Flights and entry requirements Madagascar

International and domestic flights

How do I arrange my tourist visa to Madagascar?

All nationalities can buy a tourist visa on arrival. At the time of writing (Feb 2018), a visa valid for 30 days costs € 31 and a visa valid for up to 60 days € 39. Your passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months. Bring your yellow fever vaccination card. 

International flights from Europe to Madagascar 

An increasing number of airlines have flights to Madagascar. SkyScanner and Google Flights are good websites to look for deals and book tickets. Herewith is an overview of the major routes:

  • Air Madagascar direct from Paris. The advantage is that you get discount on onward domestic flights, Tuelar being the exception.
  • Air France, direct from Paris  
  • KLM | Kenyan Airways via Nairobi 
  • Ethiopian Airways, via Addis Ababa 
  • Turkish Airlines, via Istanbul 
  • Air Mauritius, via Mauritius
  • Air Seychelles via Qatar and Seychelles
  • South African Airways via Jo'burg

Direct flights from Europe to Nosy Be 

Since recent, Ethiopian Airlines flies directly from Addis Abeba to Nosy Be. And it is possible to fly out from Antananarivo, saving you money on expensive domestic flights. Major routes from out of Europe are Paris | Frankfurt | London | Rome | Milan - Addis Abeba - Nosy Be ( Fascene Airport). 

Booking a domestic flight in Madagascar

You can book your domestic flights online with with Tsaradia. Delays and cancellations can happen. In order not to miss your international flight, we advice to factor in one additional day in Tana, in case your domestic flight from Tulear /Morondava / Nose Be /Diego Suarez / Ile Sainte Marie is delayed or cancelled.