All persons entering Sierra Leone must have a valid passport or travel document. Citizens of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) do not require a visa to enter the country.
Visas are issued at Sierra Leone’s overseas missions or you can have a look at our online visa service page to find out how we can facilitate this for you in 2 to 3 business days. Even for countries where the visa fee is waived, you still a visa to enter.
Flying to and from Sierra Leone
See our flight schedule for an updated list of flights into Sierra Leone. You can also contact us to book flights. Note that the airport and mainland Freetown are separated by the Sierra Leone river. See our airport transfer page for options.
Flying from Europe
Brussels Airlines, Air France and Turkish Airlines offer the best options for connecting within Europe.
Flying from the States
Currently the best options are connecting with Brussels Airlines, Air France and Royal Air Maroc.
Flying within Africa
Connecting with Asky Airlines (Ethiopian), Air Peace, Africa World Airlines and Kenya Airways would be your best option for flights within West Africa.
All international flights arrive at Freetown International Airport, Lungi. Please see our flight schedule for more information.