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Introducing Dakar


You can tour this city on foot. This interesting city, greatly inspired by the French, is home to significant museums and important historic sites such as Gorée Island. Dakar is one impressive stop with its port and beaches.

Dakar is known for:


Swimming Extreme Sports Seaside Desert

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Rufisque (26 km)
Bargny (20 km)
Malika (5 km)
CURRENCY
West African franc (CFA)

COUNTRY CODE
+221

ELECTRIC POWER
C, D, E, K

TIME ZONE
GMT 0

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.98

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€30.44

Dakar airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Dakar city center is 18 km from the airport and you can get there using the municipal bus service. The buses operate from 06:30 to 21:00 and take about 30 minutes to get to the city center. Tickets cost €1 and can be purchased on the bus.

Average time from airport: 30 minutes

Distance from airport: 18 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for buses, you can get to the city center using the taxi service that runs from the airport. As the taxi drivers don’t use a meter, you will need to negotiate the price. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is €8 and the journey takes around 20 minutes.

Average taxi price: 8 euros

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