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Aberdeen Intl. Airport

Transportation to Dakar Airport from the City Center

In the city where the rail transport system is not available, the only public transport alternative is the bus to get to the airport from the city center. You can reach the airport by bus only during the day as it does not serve at night.

You can rent a car from the city center, use hotel shuttle or take a taxi to get to the airport in about half an hour in normal traffic conditions. Private shuttle services are another convenient alternative.

Airport Shuttle Service

These private shuttle services, which operate with car rental logic, take you from your address and leave you at the airport gate. In order to benefit from this service, it is absolutely necessary to make a reservation in advance. You can ask your hotel to help you with the reservation. This service costs a little bit more than normal taxi.  


You can reach the airport by bus number 8, which can be accessed from the city center. This bus line operates between 06:00 and 21:00. Since bus is the only public transport you can use to get to the airport, it is not possible to get to the airport by public transport from the city center if your flight is at night.

Hotel Shuttle

You should learn in advance whether your hotel offers this service and make a reservation. With the hotel shuttle you will be picked up right in front of your hotel at the most convenient time and you will have a very comfortable means of transportation to reach the airport.


Cars that work as a taxi in Dakar are quite old, but they are often preferred for fast and cheap transportation. You should definitely negotiate a good deal about the fare beforehand with your driver. You can get information about an average rate from your hotel and ask there for a taxi call. So you do not have to worry about the amount you will pay. You can reach the airport from the city center in a half hour by taxi.

Car Rental

You can rent a car suitable for your budget by contacting the car rental offices located in the city center. You can find both extremely cheap as well as luxury car options. If you are renting the car only for the last day to get to the airport, it is a convenience to ask for a car with a driver. The hotel you are staying at can also help you about car rental.

Airport Information

The airport in Dakar's northern district is named after Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegal's first president. The public also refer to the airport as Dakar Yoff Airport, with the airport’s former name. International flights as well as charter flights and cargo flights are organized from the airport. Dakar Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport offers only basic services.

A new airport is being built as an alternative to the airport, which cannot satisfy its guests both in terms of capacity and facilities. There is no clear information on when the airport, whose construction started in 2007, will be opened.

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2017

Transportation to Aberdeen City Center from Airport

There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to get to the city center from Aberdeen International Airport, which is only 10 km away. Methods of transportation available to get to the city center from the airport include buses, trains, taxis, or rental cars.


Taking a taxi to the city from the airport is a very convenient method of transportation. Comcab taxis are the only authorized taxi company that serves the airport. This company offers passengers the opportunity to make a reservation in advance and accepts payments via credit card. The taxi company also features vehicles that are equipped to handle special requirements, such as wheelchairs.


There are two bus lines that provide transportation from the airport to the city center. Bus line 80 operates from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays and bus line 727 operates from 4:30 am to 12 am on weekdays and from 5:30 am to 11 pm on weekends. Both buses depart from the bus terminal located at the airport. You have to get a bus ticket in advance. It takes about 30 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by bus.


The train station is located about 3 km from the airport and is accessible by bus or taxi. Traveling to the city by train is a more affordable transportation alternative. You can purchase tickets at the station or make a reservation online in advance. If you book a ticket online it is almost half the price. The train runs from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays. Trains run every hour Monday to Saturday and less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

There are various rental car companies at the airport that serve passengers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Rental car companies at the airport that you can choose from include Avis, Hertz, National, Europcar and Enterprise. You can easily rent the brand and model vehicle you want and enjoy a nice drive to the city.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Dakar-Aberdeen flights?

For Dakar-Aberdeen flights, you can use Leopold Sedar Senghor Intl. Airport, Blaise Diagne Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Aberdeen Intl. Airport, Aberdeen Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Dakar-Aberdeen and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Dakar-Aberdeen is 4894 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 6 hour .

Which day is the most convenient for Dakar-Aberdeen flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Dakar-Aberdeen flights is Monday.

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