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Official Douala Airport Taxi Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com recommends the official Douala Airport taxi service.

A taxi from Douala Airport is reasonably convenient.

(Read More about Official Douala Airport Taxis Below)
** Be aware that unofficial or pirate taxis operate at Douala Airport and we have given them different safety recommendations as discussed below.

Official Douala Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Douala Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (XAF or C. African Franc). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Note that Douala Airport taxi rates given here are for official taxis and unofficial or pirate taxis (discussed below) may be different. Drivers will also accept EUR or US Dollars

  • From the Douala Airport into Douala town and vice versa expect to pay CFAF 3000.


    Hiring a taxi in town will cost between CFAF 1500 and 2000.

Douala Taxi Payment: Cash only
Drivers will also accept EUR or US Dollars
Tipping optional:

Official Douala Airport Taxi Details

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Douala Airport Taxis are readily available outside of Arrivals at the Douala Airport. Taxis are painted yellow and bear an identification number on the side.

 Pirate Douala Airport Taxi Serivce


You can simply pay someone with a private car for a ride into town, but best to negotiate this price before you get into the vehicle. There is a greater likelihood (albeit remote) that you could be robbed or taken to another destination against your will when soliciting an unofficial taxi ride.

IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the pirate Douala Airport taxi service.

Too risky.

 Douala Airport Taxi Scams

Puppies for Sale

Beyond the regular attempts for taxi drivers to demand ridiculous fares from the DLA Douala Airport into town for unsuspecting tourists there is a scam involving the selling of puppies at the Douala Airport. Yes, who would have thought buying puppies would be a common occurrence at an airport?

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Last Updated: 3 Sep 2016