Ivory Coast by Train

Trains - Tickets - Routes

A Travel Guide For Train Travel In The Ivory Coast.

Here you will find information for the Ivory Coast about trains, routes, tours, connections, where to buy train tickets and more.


Useful Information

Population: 26.38 million

Currency: West African CFA Franc

Language: French

Capital: Yamoussoukro, Abidjan

Country Code: +225

Time Zone: Greenwich Mean Time

Train Companies

The rail network in Ivory Coast is operated by Sitarail.

Train Tickets

Buy your train tickets at the train station.

Rail Passes

There are no rail passes available for the Ivory Coast.


Ivory Coast has only one train line connecting the capital Abidjan to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. This train service runs one to three times per week. However, there is also a weekly train service with stops in Bouaké and Ferkessédougou.

  • 1st Class
    • Air-conditioned
    • Cushioned seats
  • 2nd Class
    • Benches
  • Bar car which serves refreshments and snacks


Frequently Travelled Routes In The Ivory Coast


From > To
Duration (h) Changes Transport
Abidjan to Bouaké 8:19 Direct Train
Abidjan to Ferkessédougou 15:35 Direct Train


From > To
Duration (h) Changes Transport
Abidjan to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 36:00 Direct Train

Ivory Coast travel routes

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Main Train Stations

  • Abidjan
  • Bouaké
  • Ferkessédougou

Good to know

Best Time To Travel To The Ivory Coast

We recommend traveling to Ivory Coast during the dry season in order to avoid large downpours that affect transportation and roads throughout the country. Ivory Coast is known for its exceptional art and craft scene and produces amazing jewelry, wood carvings, pottery and so much more. The people of Ivory Coast love their music and dance and know how to celebrate. Make sure to catch the following festivals when traveling to the Ivory Coast: Fêtes des Masques and Fête de I’Abissa, they’ll truly enhance your visit.

Dry Season: Mid November to April
Rainy Season: May to October


Accommodation In The Ivory Coast


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