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Flights to Benin

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Benin is a nation in West Africa, bordering Nigeria to the east. The southern coastline offers beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. Inland, the landscape varies from plains in the north to rolling hills in the centre. Visitors can explore national parks with diverse wildlife, or hike through the Atakora Mountains. Benin is also known for its traditional art forms, including bronze sculptures and wood carvings, which can be found in galleries and workshops throughout the country.

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Airports near Benin

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Benin. Here's 4 airports that serve Benin.

Murtala Muhammed International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Benin, located approximately 320 kilometres away. It is a major hub with numerous international and domestic flights.


Kotoka International Airport

Although not as close as Lagos, this airport is still within a reasonable driving distance from Benin, approximately 500 kilometres away. It offers a variety of international flights and serves as a connecting point for many travellers.


Cadjehoun Airport

This is the closest regional airport to Benin, located within the country's capital city. It is approximately 5 kilometres away from Benin and offers domestic and limited international flights.


Lomé-Tokoin Airport

While not in Benin, this airport is relatively close and can be reached by driving approximately 150 kilometres. It serves as a regional hub and offers international flights to various destinations.

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Buy your flights to Benin and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Benin now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Benin over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Benin gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Benin

With a wide variety of attractions in Benin, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

Explore the Royal Palaces of Abomey

Step into the rich history of Benin by visiting the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Royal Palaces of Abomey. Experience the grandeur of the Dahomey Kingdom and marvel at the intricate bas-reliefs that tell tales of past victories and traditions.

Discover the Wonders of Pendjari National Park

Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of Benin at Pendjari National Park. Encounter diverse wildlife, including elephants, cheetahs, and lions, in their natural habitat. A must-visit for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Experience the Sacred Forests of Ouidah

Uncover the spiritual heart of Benin in the Sacred Forests of Ouidah. Walk through the sacred groves dotted with statues representing voodoo deities, and learn about the deep-rooted traditions and beliefs of the local people.

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