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Flights to Banfora

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Banfora awaits in southwestern Burkina Faso, closer to the borders of Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. The city sits amongst rolling hills in a region known as the Montagne Guineenne (Guinean Mountains). The surrounding area is home to granite domes and cascading waterfalls, creating a scenic backdrop for the city. Fun fact: Banfora is known for cashew apple production and holds an annual cashew festival each year in February. The festival celebrates the harvest with music, dance, and of course, plenty of cashew-based dishes!

Fancy a trip to Banfora? With over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, Alternative Airlines can help you conveniently book your flights to Banfora. We offer budget-friendly, flexible flight routes to Banfora no matter where you're flying from or when you plan to travel!

Airports near Banfora

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

Ouagadougou International Airport

Located in the capital city of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou International Airport is the closest international airport to Banfora. It is approximately a 7-hour drive from Banfora.


Bobo-Dioulasso Airport

Situated in the city of Bobo-Dioulasso, this regional airport is the second closest option for travellers heading to Banfora. It is around a 2-hour drive from Banfora.


Bamako-Sénou International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Ouagadougou, you can consider flying to Bamako-Sénou International Airport in Mali. It is a larger international airport and is approximately a 6-hour drive from Banfora.


Lomé-Tokoin Airport

Another alternative is to fly to Lomé-Tokoin Airport in Togo. It is a bit further away, but still within a reasonable distance. From Lomé, it would take around 8-9 hours to drive to Banfora.

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Buy your flights to Banfora and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Banfora 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 Banfora

Discovering the many attractions of Banfora can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

The Karfiguéla Waterfalls

Known as one of the most beautiful natural attractions in Burkina Faso, the Karfiguéla Waterfalls in Banfora are a sight to behold. This cascading spectacle of water creates a serene and tranquil environment that appeals to nature lovers and adventure seekers alike. The lush greenery surrounding the falls and the refreshing pools at the bottom provide a perfect spot for relaxation and rejuvenation.

The Sindou Peaks

These unique and dramatic rock formations are a testament to the power of nature. The Sindou Peaks offer a breathtaking panoramic view of the surrounding landscape, making it a must-visit for photographers and nature enthusiasts. The peaks are also home to a variety of wildlife, adding an element of excitement to your visit.

The Domes de Fabedougou

This natural wonder is a collection of limestone formations that have been sculpted by wind and rain over thousands of years. The Domes de Fabedougou are a geological marvel that offers a fascinating insight into the earth's history. The site is also a popular spot for hiking, with trails winding through the domes and offering stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

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