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Home Flights Africa Burkina Faso Cheap flights to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Cheap flights to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Popular in June High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price $980 Average for round-trip flights in November 2020
Round-trip from $733 From New York to Ouagadougou
One-way from $675 One-way flight from New York to Ouagadougou
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Ouagadougou related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Ouagadougou along with the rest of Burkina Faso. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

Commercial flights to Burkina Faso have resumed.

Entry requirements

Travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR (nasal swab) test issued within 5 days prior to arrival. Test other than PCR test are currently not accepted. If a passenger does not arrive with a negative COVID-19 test, a rapid COVID-19 test will be performed at the airport, at a cost of 90,000 CFA (approximately 155 US Dollars) and the passenger will be detained until results are available.

Quarantine requirements

All arriving travelers without a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result are subject to a 14-day quarantine at a location of their own choice, and at their own cost. Daily controls will be carried out by Burkina Faso authorities, including temperature tests. COVID-19 tests will be carried out on the 1st, 8th and 14th day following arrival.

. If you are looking to book a trip to Ouagadougou and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.

Cheapest Prices for Ouagadougou flights by month

January
$891
February
$935
March
$895
April
$890
May
$991
June
$1,078
July
$1,252
August
$1,105
September
$926
October
$860
November
$880
December
$1,042
October is currently the cheapest month to fly to Ouagadougou. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Ouagadougou?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
NYC - OUA
Price
$860 - $1,548
OUA
Temperature
87.8 - 104 °F
OUA
Rainfall
0 - 7.99 inches

Ouagadougou has a very hot and humid climate. The average temperatures hover around 80 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year, and even the months of December, January and February are not very cold. Tourists coming from cold regions should consider traveling during these months to enjoy warmer temperatures. March, April and May are hot and sunny months, which are also ideal for visitors from cold regions.

Monsoon season starts in May and reaches its peak in July, August and September, and this time is also best for those seeking cheaper travel. October and November are dry and hot months, and this is the best time for festivals and annual events in Ouagadougou.

When is the best time to book a flight to Ouagadougou?

The price you pay for your flight to Ouagadougou may vary depending on when you book.For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 44 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Ouagadougou?

The cheapest day to fly to Ouagadougou is usually Saturday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Ouagadougou?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Ouagadougou trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

City overview

As the capital city of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, or Ouaga, as it’s known locally, has a long history for visitors to explore. With parks, natural animal habitats and museums throughout, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Ouaga.

Culture abounds in the city, especially in places like La Musee National, the national museum. Music is also an important piece of Ouagadougou, as seen at attractions like the National Museum of Music and the Musee de Manega. The National Museum of Music houses all sorts of local and traditional instruments, while the Musee de Manega combines local instruments with cultural heritage items like rifles.

Urban parks offer a welcome retreat in Ouagadougou. Bangre-Weoogo is one such park that’s worth a visit, filled with trails where visitors can hike and walk throughout the forests. A small zoo within the park also lets visitors get a close look at Ouagadougou’s natural inhabitants.

Another popular park is Jardin de l’amitie Ouaga-Loudun, which translates into the “Garden of Ouaga-Loudun Friendship.” The green space stands as a symbol of the twin cities of Ouaga and Loudun in France. La Place du Grand Lyon is also a noteworthy monument, erected in the city center to honor the city’s relationship with Lyon in France.

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Getting around Ouagadougou

Taxis are the most convenient option to get around the capital. Green taxis serve as the public transportation system and follow specific routes. Travelers can also hire yellow cabs to go anywhere in the city. These are metered taxis that are more expensive than their green counterparts but also offer private rides.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Ouagadougou Airport (OUA) sits in the city’s center and serves the capital of Burkina Faso. With a convenient location in the heart of Ouagadougou, travelers arriving through this airport can easily reach their destinations within the city. Two taxis – green, public taxis and yellow, private taxis – connect travelers with their destinations.

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