Luanda Transport


Public transport in Luanda is limited and the best means of getting around the city is by private car. Car hire is available from the airport; it's possible to also hire a car with a driver, which is a safer option than trying to navigate the city's chaotic streets alone. Minibus taxis (Candongueiros), recognised by their pale blue and white colouring, are the most popular means of transport for the local population; they generally offer a safe and fast means of transport around Luanda. Buses are also available, but are not the most reliable transport in the city; queues are common at stops and buses can be overcrowded, especially during peak times. Luanda's passenger train service has only recently started up again, after a long hiatus, and is busy being improved with new stations and routes.

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