There are 4 ways to get from Abuja to Zaria by train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Kudwa to Kaduna- Rigasa
  2. Take a taxi from Kaduna- Rigasa to Zaria

$42 - $51

Cheapest option

Train, taxi via Abuja  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Abuja to Kaduna- Rigasa
  2. Take a taxi from Kaduna- Rigasa to Zaria

$39 - $48

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Abuja to Zaria 169.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Abuja to Zaria 169.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abuja to Zaria is to train and taxi which costs $35 - $50 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abuja to Zaria is to train and taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Abuja and Zaria is 230 km. The road distance is 271.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Abuja to Zaria, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Abuja, Abuja Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria and Zaria, Nigeria?

There is no direct connection from Abuja to Zaria. However, you can take the taxi to Kudwa, take the train to Kaduna- Rigasa, then take the taxi to Zaria. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Abuja, take the train to Kaduna- Rigasa, then take the taxi to Zaria.

Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
Phone
+(234) 9051902545
Email
info@nrc.gov.ng
Website
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Kudwa to Kaduna- Rigasa
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Abuja to Kaduna- Rigasa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Other operators
Taxi from Kaduna- Rigasa to Zaria
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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