Favourite airline: TAP Portugal
The most popular airline for flights from London to Accra is TAP Portugal.
TAP Portugal
13 %
Turkish Airlines
11 %
British Airways
3 %
Tip: book 6 months before departure
If booked 6 months before travel, flights cost only £320.00.
179 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Monday
Cheap flights on this route are operated on Monday.
Direct flights are more expensive
Direct flights on this route are £123.00 more expensive on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
06h 30min
13h 40min
26h 40min
£399
£276
£310
Favourite connection: via Lisbon
Stopover flights on this route are especially popular via Lisbon, making up 13 % of bookings.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Lisbon
13h 40min, from £276
13 %
1 stopover Istanbul
27h 35min, from £386
10 %
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
27h 45min, from £326
9 %

Enjoying the sights and sounds of Accra

Accra is a tourist haven that offers a wide array of attractions, including palm-lined beaches, forts and castles. This African city boasts a rich cultural heritage and is a great place to enjoy original Ghanaian cuisine. Some of the attractions that you must consider visiting include the National Theatre and Jamestown. The National Theatre offers a glimpse of local talent when it comes to performing arts. It hosts different types of acts to suit different tastes. Located east of the Korle Lagoon, Jamestown is a viable option for visitors seeking to experience Ghana's cultural heritage.

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Accra - when to go

The ideal time to travel to Accra is during the period between November and April. Although Accra is hot and humid throughout the year, you will enjoy your stay more during the dry months. The rainy season occurs between March and September. There is also a short period of rains in October. The metropolis hosts a number of festivals, including the Homowo festival and the Panafest. Homowo is a colourful event that celebrates the victory over drought and hunger.

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Accra - before you go

Accra is a relatively safe city; however, you should still stay vigilant at all times

All visitors to Ghana are required to possess a certificate of immunisation against yellow fever before entering the country. Malaria is also a concern owing to the year round hot and humid conditions. It is best to see your GP before your journey to enquire about any recommended vaccines. 

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Important local information

Kotoka International Airport offers a number of airport transfer options, including taxis and car hire. The information desk can help arrange transfers whenever necessary; however, taxis are also available outside the terminal building at car park 2, next to the arrivals exit. The majority of taxicabs do not use metres, you must agree on a price before leaving the facility. Various car rental firms have offices at the airport and provide an assortment of vehicle options to suit varying budgets and preferences. The city centre lies about 10 kilometres from Kotoka International Airport.

Accra boasts a comprehensive variety of accommodation options ranging from budget establishments to luxury hotels. The majority of beach hotels are located a short distance from the airport and the city centre. The area hosts a number of smaller hotels offering a high-end boutique experience.

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