Getting There – Queen Elizabeth NP

Ariadne van Zandbergen
Expert
By Ariadne van Zandbergen

Ariadne is a renowned Africa expert and frequently visits Uganda. She and her husband are a travel photography/writing team with many Africa guidebooks under their belt, including the Bradt guide to Uganda.

Ariadne is a renowned Africa expert. She and her husband form a team who write and update many Bradt guides, including the guide to Uganda.

Ariadne is a renowned Africa expert. She and her husband form a team who author the Bradt guide to Uganda.

Ariadne and her husband form a team who author the Bradt guide to Uganda

Queen Elizabeth NP is located about 410km/255mi north of Kampala. The direct drive takes about six hours, but your itinerary will most likely include some parks on the way. It is also possible to fly to any of the nearby airstrips of Kasese, Mweya or Ishasha by scheduled or chartered aircraft from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi Airfield near Kampala.

You will enter Uganda at Entebbe International Airport (EBB), about 46km/29mi from Kampala, the capital city. Generally, your tour operator will arrange for your pick-up from the airport, and organize any further transportation required as part of your safari package.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Please check Skyscanner or, for multiple destination flights, check Expedia to see which airlines can take you to Entebbe International Airport (EBB), and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

Charter flights are available. The following airlines run scheduled flights to airstrips near Queen Elizabeth NP:

  • Fly Uganda (‘seat rates’ are available from Kajjansi to Kasese, Mweya and Ishasha)
  • Aerolink (flies from Entebbe to Kasese and Mweya)

Passport, Visa and Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – Uganda page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.

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