How much does it cost to travel from Accra to Kumasi?

How much does it cost to travel from Accra to Kumasi?

Frequently, the fares from one location to another differ. Such variations are affected by time and distance. For example, the ticket between Kumasi and Accra is frequently between 40 and 50 GHC. For local travels, these tickets can cost as little as 27 GHC and as much as 132 GHC. For journeys outside Ghana, prices vary depending on where you are travelling from and where you are going to.

The average price of flights to and from Kumasi is 150 GHC per person. This is more than most other countries in West Africa, except for Nigeria. However, the number of passengers traveling each year is relatively low (just over 5 million), so accommodation options are limited and flight connections poor.

A reliable way to save money on flights to and from Kumasi is to book in advance.

How much is the VIP bus from Accra to Kumasi?

The tickets are reasonable: a luxury bus travel from Accra to Kumasi costs around 55,000 cedis (about $6.00) for an almost four-hour journey. You can buy your ticket at the bus station in Accra or on board the bus.

If you plan to visit other cities along the way, then it makes sense to buy a bus pass. These can be bought at any newsagency in Ghana; there are different types of passes available, depending on how many trips you intend to make with continuous reservation. For example, there is the Daily Pass and the Weekly Pass. The price depends on the type of pass you choose but they usually cost between 100 cedis ($11) and 180 cedis ($20).

The best time to go on the VIP bus from Accra to Kumasi is between February and April when it's not too hot and not too cold. The road is well maintained and there are no serious accidents reported during these months.

There are several small villages along the way where the bus stops to pick up passengers. There are toilets onboard the bus and drinking water is available free of charge. Some of the shops in these villages sell food and basic necessities such as soap and towels.

How much is a plane ticket from Accra to Kumasi?

Flight Information from Accra to Kumasi

Peak season for travelMarch US$29
Off-season for travelSeptember US$41
Cheapest return ticket priceUS$96 Accra(ACC) ⇒ Kumasi(KMS)
Cheapest direct flight priceUS$46 Accra(ACC) ⇒ Kumasi(KMS)

How long is Kumasi to Accra?

If you prefer to go by automobile, the distance between Accra and Kumasi is 254.61 kilometers. Travel time is 2 hours and 16 minutes if you drive at an average speed of 112 kilometers per hour (70 miles per hour). A taxi from Accra to Kumasi will take 4 hours 40 minutes.

In addition to being one of Ghana's largest cities, Kumasi is also its political capital. Thus, it is home to many government offices as well as the seat of the Ashanti Empire. The city was founded in 1874 by the Asante king Kumase-Naa III after he defeated a group of German traders who were trying to establish themselves in his kingdom. In 1914, the town had only 1 square mile of land. By the 1980s, its population exceeded 300,000 people.

Kumasi is known for its pottery and gold mining. There are several museums in the city that showcase these traditions along with other arts and crafts. Also worth seeing are the Kwame Nkrumah Park and the Asante Golden Staircase.

Ghana is known for its beautiful beaches, but the country's landscape is made up mostly of dry savannah with scattered trees and shrubs. Climate-wise, Ghana is in the tropical zone.

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Trinidad Helwig

Trinidad Helwig is a travel enthusiast and he has had many unique experiences throughout his life. Trinidad grew up traveling around the world with his family and has since lived in various locales including France, Italy, and Morocco. Trinidad's love of exploring new places led him into work in the tourism industry where he was able to combine his passions for travel and meeting people from all over the world.

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