There are 4 ways to get from Antananarivo to Ambanja by plane, taxi, car or bus

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

Recommended option

Fly to Antsiranana, taxi  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Antananarivo (TNR) to Antsiranana (DIE) TNR - DIE
  2. Take a taxi from Antsiranana to Ambanja

$456 - $832

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Besady + to Ambanja Antananarivo

$19

2 alternative options

Fly to Sambava, drive  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Antananarivo (TNR) to Sambava (SVB) TNR - SVB
  2. Drive from Sambava to Ambanja

Drive  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Antananarivo to Ambanja 552.6 miles

What companies run services between Antananarivo, Madagascar and Ambanja, MG-D, Madagascar?

Trans Besady + operates a bus from Antananarivo to Ambanja twice daily. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 17 h 27 min.

Airlines
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Antananarivo to Antsiranana
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Flights from Antananarivo to Antsiranana via Sambava
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Flights from Antananarivo to Sambava
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Antananarivo to Sambava via Tamatave
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Bus operators
Trans Besady +
Phone
+261320507200
Email
gutenbesady@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Besady + to Ambanja
Ave. Duration
17 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Antsiranana to Ambanja
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Antananarivo to Ambanja?

The distance between Antananarivo and Ambanja is 591 km. The road distance is 884 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Antananarivo to Ambanja?

The cheapest way to get from Antananarivo to Ambanja is to bus which costs $19 and takes 17 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Antananarivo to Ambanja?

The quickest way to get from Antananarivo to Ambanja is to fly and taxi which takes 6 h 56 min and costs $450 - $850.

Is there a direct bus between Antananarivo and Ambanja?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Besady + and arriving at Ambanja. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 27 min.

How long does it take to get from Antananarivo to Ambanja?

It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Antananarivo to Ambanja, including transfers.