Flights from London
There are several good options when booking flights from London. With a number of large international airports, London is a major hub for air transport, and is therefore a good starting point for travel to many destinations around the world. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted are all busy departure points, and can all be reached by road or public transport from the city centre. London City and London Luton airports are also departure points for flights from London.
Getting to the airport
When travelling by car, each of the major airports offers extensive parking facilities, often with dedicated bus transfer from the car park to the air terminals. Meanwhile, there are also a number of ways to get to the airports by public transport. London Heathrow, for example, is 15 miles from central London and can be reached in about an hour on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, or in 15 to 30 minutes by express train from Paddington station. London Gatwick, 28 miles outside central London, can be reached by express train from Victoria station in about half an hour. London Stansted is further away, at 40 miles from central London, and is 45 minutes away by train from Liverpool Street station.
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With the number of airports within easy reach of central London, there are good possibilities for different flights from London to Accra. For a comprehensive search of current offers, check ebookers.com. As well as air travel, ebookers.com lets travellers book car rental and accommodation in just a few clicks.
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Arriving at Kotoka International Airport
If you're booking a trip to Accra, Ghana, let ebookers help you find great deals and flight information. The main airport servicing the Accra area is Kotoka International Airport, located on Airport Road, about four miles from downtown Accra. The airport is host to numerous airlines, including Kenya Airways, Egypt Air, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, and Virgin Atlantic Airways, among many others.
Transportation from Kotoka
Taxis are the only form of transportation available to and from the airport. Metered taxis are located near the arrivals exit. The journey to central Accra should cost less than GHS 39, but you may have to haggle with the driver. Though the airport is not far from central Accra, the drive can take anywhere from thirty minutes to an hour.
Typical Weather in Accra
Accra enjoys a tropical Savannah climate due to its consistently hot temperatures and a dry season. The average high throughout the year remains close to 30°C, with lows in the low 20s. Ghana has two rainy seasons. The primary rainy season lasts from April to mid-July, and the second comes in October. These rains often lead to local flooding. Though the temperatures are cooler in the summer, the weather tends to be very humid. The best time to visit may be in the winter because the temperatures are higher, but the air is drier, leaving the city feeling cooler.
Highlights of Accra
Tourists in Accra have many options to keep them busy. Go see a ballet, listen to a symphony, or watch a play in the National Theatre. Visit Accra's Independence Square and the Independence Arch. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, and when you're ready for some shopping, head to the nearby artisan market. Alternatively, stroll around the National Museum to see the historical treasures of Ghana. Whether you're coming to Accra for business or pleasure, be sure to check out ebookers for all your travel needs.
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