Flights to Guinea: practical information
Cheap airlines to Guinea
Guinea is a treat, from its tropical dry forests to the Fouta Djalon Plateau. Planning a holiday in Guinea? Start by searching for cheap flights to Guinea’s main hub, Conakry International Airport (CKY). Air France, Brussels Airlines, Royal Air Maroc and British Airways fly from London.
When to book flights to Guinea
Guinea is one of the wettest countries in Africa with most of it falling in July and August. The best time to enjoy a trip to Guinea is from November to December, after the rains but before the really hot, dry season. Book your flights to Guinea at least 5-6 months in advance.
- Peak season: November and December.
- Low season: Summer, July-August.
Flights to Guinea take around 10 hours with a stopover from London.
Experience Guinea: what to see, what to do
There’s so much to say about Guinea and just as much to see and do while you’re there. From some of African’s only remaining dry tropical forests, rain forests teeming with life, hiking along the Djalon Plateau and partying all night long in Conarky.
Essentials in Guinea
Tristao: If you’re up for an adventure, take your Guinea car hire to the Guinea-Bissau border to the archipelago called Tristao. From Kamsar, take a ferry across to the islands.
Djalon Plateau: The area surrounding the Fouta Djalon Plateau has some great hiking, sweeping landscapes, waterfalls and cliffs. Guided hiking tours in the area range in difficulty and length and take you through some incredible scenery.
Conakry: Guinea’s capital may not have a ton of sights but it certainly has a great nightlife. Waterfront bars play live music long into the night and many expats and locals gather there to watch the sunset.
Accommodation in Guinea
Conakry is the best place to find hotels in Guinea and they range in price and quality. Outside of the capital, there are plenty of locally owned hotels and guesthouses and in the rural regions, lodges and huts are more popular.