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Flights to Banjul

Book flights to Banjul

Banjul is the capital of Gambia, a narrow West African country bordering Senegal. The city itself sits on St. Mary's Island, where the Gambia River spills out into the Atlantic Ocean. Banjul offers a mix of historical and cultural sights. The Albert Market is a great place to find local crafts and produce, while the National Museum showcases Gambian history and culture. You can also visit Arch 22, a triumphal arch marking the city's entrance. The surrounding area has a variety of natural attractions, including Bijilo Forest Park, a protected area with monkeys and birds, and the Gambia River National Park, where you can spot hippos and hyenas. The climate is hot and humid year-round, with a rainy season from June to October.

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Airports near Banjul

There are multiple ways to reach Banjul - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Banjul.

Banjul International Airport

This is the main international airport serving Banjul and is located just 25 kilometres from the city centre. It offers direct flights to several European destinations, including London, Brussels, and Barcelona.

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Dakar Blaise Diagne International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Banjul, Dakar's Blaise Diagne International Airport is a good alternative. It is approximately 200 kilometres away from Banjul and offers a wider range of international flights. From there, you can take a connecting flight or drive to Banjul.

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Conakry International Airport

Another option for travellers to Banjul is Conakry International Airport in Guinea. It is approximately 300 kilometres away from Banjul and offers flights to various African and European destinations. From Conakry, you can either take a connecting flight or drive to Banjul.

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Bissau Osvaldo Vieira International Airport

Located in Guinea-Bissau, Osvaldo Vieira International Airport is around 400 kilometres away from Banjul. It offers flights to several African destinations and a few European cities. If you choose this airport, you will need to take a connecting flight or drive to Banjul.

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Things to do in Banjul

With a wealth of sights to see in Banjul, here are our top 3:

Albert Market

This lively market is a great place to experience Gambian culture. You'll find a wide variety of stalls selling everything from colourful textiles and clothing to local produce and souvenirs. Be prepared to bargain for the best prices!

Arch 22

This large, triumphal archway is the ceremonial entrance to Banjul. It was built in 1996 to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the Gambian coup d'état. You can climb to the top of the arch for panoramic views of the city and the Gambia River.

National Museum of The Gambia

This museum is a good place to learn about Gambian history and culture. The museum has exhibits on everything from the country's pre-colonial past to its colonial history and independence. There are also exhibits on Gambian art, music, and traditional crafts.

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