194
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Travelling to Accra

Accra Attractions

Accra is the vibrant capital of Ghana and one of the fastest-growing cities in Africa. Its history dates as far back as 30,000 to 40,000 years when it was founded by the Ga people. By the turn of the 17th century, Accra has gone through Portuguese, Swedish, French, Dutch and British rule with the town serving as a major gold trading centre. It was the capital of the British Gold Coast colony in 1877. Today, this bustling urban centre is the economic powerhouse of the country and is the seat of government. Holidaymakers who visit the capital will love its shops, tasty food and great nightlife. Discover here the best deals for a Flight + Hotel to Accra!

Things to do in Accra

A visit to Accra is an unforgettable experience for it is unlike any other city you have visited with its distinct sights, sounds and smells. Stroll through its colourful markets, sample delicious street food or haggle like a local. Relax at its beaches, explore historic museums or marvel at colonial architecture. Visitors on flights to Accra will be spoilt for choice from relaxing to exciting activities.

When visiting Accra, be sure to:

  • Go to the vast Independence Square and look at the Eternal Flame of Liberation
  • Climb to the top of the Jamestown Lighthouse for superb views of the city
  • Join the crowds at the lively Makola Market and browse for anything under the sun
  • Cool off at Labadi Beach, also known as La Pleasure Beach, and unwind or party with the locals
  • Hop on a tro tro (minibus) and experience the Ghanaian way of commuting in the city
  • Make your way out to Osu Castle, erected by the Danes in 1659 and now the seat of government
  • Learn about the culture and history of Ghana through the exhibits at the National Museum
  • Visit the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum built in honour of the first prime minister and president of the country
  • Drop in at the Cape Coast Castle, a fort originally built by the Swedes
  • Relax at the Aburi Botanical Gardens and soak up its serene location
Accra

Accra Airports

Kotoka International Airport is the primary airport serving Accra. There are two terminals at the airport. Terminal 1 is primarily for domestic and reginal flights while Terminal 2 caters to international and long-haul flights. Restaurants, parking, lounges, cash dispensing machines and shops are available for the comfort and convenience of travellers.

  • Kotoka International Airport

    Top Carriers

    The top carriers that fly in and out of this airport are the following: South African Airways, Kenya Airways and Arik Air.

    Location

    Kotoka International Airport is located roughly 10 km from the city centre.

    Transportation

    Passengers arriving at KIA have several options to get from the airport to their hotels: buses, metered taxis and car rentals. Non-metered cabs are also available for travellers to the city cenrtre and other destinations in the vicinity. STC buses are offered for those who wish to use public transport as well as the famous tro tros, which are shared rides in a minivan.

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