Sudan travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Sudan with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Sudan.

Sudan travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Sudan with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Sudan - quick facts
Time difference UK +2 hours
Language(s) Arabic, English
Currency Sudanese Pound
Electricity C + D plug (230V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Sudan tourist information

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Sudan weather

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The Sudan weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Khartoum.

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Sudan travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Sudan from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Sudan.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Sudan travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Sudan with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Sudan, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Sudan covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Sudan with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Sudan travel features

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Sudan FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Sudan including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Sudan due to Covid-19?

Sudan is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Sudan.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Sudan?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Sudan. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Sudan and the UK?

The time difference between Sudan and the UK is UK time+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Sudan?

The main languages spoken in Sudan are Arabic and English.

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What is the currency in Sudan?

The currency in Sudan is the Sudanese Pound (SDG).

Which plugs are used in Sudan?

Sudan uses electrical plug type C + D (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Sudan?

They drive on the right side of the road in Sudan.

Do you need a visa for Sudan?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Sudan.

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