At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Burkina Faso is currently October; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.
LAS - OUA
$860 - $1,548
There are plenty of attractive Burkina Faso flight deals from Chicago, New York City, and San Francisco. Flights from Chicago to Ouagadougou Airport, Burkina Faso, take between 19h 25min and 27h 25min. The actual duration of the flight is based on the amount of time spent at a layover and the number of stops a flight has to make before finally landing at Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. If you are flying to Burkina Faso from New York, it will take between 13h 50min and 20h 55min to arrive at Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso. Flights from San Francisco to Burkina Faso take between 23h 20min and 46h 30min.
Unfortunately, nonstop flights to Burkina Faso from the United States are not available. It would be easier to fly to Burkina Faso from John F. Kennedy (JFK) in New York since most flights from JFK make one layover at either Paris De Gaulle Airport (CDG), Lomé–Tokoin Airport (LFW), or Istanbul Airport (IST). In case you are flying to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, from O’Hare Airport (ORD) in Chicago, anticipate either one or two layovers at either John F. Kennedy (JFK), Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Atlanta Hartsfield–Jackson Airport (ATL), or Schipol Airport (AMS). Those flying from San Francisco Airport to Burkina Faso should expect layovers at JFK, CDG, AMS, Vancouver Airport (YVR), or Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Flights from Washington DC have layovers at CDG, ATL, Addis Ababa Bole Airport (ADD), or Niamey Airport (NIM). Logan Airport in Boston also operates flights to Burkina Faso, with layovers at CDG, JFK, LFW, IST, Newark Airport (EWR), or Kotoka Airport (ACC) in Accra.
There are green taxis at Ouagadougou Airport, Burkina Faso, which provide comfortable transportation to Ouagadougou city. Taxi fares are negotiable since they vary depending on time, though they should not be more than about $9.20. You can also pre-book a hotel shuttle waiting to transport you to hotels in the city once you arrive. Travelers also can drive themselves around the glorious city in a rental car that they can obtain from the national car rental company located at the bustling airport.
Ouagadougou city’s culture and art are unlike any other. To experience the city’s rich culture, head over to the Grand Marché market, which has everything from West African textiles to fabric, housewares, and vegetables. Art lovers will love being at the Artisan Market, which features plenty of sculptures, musical instruments, and trinkets for sale. Another must-visit attraction is the central mosque, which represents Burkina Faso’s religious culture. The grand mosque stands tall right in the heart of Ouagadougou city. Approximately 30min away from the city center is the famous National Museum, which showcases items that represent the culture of the locals, like traditional clothes and masks. If you are curious about Burkina Faso’s music culture, pass by the musical instrument museum, which has several instruments on display.
United States citizens must produce a visa valid for a maximum of 3months before traveling to Ouagadougou Airport, Ouagadougou. A passport is also mandatory if you want to fly to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Getting your Burkina Faso visa in advance gives you the advantage of paying less than getting it upon arrival and will help you gain several entries into the country for at least five years. The advance visa is obtained from the Burkina Faso Embassy for around $140, while the one received upon arrival at the Burkina Faso airport costs around $190.