Kente weaving in Ghana

Transportation

Transportation     

Sea:
Ghana has two deep-water ports, one at Takoradi, the other at Tema. Ships run between Tema and Nigeria , Côte d'Ivoire , Cameroon and South Africa .

Road:
A coastal road links Lagos ( Nigeria ), Cotonou ( Benin ) and Lomé ( Togo ) to Accra . The best internal road from Abidjan ( Côte d'Ivoire ) runs inland through Kumasi . Buses and taxis run between Burkina Faso , Côte d'Ivoire , Togo and Ghana . The road from Burkina Faso crosses the border at Navrongo. Long-distance taxis operate between Ghana and neighbouring countries.
Air Travel routes to Ghana:

Kotoka International Airport is Ghana 's only international airport. It is situated on the outskirts of Accra . The flight time between London and Ghana is approximately six and half-hours.

Approximate flight times: From London to Accra is six hours 30 minutes (direct) or eight hours 25 minutes (with stopover in Kano ). From New York it is nine hours 30 minutes (direct).

Departure Tax: US$20.
Duty Free

The following goods may be imported into Ghana by persons aged 16 and over without incurring customs duty:

    * 400 cigarettes or 100 cigars or 454g of tobacco ;
    * 750ml of spirits or 750ml of wine ;
    * 227ml of perfume .

Note: Duty must be paid on gifts.
Restricted items

Animals, firearms, ammunition and explosives.

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