Transport in Burkina Faso

Buses

Bues and minibuses operate between all main towns, buses should be booked in advance to ensure a seat.

Taxis

Shared taxis operate in most towns.

Car Hire

Cars can be hired in Ouagadougou, however this is not recommended, the best was to see the country is either on an organised tour or by hiring a car with driver.

Driving

Driving is on the right hand side in Burkina Faso, main roads are tarred, other roads can become impassable during the wet season.

Trains

Trains operate betwen Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso.

Other

Buses operate from Burkina Faso to most of its neighbouring countries.

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