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There are 3 ways to get from Benin to Ilorin by car, plane, bus or train

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Drive, fly  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Porto-Novo to Lagos
  2. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Ilorin (ILR) LOS - ILR

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Bus, train  •  14h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Cotonou to Lagos Jibowu
  2. Take the train from Mushin to Ilorin

Drive  •  5h 6m

  1. Drive from Abomey-Calavi to Ilorin 422.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Benin to Ilorin is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Benin to Ilorin is to drive and fly which costs $130 - $220 and takes 2h 37m.

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The distance between Benin and Ilorin is 276 km. The road distance is 422.7 km.

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The best way to get from Benin to Ilorin without a car is to bus and train which takes 14h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Benin to Ilorin, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lagos Airport to Ilorin Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Benin to Ilorin is 423 km. It takes approximately 5h 6m to drive from Benin to Ilorin.

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Air Peace offers flights from Lagos 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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Map of how to get from Benin to Ilorin.
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  • Distance: 275.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

What companies run services between Benin and Ilorin, Nigeria?

There is no direct connection from Benin to Ilorin. However, you can take the drive to Lagos airport, fly to Ilorin, then take the taxi to Ilorin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Abomey-Calavi to Ilorin via Cotonou, Lagos Jibowu, and Mushin in around 14h 8m.

Air Peace
Flights from Lagos to Ilorin
Ave. Duration
50 min
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Train from Mushin to Ilorin
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
Once a week
Schedules at
Bus operators
Chisco Transport

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