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

No. Lots of robberies on the buses and women are often hassled. Taxis not recommended, unless you find a driver you can trust. - May 2019

Absolutely not. There is no public transportation. Privately owned PMVs are off limits, as are taxis. I think there are one or two approved car services. - Jun 2016

The Red Dot cabs from the airport that you hire inside the airport are safe and cheap (US$10). Some expat aid-workers and volunteers take local buses and they are cheap, but not considered safe if you have anything of value on you or are a female traveling alone. - Jun 2008

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