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Dakar Airport

Dakar-Yoff-Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (DKR)


The airport is situated six miles (9km) from Dakar.

Getting to the city

Line 8 public transport buses Dakar Dem Dikk takes passengers from the airport to downtown Dakar with various stops including Yoff, Patte d'Oie, Grand Yoff, or University Cheikh Anta Diop. Buses depart every 10 minutes from 6am to 8.30pm. Taxis are available outside the departures hall, however passengers are advised get a taxi on the road outside the airport as these charge much lower rates. Hotels often arrange transport for their guests.




Tel: +221 (0)33 820 0780.

Car rental

Car rental agencies represented at the airport include Hertz, National, Avis and Senegal Auto.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available 24 hours a day outside the terminal. They do not have a meter and must be negotiated with the driver before entering the vehicle.


Facilities at the airport include currency exchange, left luggage facilities, restaurants, duty-free shopping, a tourist help desk, baggage trolleys, and an airport hotel.


Two car parks are available. One is free located 200 meters from the airport entrance. The second park is located in front of the airport terminal. It costs $1 for the first hour and increases 50 cents every hour.

Departure Tax




Airlines from this airport include ULS Airlines Cargo, Turkish Airlines Cargo, Med Airlines, Lufthansa Cargo, Emirates SkyCargo, and Air France Cargo.

Dakar Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.