Selected fares from Washington to Douala

Fly from Washington DC to Douala

If you are looking for an African city that offers exotic markets and sites but also modern amenities, Douala in coastal Cameroon is a great choice. After reaching Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) by driving on the Dulles Access Road or taking an airport shuttle, you can fly from Washington DC to Douala in 16 hours.

Attractions

Douala is home to numerous historic landmarks and interesting sites, including King Akwa's palace, which is among the area's oldest palaces. Douala is a coastal city with a proud fishing tradition, and the fisherman's village, about 10 minutes by car from the airport, gives you the chance to meet the local seafood gatherers as they return with their fresh catch to sell. Visiting the city offers adventurous travelers the chance to climb Mount Cameroon, an active volcano. Lobeke National Park is an excellent place to view some of Africa's famous wildlife.

Hints and tips

When you arrive at Douala International Airport (DLA), you can easily get to your hotel by taxi, bus or rental car. Shared taxis are a popular way to get around the city, but for something out of the ordinary, consider hiring a motorcycle taxi, which is less expensive than a traditional taxi and offers a more close-up view of Douala's city life. Douala's climate is warm, and the average daily temperature is 80 degrees. August sees the most rainy days, about 14.

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Hotels in Douala

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Vallée des Princes Hôtel
Vallée des Princes Hôtel
Boulevard de la République, Douala
3.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Douala hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of La Nouvelle Liberte, Eko Market, and Stade de la Reunification. Cathedral ...

$63

$63
Pullman Douala Rabingha
Pullman Douala Rabingha
35 Avenue Des Cocotiers, Douala
4.0 out of 5.0
3.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Situated in Douala, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Eko Market and Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. La Nouvelle Liberte and Port of Douala are also within ...

$126

$126
Hotel Le Chateau
Hotel Le Chateau
Boulevard de l'Aeroport, Douala
2.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Eko Market, Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, and Stade de la Reunification. La Nouvelle Liberte ...

$42

$42
ibis Douala
ibis Douala
184, Rue Pierre Loti, Bonanjo, Douala
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Douala, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul and Port of Douala. Eko Market and La Nouvelle Liberte ...

$75

$75
Hotel Prince de Galles
Hotel Prince de Galles
Rue Prince de Galles, Douala
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Douala, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Eko Market, Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, and La Nouvelle Liberte. Port of Douala and ...

$69

$69
Hôtel Bano Palace
Hôtel Bano Palace
Rue Drouot Face Lycée d'Akwa, Douala
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Douala, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Eko Market, La Nouvelle Liberte, and Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. Port of Douala and ...

$80

$80
Planet Hotel
Planet Hotel
Rue Boue de Lapeyrere Quartier Akwa, Douala
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Douala, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Eko Market and Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. La Nouvelle Liberte and Stade de la Reunification ...

$76

$76
Somatel Hotel
Somatel Hotel
Rue Akwa-Bali, Douala
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Douala, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Eko Market, and Port of Douala. La Nouvelle Liberte and ...

$49

$49
Hôtel SAWA
Hôtel SAWA
488 Rue De Verdun - Bonanjo, Douala
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Douala, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Port of Douala and Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. Eko Market and La Nouvelle Liberte ...

$83

$83
Afrique Hotel Douala Airport
Afrique Hotel Douala Airport
Boulevard Urbain Est, Douala
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Eko Market, Stade de la Reunification, and Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. La Nouvelle Liberte ...

$61

$61

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