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There are 3 ways to get from Accra to Tamale by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 25 min

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

$77 - $174

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Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Accra to Tamale

$21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Accra to Tamale 379.5 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Accra to Tamale is to bus which costs $21 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Accra to Tamale is to fly which costs $75 - $180 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Accra and arriving at Tamale. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Accra and Tamale is 433 km. The road distance is 607.3 km.

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The best way to get from Accra to Tamale without a car is to bus which takes 8 h and costs $21.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Accra to Tamale, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Accra to Tamale is to fly which takes 1 h 25 min and costs $75 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 and takes 8 h.

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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 Tamale bus services, operated by Intercity STC Coaches, arrive at Tamale station.

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Map of how to get from Accra to Tamale.
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  • Distance: 270.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

Africa World Airlines flies from Accra to Tamale 4 times a day. Alternatively, Intercity STC Coaches operates a bus from Accra to Tamale twice daily. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Africa World Airlines
Website
flyawa.com.gh
Flights from Accra to Tamale
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Bus operators
Intercity STC Coaches
Phone
+233 55 794 3605
Email
info@stc.gov.gh
Website
stc.gov.gh
Bus from Accra to Tamale
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
stc.gov.gh

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Yes, the driving distance between Accra to Tamale is 607 km. It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to drive from Accra to Tamale.

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

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There are 14+ hotels available in Tamale. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Accra to Accra Airport is to drive which takes 6 min and costs $1.

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