Last updated on November 26th, 2023 at 06:15 pm
How To Get From Dakar Airport To City Center Best Way – You can go by bus, taxi and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From Dakar Airport To City Center?
The distance from Blaise Diagne International Airport to downtown is 60 kilometers. Click here to book online Dakar activities and day trips
The travel time by taxi from Dakar airport to Dakar city center is around 1 hour and the taxi fare is around $25 USD which is 15000 XOF.
What Is The Cheapest Way From Dakar Airport To City Center?
The cheapest way from Dakar airport to city center is by bus for 250 XOF which is less than $1 USD. The bus travel time from Dakar airport to downtown is around 1 hour and 30 minutes.
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HOW TO GET FROM DAKAR AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN
BUS FROM DAKAR AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Dakar airport to city center is by bus. The Dakar Dem Dikk Bus Number 8 from Dakar Airport to city center are running every 10-20 starting from 6 am until 9 pm.
The bus fare is 250 XOF which is less than $1 USD for one way for adults. You can get the tickets to the bus driver and get the bus in Arrivals Terminal at the airport. The bus travel time from Dakar airport to city center is 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The Dakar Dem Dikk Bus Number 8 from Blaise Diagne International Airport is going to Yoff, Patte d’Oie, Cité des Eaux, Rocade Fann and Palais de Justice in Dakar city center near your accommodation area.
Senecartours and Bus Number 404 are going from Dakar airport to city center. Senecartours is a shuttle bus going from the airport to your hotel for around $15-20 USD.
Bus Number 404 can cost around $2 USD. Just make sure check them out if you want to avoid taking a taxi from Dakar airport.
We will have to verify this but based in a reader’s (April 2022) experience: Gare Routière De Patte d’oie (next to Stade Léopold Serdar Senghor) buses are leaving every full hour. The bus travel time is 1 hour and 30 minutes. The bus fare is 6000 XOF which is around $10 USD.
Ask to your accommodation place in they can include the transportation from Blaise Diagne International Airport to downtown and you will save a few dollars.
TER METRO TRAIN SCHEDULE FROM DAKAR AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
The TER Metro Train schedule from Dakar to city center is running every 15 minutes starting from 6 30 am to 10 pm.
The TER Metro Train fare is 1500 XOF which is $2.5 USD in second class and 2500 XOF which is around $4 USD in first class (you will avoid waiting time). The travel time by TER Metro Train from Dakar airport to city center is 45 minutes.
The TER Metro Train from Dakar airport is going to Diamniadio as a final stop.
TAXI FROM DAKAR AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
The travel time by taxi from Dakar airport to city center is around 1 hour and the taxi fare is $25 USD which is 5000 XOF. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER FROM DAKAR AIRPORT TO DAKAR CITY CENTER
If you are ordering Uber in Dakar you should know that prices are similar to taxis. You can pre-book with the app from your phone and go to the pickup point in the airport. Expect to pay around 20-25 USD depending on your destination and time of the day with Uber from Blaise Diagne International Airport to city center.
BEST WAY FROM DAKAR AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
The best way from Dakar airport to city center is by local Bus Number 8 for less than $1 USD if you are traveling on a budget and the travel time is around 1 hour and 30 minutes.
You can also get shuttle buses to your hotel from the airport but it will cost from $2-10 USD depending on your final destination and how many people are joining.
If you are traveling in a group or you prefer more comfort you can get a taxi or private transportation directly to your accommodation place in Dakar.
WHERE TO STAY IN DAKAR
For accommodation in Dakar, you can find deals starting from $25 USD per room. If you prefer mid-budget accommodation will cost $40-60 USD and for $80 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Senegal.
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