There are currently restrictions on flights to Cotonou along with the rest of Benin. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions
Benin has reopened Cotonou Cadjehoun International Airport for commercial flights. Entry visas are restricted. Entry and exit at border crossings is limited to "extreme necessity" and authorized in liaison with bordering countries.
The land border with Togo is closed.
Travelers are subject to a mandatory 2 COVID-19 testing, a TDR rapid test and a PCR test upon arrival at the Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport. The fee for testing is 50,000 CFA each direction and includes all arrival three tests. Tests for travelers under 5 years old are at no charge. Arriving airlines may require proof of registration or proof of ability to pay prior to boarding.
Travelers will be required to leave their passports with the Immigration Police for 72 hours until the first results are received. Those who test positive for COVID-19 will be subject to government-mandated isolation measures and will receive treatment free of charge.
All travelers entering Benin must self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.
All travelers who stay in Benin longer than 15 days must undergo a third COVID-19 test. The test can be performed at the Palais des congrès in Cotonou or at routine screening sites throughout the country.
If you are looking to book a trip to Cotonou and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
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Cheapest Prices for Cotonou flights by month
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Cotonou is currently November; with August being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.
When is the best time to fly to Cotonou?
LAS - COO
$709 - $2,086
82.4 - 89.6 °F
0.67 - 10.94 inches
November is typically the best time to fly to Cotonou, but there are other times where great deals are available. February sees the temperatures in Cotonou peak to their warmest. June tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.