Freetown - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Not really. Some expats use ocados (motorcycles) or kks, but neither are very safe. - Jan 2022

We are unable to use any public transportation here at post. - Sep 2021

Taxis, tuk tuks and motorbikes are very affordable yes, but we aren't allowed to use them. You'll get ripped off as a gringo anyway. - May 2018

No, no, and no. Bring a car/buy a car. - Sep 2017

Local travel is affordable. Taxis within Freetown don't drive fast enough to be really dangerous, traveling upcountry in a local podapoda is more risky. You should not travel outside Freetown at night, there are no street lights and people drive too fast with old cars. - Sep 2014

No and yes. - Jun 2014

While local transport is cheap, it's dangerous. - Aug 2013

NOT allowed. - Sep 2010

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