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Flights to Bissau

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Bissau is the capital and largest city of Guinea-Bissau, a country on the West African coast. Guinea-Bissau is bordered by Senegal to the north and Guinea to the south. The city is located on the Geba River estuary, which flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Bissau is known for its Portuguese colonial architecture, particularly in the old city centre. The city also has several beaches, a lively market, and a number of government buildings. The Bijagós Archipelago, a group of islands with beautiful beaches and diverse wildlife, is located off the coast of Guinea-Bissau. The climate in Bissau is tropical, with hot, humid summers and warm, dry winters. The rainy season is from May to November.

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

Airports near Bissau

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

Osvaldo Vieira International Airport

Located in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, this is the closest international airport to the city. It is approximately a 15-minute drive from the city centre.


Dakar Blaise Diagne International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Bissau, you can consider flying to Dakar, Senegal, and then taking a connecting flight to Bissau. Dakar Blaise Diagne International Airport is the main international airport in Senegal and is approximately a 2-hour drive from Bissau.


Conakry International Airport

Another option for connecting flights is Conakry International Airport in Conakry, Guinea. It is approximately a 5-hour drive from Bissau. From Conakry, you can find connecting flights to Bissau.


Banjul International Airport

If you are looking for alternative options, you can consider flying to Banjul, the capital city of The Gambia. Banjul International Airport is approximately a 6-hour drive from Bissau. From Banjul, you can find connecting flights to Bissau.

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Buy your flights to Bissau and pay later

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

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Fortaleza d'Amura

This is a historic fort built in the 16th century by the Portuguese. It's located at the mouth of the Geba River and offers stunning views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean. The fort is still used by the military today, but visitors can explore the outer grounds and learn about Bissau's colonial history.

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Mercado Central

This is a lively and colourful market where you can find everything from fresh produce and local crafts to souvenirs and clothing. It's a great place to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of Bissau. Be sure to try some of the local fruits and snacks!

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Museu Nacional da Guiné-Bissau

This museum houses a collection of artefacts that tell the story of Guinea-Bissau's history and culture. You'll see exhibits on everything from the country's pre-colonial past to its struggle for independence. The museum is a great way to learn more about this fascinating country.

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