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

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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