Flights to Ghana

Whether you’re wandering along one of the many sandy beaches, strolling through a rainforest canopy or exploring the cosmopolitan capital of Accra, Ghana has something for everyone. In the city you can spend your time ticking off Accra’s modern bars, museums and nightlife, and discovering the country’s time-stamped past. Uncover the remains of historic Ghana, including the motif-adorned UNESCO-listed traditional buildings.

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Discover a west-African gem

Fly to Ghana with British Airways and visit Makola Market, famous for its spices and fabrics. 

Finish the day with a sundowner – and beautiful views – from one of Accra’s sky-scraping vantage points.

Next, swap the hustle and bustle for a slower pace at one of the country’s many coastal towns. Choose from the serene waters of Awangazule, to the palm-fringed shores of Akwidaa, known for its sea turtles.

Make sure you venture out to visit one of Ghana’s several national parks too, which are home to spot-nosed monkeys and forest elephants. Book your flight to Ghana today.

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Flight time

6 hours 35 mins

Time Zone

GMT +0


Ghanaian cedi

Ghana flight FAQs

A flight from London to Accra’s Kotoka Airport takes approximately six hours and 35 minutes.

British Airways flies to Ghana from London Heathrow and London Gatwick.

November to March is the cheapest time to travel to Ghana, but make sure to avoid any festive periods to keep costs low. Use our low fare finder to discover the cheapest month to fly to Ghana all year round.

Thanks to its proximity to the equator, Ghana is generally warm all year round, but it’s best to avoid the country’s two rainy seasons. The main one is from April to July, but small rainy windows also occur from September to November. 

Depending on your budget, there are many ways to explore the best of what Ghana has to offer. If you don’t want to spend a lot when you arrive, plan ahead. Shop around for deals on excursions, sightseeing trips and accommodation, and opt for street food and free or low-cost activities. We recommend saving your Ghanaian cedi for an unforgettable safari experience.

Ghana's two major cities, Accra and Kumasi, both operate minibus services, also known as tro tros. Taxis are another common form of transportation in cities, but if you're travelling further afield then hop on a bus. Most of them are air-conditioned and some have charging ports, screens, toilets and even fridges. Make sure you book in advance as they can get busy.

The second-most populous country in West Africa is teeming with rich culture, wild nature and important history. There are over 28 UNESCO-approved forts and castles to discover, as well as vibrant communities like Jamestown, a port town home to a 92ft-tall lighthouse. The busy streets of Accra offer plenty to keep you busy too, from museums and markets to beaches and nightlife. Plus, there are plenty of opportunities to see some of Africa’s incredible wildlife, including crocodiles and baboons. 

Citizens of the UK and Ireland and EU passport holders may require a visa to visit Ghana, depending on how long they stay. You can find out more about visa requirements for all the countries we fly to on our visa information page.

You can book a hand baggage-only ticket or make the most of our generous baggage allowance. If you choose economy standard or one of our British Airways Holidays’ packages, each passenger can check in two bags weighing up to 23kg – in addition to a handbag, laptop case or other small bag. Families travelling in any cabin with younger children can also check in one car seat and one fully collapsible pushchair. Read more about baggage allowances for children.

If you’re flying in our business cabin, you can check in two bags weighing up to 32kg each. Read our baggage guide for full details.

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Fly with just hand baggage and you can carry two bags in the cabin free of charge. Choose our checked baggage option and you can travel with hand baggage and a 23kg bag checked into the hold, plus enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering, and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Ghana highlights

  • Visit Kakum National Park, home to one of the last rainforests in West Africa.
  • Experience one of Ghana’s many festivals, where African music, art and culture are on display.
  • Stop off at the town of Eljisu discover the country’s spiritual history and immerse yourself in local shrines and ancestral religious traditions of the area.  
Flights to Accra

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All our cabins offer an excellent – and uniquely British – experience. Choose your perfect way to fly, from economy to First.


Our World Traveller cabin offers all the touches you need to enjoy your flight at an affordable price.

World Traveller

Premium economy

Discover our World Traveller Plus cabin and treat yourself to a wider seat and more legroom in a separate, quieter cabin.

World Traveller Plus


Work or relax in our Club World cabin and enjoy lounge access, a dedicated check-in area and fully flat beds for a restful sleep.

Club World


Choose First to enjoy a range of comforts, from fine dining to your own private suite and access to our elegant departure lounges.


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