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There are 2 ways to get from Dakar to Bamako Airport (BKO) by train, plane or car

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Train, fly  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Colobane to Diamniadio
  2. Fly from Blaise Diagne (DSS) to Bamako (BKO) DSS - BKO

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Drive  •  17h 35m

  1. Drive from Dakar to Bamako Airport (BKO) 1263.4 km

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The cheapest way to get from Dakar to Bamako Airport (BKO) is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 17h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Dakar to Bamako Airport (BKO) is to train and fly which takes 5h 17m and costs $75 - $600.

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The distance between Dakar and Bamako Airport (BKO) is 1054 km. The road distance is 1263.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Dakar to Bamako Airport (BKO), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Blaise Diagne Airport to Bamako Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dakar to Bamako Airport (BKO) is 1263 km. It takes approximately 17h 35m to drive from Dakar to Bamako Airport (BKO).

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FlexFlight ApS, Groupe Transair, Air Senegal and three other airlines offer flights from Blaise Diagne Airport to Bamako Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Bamako Airport (BKO). Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dakar to Bamako Airport (BKO).
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  • Distance: 1053.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Dakar, Senegal and Bamako Airport (BKO), Mali?

There is no direct connection from Dakar to Bamako Airport (BKO). However, you can take the train to Diamniadio, take the walk to Diamniadio TER station, take the bus to Dakar AIBD, take the walk to Blaise Diagne airport, then fly to Bamako. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Bamako Airport (BKO).

Airlines
Air Burkina
Website
air-burkina.com
Flights from Blaise Diagne to Bamako
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Mauritania Airlines
Website
mauritaniaairlines.mr
Flights from Blaise Diagne to Bamako
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Blaise Diagne to Bamako
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Groupe Transair
Website
groupetransair.sn
Flights from Blaise Diagne to Bamako
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Air Senegal
Website
flyairsenegal.com
Flights from Blaise Diagne to Bamako
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Blaise Diagne to Bamako
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Train operators
Dakar TER
Phone
+221 33 920 00 40
Email
serviceclients@terdakar.sn
Website
terdakar.sn
Train from Colobane to Diamniadio
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
terdakar.sn
First Class
$5
Second class
$3

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