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There are 4 ways to get from Cotonou to Tema by plane, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Cotonou (COO) to Accra (ACC)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cotonou to Accra

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Bus via Community 8

  1. Take the bus from Cotonou to Accra

Drive

  1. Drive from Cotonou to Tema

Cotonou (COO) to Accra (ACC) flights

The flight time between Cotonou (COO) and Accra (ACC) is around 3h 51m and covers a distance of around 295 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 3m. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 40m. Services are operated by ASKY, Air Cote D'Ivoire and Air Burkina. Typically eight flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
1h 47m
Layover time:
2h 3m
Total time:
3h 51m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
2h 40m
Flight distance:
295 km
Flights per week:
8
Cheapest price:
$346
Carbon emissions:
59 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
10:05
Last flight departs at:
11:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cotonou (COO) to Accra (ACC) flight schedules

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ghana

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Last updated: October 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cotonou to Tema is to bus which costs $6 - $8 and takes 7h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Cotonou to Tema is to fly which costs $280 - $650 and takes 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cotonou to Tema. However, there are services departing from Cotonou and arriving at Ashaiman Overhead via Neoplan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 37m.

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The distance between Cotonou and Tema is 281 km. The road distance is 321.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cotonou to Tema without a car is to bus which takes 7h 37m and costs $6 - $8.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to get from Cotonou to Tema, including transfers.

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Cotonou to Tema bus services, operated by Chisco Group, depart from Cotonou station.

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The best way to get from Cotonou to Tema is to fly which takes 3h 5m and costs $280 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $6 - $8 and takes 7h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Cotonou Airport to Accra Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Cotonou to Tema bus services, operated by Chisco Group, arrive at Accra station.

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Map of how to get from Cotonou to Tema.
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  • Distance: 280.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 5m

What companies run services between Cotonou, Benin and Tema, Ghana?

ASKY, Air Cote D'Ivoire and Air Burkina fly from Cotonou to Tema once daily. Alternatively, Chisco Group operates a bus from Cotonou to Accra twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
ASKY
Website
flyasky.com
Flights from Cotonou to Accra via Lome
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Air Burkina
Website
air-burkina.com
Flights from Cotonou to Accra via Abidjan
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $800
Bus operators
Chisco Group
Website
chiscogroupng.com
Bus from Cotonou to Accra
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
chiscotransport.com.ng
Intercity STC Coaches
Phone
+233 55 794 3605
Email
info@stc.gov.gh
Website
stc.gov.gh
Bus from Cotonou to Accra
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
stc.gov.gh

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Yes, the driving distance between Cotonou to Tema is 321 km. It takes approximately 4h 52m to drive from Cotonou to Tema.

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Air Cote D'Ivoire, Air Burkina and ASKY offer flights from Cotonou Airport to Accra Airport.

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The best way to get from Cotonou to Cotonou Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $1.

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