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Flights to Arua

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Arua is a town in northwestern Uganda, close to the border with South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. It's a good choice for travellers interested in experiencing Ugandan culture and history outside the usual tourist spots. Arua has a long history as a trading centre, and visitors can learn about the region's past at the Arua Hill Memorial Monument. The area is also home to the Lugbara people, and you can visit local villages to learn about their way of life. If you're looking for outdoor activities, you can climb Arua Hill for panoramic views of the town, or visit nearby waterfalls like the Abairo-Yia Calu or Miriadu. Arua is a convenient starting point for exploring Murchison Falls National Park, known for its wildlife and boat safaris on the Nile River.

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Airports near Arua

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Arua, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Arua becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Entebbe International Airport

Located in Entebbe, approximately 380 kilometres away from Arua, this is the main international airport in Uganda. It offers direct flights to various destinations in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.


Juba International Airport

Situated in Juba, South Sudan, Juba International Airport is around 250 kilometres from Arua. It serves as a regional airport with connections to several African cities.


Gulu Airport

If you prefer a more local airport, Gulu Airport is a viable option. It is located in Gulu, about 150 kilometres from Arua. However, please note that Gulu Airport has limited international connections, so you may need a connecting flight from a larger airport.


Kigali International Airport

Although it is not within driving distance, Kigali International Airport in Rwanda is a major hub in East Africa. It offers a wide range of international flights and is approximately 500 kilometres away from Arua. You can consider taking a connecting flight from Kigali to a more local airport near Arua.

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Buy your flights to Arua and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Arua offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Arua

Exploring Arua's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

Experience the Unspoiled Beauty of Mt. Liru

Discover the breathtaking views, diverse wildlife, and serene hiking trails of Mt. Liru, a must-visit for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Arua Public Library

Immerse yourself in Uganda's rich history and culture through the vast collection of books and artifacts at the Arua Public Library, a treasure trove for history buffs and curious minds.

Arua's Local Markets

Indulge in the vibrant colours, tantalizing aromas, and authentic flavours of Arua's local markets. A culinary journey that will tantal your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

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