There are 4 ways to get from Accra to Bolgatanga by plane, car or bus

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Fly to Tamale, drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Accra (ACC) to Tamale (TML) ACC - TML
  2. Drive from Tamale to Bolgatanga

$89 - $190

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Bus  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Accra to Bolgatanga

$20

2 alternative options

Fly to Ouagadougou, bus, drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Accra (ACC) to Ouagadougou (OUA) ACC - OUA
  2. Take the bus from Ouagadougou to Pô
  3. Drive from Pô to Bolgatanga

$230 - $393

Drive  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Accra to Bolgatanga 458.6 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Accra to Bolgatanga is to bus which costs $20 and takes 12 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Accra to Bolgatanga is to fly and drive which costs $85 - $190 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Accra and arriving at Bolgatanga. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 21 min.

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The distance between Accra and Bolgatanga is 586 km. The road distance is 733.7 km.

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The best way to get from Accra to Bolgatanga without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 21 min and costs $20.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Accra to Bolgatanga, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Accra Airport to Tamale Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Accra to Bolgatanga bus services, operated by Intercity STC Coaches, arrive at Bolgatanga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Accra to Bolgatanga is 734 km. It takes approximately 10 h 36 min to drive from Accra to Bolgatanga.

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Africa World Airlines offers flights from Accra Airport to Tamale Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Bolgatanga. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Accra to Bolgatanga.
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  • Distance: 366.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Accra, Ghana and Bolgatanga, Ghana?

Intercity STC Coaches operates a bus from Accra to Bolgatanga twice daily. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 12 h 21 min.

Airlines
Africa World Airlines
Website
flyawa.com.gh
Flights from Accra to Tamale
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Air Burkina
Website
air-burkina.com
Flights from Accra to Ouagadougou
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Accra to Ouagadougou
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3,500 - $8,500
Bus operators
Rakieta
Phone
20-91-07-00
Email
cbtrakieta@yahoo.fr
Website
transport-rakieta.com
Bus from Ouagadougou to Pô
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
transport-rakieta.com
Intercity STC Coaches
Phone
+233 55 794 3605
Email
info@stc.gov.gh
Website
stc.gov.gh
Bus from Accra to Bolgatanga
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stc.gov.gh

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