To enter Swakopmund, book a flight to Swakopmund Airport (SWP). Swakopmund is a coastal city in western Namibia and the most popular tourist destination in the country. This city is a thriving beach resort, with various night clubs, hotels and coffee shops. Visit this amazing city and engage in fun activities like swimming, surfing, fishing, skydiving and marine cruises among others.
Arriving at Swakopmund Airport
A flight to Swakomund city will land at Swakopmund Airport (SWP). This public airport serves domestic flights to and from Swakopmund city. International flights to Swakopmund are served by Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH) in Windhoek.
International flights to Swakopmund are served by Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH) in Windhoek, the country’s capital city and Walvis Bay Airport (WVB), in Walvis Bay. Therefore, if you are flying from Europe, North America or other African countries, book a flight to Windhoek and then take a domestic flight to Swakopmund Airport.
There are domestic flights to Swakopmund Airport using various airlines including private aircraft. If you are flying to Swakopmund, you can book a charter flight from the many aircraft companies. There are also scheduled overnight trips between Swakopmund and Windhoek. They are operated by The Desert Express Train.
Popular airlines in Namibia flying to Swakopmund are:
When to Buy the cheapest Airline Tickets to Swakopmund?
Since Swakopmund is served by either Hosea Kutako International Airport or Walvis Bay Airport (WVB) for international flights, the best time to book an international flight to Swakopmund is between 1 ½ months and 5 months before the day of departure.
During peak seasons; between May and October, Jumia Travel advises travellers to get flight tickets at least 2 months in advance. You can also book a flight to Swakopmund during the low season; between October and November, and March to May. During this time, the flights and hotels rates are at their cheapest as well as the hotel rates.
Which is the best day of the week to fly to Swakopmund?
If you are flexible with your travel dates and time, then you have a high chance of getting the cheapest flights to Swakopmund. For domestic flights, Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the cheapest while Fridays and Sundays are the most expensive.
Is there a risk of Malaria in Swakopmund?
Swakopmund is Malaria free. You therefore, do not have to worry about getting sick. However, if you travel further north to areas like Omusati, Otjozondjupa, Oshana, Oshikoto, Ohangwena and the Kavango, Kunene River and Caprivi Regions, anti-malarial drugs are recommended. Consult your doctor before your tour to these regions for proper advice on the appropriate anti-malarial drugs to use.