Nouakchott - Post Report Question and Answers

Are local buses, trams, trains or taxis safe and affordable?

No, use your POV. - Aug 2021

Not advised. - Aug 2021

We did not use any buses, trains or taxis as we are strongly encouraged to only use cars. - Sep 2020

We are not allowed to take public transportation. That said, there are LOTs of taxis around, most in a poor state of repair. - Apr 2019

No, no, and no. - May 2016

No! No trains, no buses, and taxis are completely unsafe and forbidden for Embassy personnel - and with good reason. - Dec 2015

No. - Apr 2014

No. Bring a car or buy one from someone leaving. - Aug 2011

You can find a taxi, but they will probably try to take advantage of you. - Dec 2009

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