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Burkina Faso


Called the "Home of West African Music," experience the sounds and culture of Burkina Faso with a cheap car rental from  Although it is not well known as a tourist destination, Burkina Faso has a lot to offer the casual traveler.  Bordering the countries of Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana, and Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso is landlocked and easy to reach by both land and air.

Burkina Faso car hire

Fly directly into Burkina Faso via the Ouagadougou International Airport or drive into the country by car rental from one of its West African neighbors.  Both options will require a valid passport and visa, as well as proof of a yellow vaccination.  It is advisable to obtain your visa in advance if you will be flying into Burkina Faso, but if you arrive with by car rental from Ghana or another bordering country you may purchase a visa from border control.  

Several international connections to Burkina Faso are available to Ouagadougou Airport through Paris thanks to the country's recent history as the French colony, Upper Volta.  Direct connections are also available to many major cities including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Niamey, Dakar, Casablanca, Brussels, and Abidjan.  Book your car rental to await your arrival at Ouagadougou Airport for the fastest access to attractions in the nation's capital.

Popular times of year to visit Burkina Faso center around the country's many music festivals.  The greatest of these for a true West African cultural experience is the April/May "Semaine National de la Culture," which is a week of masquerades, theater, dance and of course music from Burkina Faso culture.  Other great festivals include the Hip Hop Festival held in October or the Jazz festival.  

Choose a location from the list below to begin your car rental reservation in Burkina Faso.  Our fast and easy booking engine will present you with the lowest car hire rates available in West Africa. 

Ouagadougou Airport

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