There are 6 ways to get from Accra to Bamako by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Accra (ACC) to Bamako (BKO) ACC - BKO

$101 - $601

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Bus  •  28 h

  1. Take the bus from Accra to Paga
  2. Take the bus from Pô to Ouagadougou
  3. Take the bus from Ouagadougou to Bamako

$60 - $61

4 alternative options

Bus via Marche de Treichville  •  30 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Accra to Abidjan
  2. Take the bus from Abidjan to Bobo Dioulasso
  3. Take the bus from Bobo-Dioulasso to Bamako

Bus #2  •  37 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Accra to Ouagadougou
  2. Take the bus from Ouagadougou to Bamako

$61

Bus, train  •  44 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Accra to Abidjan
  2. Take the train from Treichville to Bobo-Dioulasso
  3. Take the bus from Bobo-Dioulasso to Bamako

Drive  •  23 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Accra to Bamako 973 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Accra to Bamako. However, there are services departing from Accra and arriving at Bamako via Palais de Sports, Abidjan and Bobo-Dioulasso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 4 min.

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The distance between Accra and Bamako is 1164 km. The road distance is 1556.8 km.

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The best way to get from Accra to Bamako without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Accra to Bamako, including transfers.

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Accra to Bamako bus services, operated by Intercity STC Coaches, depart from Accra station.

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The best way to get from Accra to Bamako is to fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28 h.

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There is no direct flight from Accra Airport to Bamako Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Accra to Bamako bus services, operated by TCV, arrive at Bamako station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Accra to Bamako is 1557 km. It takes approximately 23 h 35 min to drive from Accra to Bamako.

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Air Burkina, Brussels Airlines, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Accra Airport to Bamako Airport.

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Map of how to get from Accra to Bamako.
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  • Distance: 727.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Accra, Ghana and Bamako, Mali?

ASKY, Air Cote D'Ivoire and six other airlines fly from Accra to Bamako 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Accra to Bamako via Paga, Pô, and Ouagadougou in around 28 h.

Airlines
Air Cote D'Ivoire
Website
aircotedivoire.com
Flights from Accra to Bamako via Abidjan
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
ASKY
Website
flyasky.com
Flights from Accra to Bamako via Lome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Accra to Bamako via Abidjan
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,200
Mauritania Airlines
Website
mauritaniaairlines.mr
Flights from Accra to Bamako via Abidjan
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Accra to Bamako via Blaise Diagne
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Train operators
train
Train from Treichville to Bobo-Dioulasso
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once a week
Bus operators
Intercity STC Coaches
Phone
+233 55 794 3605
Email
info@stc.gov.gh
Website
stc.gov.gh
Bus from Accra to Paga
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stc.gov.gh
Bus from Accra to Abidjan
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
stc.gov.gh
Bus from Accra to Ouagadougou
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
stc.gov.gh
Rakieta
Phone
20-91-07-00
Email
cbtrakieta@yahoo.fr
Website
transport-rakieta.com
Bus from Pô to Ouagadougou
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
transport-rakieta.com
TCV
Phone
(226) 20 97 75 75
Email
contact@tcv-bus.com
Website
tcv-sa.com
Bus from Ouagadougou to Bamako
Ave. Duration
12 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
tcv-sa.com
Bus from Abidjan to Bobo Dioulasso
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tcv-sa.com
Bus from Bobo-Dioulasso to Bamako
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tcv-sa.com

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The best way to get from Accra to Accra Airport is to drive which takes 6 min and costs .

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