How to get in Senegal

Takeoff of the Airbus A330 Neo Air Senegal, Toulouse-Blagnac airport

This new national airline, air Senegal, is at the heart of Senegal emerge with the ambition to build a hub for regional air around the Blaise Diagne international airport.

Air Transport

An international airport : aéroport international Blaise Diagne (AIBD-DSS). Four secondary airports : Saint-Louis, Ziguinchor, Cap Skirring and Tambacounda. Airlines offer of services a regular from Dakar to the south and the north of the country and to african destinations.

The biggest airlines flying to Dakar

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With the Blaise Diagne international airport (AIBD-DIASS) several major airlines fly daily to Dakar. Secondary airports are serviced regularly from Dakar and the sub-region.

Useful information

No more need for a visa to most foreign nationals to come to Senegal. We will ask you for a valid passport. Don't forget to update your vaccines, even if none is obligatory to enter the territory. Yellow fever , hepatitis A, hepatitis B , meningitis (for long-term stays in a period of dry wind) are recommended treatment, anti-malarial is strongly recommended. For animals , they must have a certificate of rabies vaccination, dating back at least a month,an international certificate of good health and an id chip to enter Senegal. bara

The currency of Senegal is CFA franc which has a fixed parity with the euro : 1 euro = 655.957 CFA francs. The monetary system is stable, and the currency is guaranteed by the French treasury , but it is not convertible outside the territory of the african countries that are members of the franc zone.

You need to change your euros on the spot. It is possible to withdraw the money in the banks and in the distributors with a checkbook or credit card. The exchange commissions are between 3 and 5 % depending on the establishment. More and more merchants and shops accept payments by debit cards and cheques.

Tickets are

10 000,
5 000,
2 000,
1 000 and 500 francs CFA.
Parts 500, 250 ,200, 100, 50 ,10 and 5 francs CFA.

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