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There are 5 ways to get from Benin City to Ilorin by shuttle, train, taxi, car or plane

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Shuttle, train  •  16h 41m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Edo to Lagos
  2. Take the train from Mushin to Ilorin

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  5h 14m

  1. Take a taxi from Benin City to Ilorin 358.5 km

3 alternative options

Shuttle, train via Lagos  •  18h 1m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Benin City to Lagos
  2. Take the train from Mushin to Ilorin

Drive  •  5h 14m

  1. Drive from Benin City to Ilorin 358.5 km

Fly  •  14h 58m

  1. Fly from Benin City (BNI) to Ilorin (ILR) BNI - ILR

Benin City (BNI) to Ilorin (ILR) flights

62 Weekly Planes
18h 44m Average Duration
$192 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Benin City to Ilorin is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 5h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Benin City to Ilorin is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 5h 14m.

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The distance between Benin City and Ilorin is 268 km. The road distance is 358.5 km.

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The best way to get from Benin City to Ilorin without a car is to shuttle and train which takes 16h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 16h 41m to get from Benin City to Ilorin, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Benin City Airport to Ilorin Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Benin City to Ilorin is 359 km. It takes approximately 5h 14m to drive from Benin City to Ilorin.

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Arik Air and Air Peace offer flights from Benin City Airport to Ilorin Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Ilorin. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Benin City to Benin City Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $2 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Benin City to Ilorin.
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  • Distance: 268.1 km
  • Duration: 16h 41m

What companies run services between Benin City, Nigeria and Ilorin, Nigeria?

Air Peace and Arik Air fly from Benin City to Ilorin every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from Benin City to Ilorin via Lagos
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $370
Flights from Benin City to Ilorin via Abuja
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $460
Flights from Benin City to Ilorin via Abuja, Lagos
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $750
Flights from Benin City to Ilorin via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Benin City to Ilorin via Port Harcourt, Lagos
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from Benin City to Ilorin via Port Harcourt, Abuja
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Arik Air
Website
arikair.com
Flights from Benin City to Ilorin via Abuja
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $390
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
Phone
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Email
info@nrc.gov.ng
Website
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Mushin to Ilorin
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Bus operators
GIGMobility
Email
contact@gigm.com
Website
gigm.com
Shuttle from Edo to Lagos
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
gigm.com
Chisco Transport
Other operators
Taxi from Benin City to Ilorin
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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