Cheap flights to Ghana can be difficult to find, especially during the peak season. The weather is sunny and hot most of the year, with December being the most expensive month to find discounted flight tickets. July to April is practically the peak season, with the exception of October. March offers the warmest weather but with it you’ll find crowds of tourists surrounding you. Make sure you secure your flights to Ghana well in advance no matter when you plan to visit.
April to July are the wettest months of the year. You’ll find the cheapest flights to Ghana then but don’t expect your flight tickets to be reduced too much. Tourism is strong practically all year round and that includes the rainy seasons. August is theoretically the coolest month so you might get lucky and find slightly discounted flight tickets. Other than that, Ghana doesn’t suffer from much of an off season so you will find it difficult to find cheap flights to Ghana in any specific month.
Regardless of what month you are hoping to book your flights to Ghana for, aim to secure your flight tickets 2, 3 or even 4 months earlier if you can. Although the prices are competitive, you’ll still find flight tickets are relatively expensive with very few drops in price throughout the entire year. Being flexible with your dates will help you secure the cheapest flights to Ghana, and if you can deal with warm weather along with some rain then April to July make for good months to find cheaper flight tickets. Events, festivals and Christmas time will cause the price of flights to Ghana to shoot up so either avoid these altogether or make sure you plan well ahead of time and secure your flights tickets early.
Flights from London to Accra, Ghana: 6 hours 30 minutes.
Flights from Manchester to Accra, Ghana: 8 hours 55 minutes.
Flights from Birmingham to Accra, Ghana: 10 hours 40 minutes.
Flights from Glasgow to Accra, Ghana: 8 hours 25 minutes.
Finding a reputable airline is easy when booking your flights to Ghana. Iberia, KLM, British Airways and Egypt Air are a few of the main airlines that provide flights to Ghana. You’ll find the price of your flight tickets will vary depending on the airline, along with any additional costs such as checked in baggage, so it’s worth checking a few to get the best offers.
Probably the quickest way and easiest way to get to Accra’s city centre is with a taxi from outside of the airport. You’ll find them waiting at car park 2. Most drivers don’t use meters so make sure you agree on the price of the fare before getting in. A lot of the attractions in Ghana are rather spread out so it might be of interest for you to hire a car from the airport and drive everywhere yourself, however, if you’re just planning to go to your hotel then a car will be a hindrance. Once you’ve booked your flights to Ghana it might be worth just enquiring with any hotels before you book them to see if they offer transfers.
(prices quoted are from London)