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Leeds Bradford Airport

Transportation to Dakar Airport from the City Center

In the city where the rail transport system is not available, the only public transport alternative is the bus to get to the airport from the city center. You can reach the airport by bus only during the day as it does not serve at night.

You can rent a car from the city center, use hotel shuttle or take a taxi to get to the airport in about half an hour in normal traffic conditions. Private shuttle services are another convenient alternative.

Airport Shuttle Service

These private shuttle services, which operate with car rental logic, take you from your address and leave you at the airport gate. In order to benefit from this service, it is absolutely necessary to make a reservation in advance. You can ask your hotel to help you with the reservation. This service costs a little bit more than normal taxi.  


You can reach the airport by bus number 8, which can be accessed from the city center. This bus line operates between 06:00 and 21:00. Since bus is the only public transport you can use to get to the airport, it is not possible to get to the airport by public transport from the city center if your flight is at night.

Hotel Shuttle

You should learn in advance whether your hotel offers this service and make a reservation. With the hotel shuttle you will be picked up right in front of your hotel at the most convenient time and you will have a very comfortable means of transportation to reach the airport.


Cars that work as a taxi in Dakar are quite old, but they are often preferred for fast and cheap transportation. You should definitely negotiate a good deal about the fare beforehand with your driver. You can get information about an average rate from your hotel and ask there for a taxi call. So you do not have to worry about the amount you will pay. You can reach the airport from the city center in a half hour by taxi.

Car Rental

You can rent a car suitable for your budget by contacting the car rental offices located in the city center. You can find both extremely cheap as well as luxury car options. If you are renting the car only for the last day to get to the airport, it is a convenience to ask for a car with a driver. The hotel you are staying at can also help you about car rental.

Airport Information

The airport in Dakar's northern district is named after Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegal's first president. The public also refer to the airport as Dakar Yoff Airport, with the airport’s former name. International flights as well as charter flights and cargo flights are organized from the airport. Dakar Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport offers only basic services.

A new airport is being built as an alternative to the airport, which cannot satisfy its guests both in terms of capacity and facilities. There is no clear information on when the airport, whose construction started in 2007, will be opened.

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2017

Transportation to Leeds City Center from Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from the city center. There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to travelers. Buses are among the most preferred method of transportation because they are both easy and affordable. Those who prefer a faster and even more convenient transportation alternative should consider taking a taxi or renting a car.


The fastest way to get to Leeds city center from the airport is by taxi. The licensed taxi company that operates at the airport is Arrow Cars. It takes about 26 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by taxi. Taxis depart from the terminal exit. In addition to getting a taxi in person once you exit the terminal you can also book a taxi online, through the app, or over the phone. The company offers an executive fleet of Mercedes for those who want to upgrade to use this service. They also feature vehicles that can hold up to 8 passengers. The company does not charge any additional fees such as baggage fees.


You can get to the city center from the airport via the Flying Tiger Bus vehicles, a cooperative bus company in the city. Buses are a more economical alternative compared to other methods of transportation. Buses to the city depart from the bus stops at the terminal. These buses are equipped with free internet access and real time bus information, which make traveling to the city by bus even more convenient. Bus line 757 operates every day, running once an hour in the evenings and every 30 minutes during the day. These buses run less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Leeds from the airport. It is a great option to explore the beauty of the city and its surroundings.

There are various rental car companies located at the Car Rental Centre. There are free shuttle buses that provide transportation from the terminal to the Car Rental Centre. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, and Hertz. You can also return your vehicle at the airport before your departure.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Dakar-Leeds flights?

For Dakar-Leeds flights, you can use Leopold Sedar Senghor Intl. Airport, Blaise Diagne Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Leeds Bradford Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Dakar-Leeds and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Dakar-Leeds is 4568 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 5 hour 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Dakar-Leeds flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Dakar-Leeds flights is Monday.

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