Some international airlines have direct flights or at most one stop to Benin from Europe and Africa Check with your travel agent for current fares, flights schedules and itineracies. We recommend that you fly directly into Cotonou (Cardinal Bernadin GANTI International Airport). Abomey-Calavi is about 35 km from the airport.

Alternatively, most regional bus and taxi connect Cotonou to West African cities (Lome, Niamey, Ouagadougou, Abuja, Ibadan, Abidjan, Accra, Bamako. The taxis are generally running on first come first served basis. However, the bus usually runs fully booked, hence advance reservations are required. Not sure online reservations are possible. Please check with your travel agent.