Flights to Ouagadougou

How to Find Cheap Flights to Ouagadougou

Are you looking for cheap flights to Ouagadougou? You can book online at Skyscanner for the simplest and fastest flight solutions to the city. The site also favours last-minute flights to Ouagadougou.


When to Book

The city hosts numerous annual festivities that display the rich culture of the country. Jazz à Ouaga, for instance, has become an important festival for music enthusiasts. The musical programme satisfies the ever increasing international public.


The PanAfrican Film and Television Festival takes place annually in the second week of March. This event encourages interaction of African filmmakers with their counterparts from far and wide. The exhibition displays the great talent in the country.


FESTIMA festival is a traditional celebration characterised by folk songs and masked dances. The event takes place every two years and is attended by almost 40 villages with a particular group of masks. The festival is a collective moment for socialisation by both visitors and locals.


Airports with Direct Flights from the U.K.

Travellers can book direct flights from the U.K. to Ouagadougou. The most frequent airline offering these flights is Air France. Most landings take place at Ouagadougou Airport (OUA). The average time to fly directly from London, a distance of 2,714 miles, is 7 hours 20 minutes.


Airlines That Fly to Ouagadougou from the U.K.

The airlines include:


• Air France

• Turkish Airlines

• Brussels Airlines

• Royal Air Maroc

• Tunisair


These airlines also offer last-minute flights to Ouagadougou.



The principal airport in the city is Ouagadougou Airport (OUA). The airport is about 1 mile from the city's central commercial area. Other airports close to Ouagadougou include:


• Tamale Airport (TML) - 55 miles

• Bobo Dioulasso Airport (BOY) - 104 miles

• Niamey Airport (NIM) - 117 miles


The airport offers accommodation, bus transportation to the city's commercial area, and car rental facilities. Visitors at Ouagadougou Airport have access to taxi services.


When to Go

All the mentioned airlines have options of cheap flights to Ouagadougou. As you browse through Skyscanner, you will access information including visitor traffic and the visitor peak season to help you plan your flights to Ouagadougou. The best period to visit the city is between November and February.


What's the Weather Like?

The dry season in Ouagadougou is usually from November to May. During this season, the region experiences the Harmattan, the hot Saharan wind. The rainy season is between June and December. The annual average temperature is 28 degrees Celsius.


City Guide: What to See and Do

The capital can be accessed on foot. The eastern part of the city lies the Arli National Park. Visitors get to see the many wild animals in their natural habitat. The animals include monkeys, gazelles, elephants, antelopes, and lions.


The environment favours hiking and cycling activities. The places of interest in this area include Lake Tengrela, Karfiguéla Falls, and the Sindou cliffs.


The Provincial Museum of Houet is to the north of the city. Visitors can view the magnificent modern African art collections alongside other traditional objects. The grand mosque that represents the ethnic Bobo is also found in the same area.


Ouagadougou is a destination for art, culture, and festivities. Availability of direct flights to Ouagadougou makes it more conducive for visitors. For any information regarding the flights, visit Skyscanner.

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