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There are 6 ways to get from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV) by plane, bus, car or shuttle

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Fly from Cotonou  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Cotonou (COO) to Abuja (ABV) COO - ABV

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Bus, shuttle  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Cotonou to Lagos Maza Maza
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lagos to Abuja

4 alternative options

Bus to Lagos, fly  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Cotonou to Lagos Jibowu
  2. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Abuja (ABV) LOS - ABV

Bus to Lome, fly  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Cotonou to Lomé
  2. Fly from Lome (LFW) to Abuja (ABV) LFW - ABV

Bus  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Cotonou to Lagos Jibowu
  2. Take the bus from Lagos to Abuja

Drive  •  11h 14m

  1. Drive from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV) 849 km

Cotonou (COO) to Abuja (ABV) flights

The flight time between Cotonou (COO) and Abuja (ABV) is around 4h 28m and covers a distance of around 614 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 58m. Services are operated by ASKY, Air Senegal and Air Cote D'Ivoire. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Planes
4h 28m Average Duration
$65 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to bus and shuttle which costs $39 - $44 and takes 13h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly which costs $65 - $480 and takes 3h 57m.

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The distance between Cotonou and Abuja Airport (ABV) is 609 km. The road distance is 849 km.

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The best way to get from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV) without a car is to bus which takes 12h 3m and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly which takes 3h 57m and costs $65 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 12h 3m.

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There is no direct flight from Cotonou Airport to Abuja Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV) is 849 km. It takes approximately 11h 14m to drive from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV).

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Air Senegal, Air Cote D'Ivoire and ASKY offer flights from Cotonou Airport to Abuja Airport.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Abuja Airport (ABV). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV).
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  • Distance: 609.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Cotonou, Benin and Abuja Airport (ABV), Nigeria?

ASKY, Air Senegal and Air Cote D'Ivoire fly from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV) once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cotonou to Abuja Airport (ABV) via Lagos Jibowu, Lagos, and Abuja in around 12h 3m.

Airlines
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from Lagos to Abuja
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Ibom Air
Website
ibomair.com
Flights from Lagos to Abuja
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Jet Charter
Website
armcharter.com
Flights from Lagos to Abuja
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Arik Air
Website
arikair.com
Flights from Lagos to Abuja
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Dana Airlines
Website
flydanaair.com
Flights from Lagos to Abuja
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $180
ASKY
Website
flyasky.com
Flights from Cotonou to Abuja via Lome
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Lome to Abuja
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Air Cote D'Ivoire
Website
aircotedivoire.com
Flights from Cotonou to Abuja via Douala
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Azman Air
Website
airazman.com
Flights from Lagos to Abuja
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $340
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Lagos to Abuja
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Bus operators
Chisco Transport
Phone
+234 808 927 3799
Email
customer.care@chiscogroupng.com
Website
chiscotransport.com.ng
Bus from Cotonou to Lagos Jibowu
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
chiscotransport.com.ng
Bus from Cotonou to Lagos Maza Maza
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
chiscotransport.com.ng
STM Voyageurs
Phone
+227 23 23 03 03
Email
info@stmvoyageurs.com
Website
stmvoyageurs.com
Bus from Cotonou to Lomé
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
stmvoyageurs.com
ABC Transport
Phone
+234 813 986 2090
Email
info@abctransport.com
Website
abctransport.com
Bus from Lagos to Abuja
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $31
Schedules at
abctransport.com
GIGMobility
Email
contact@gigm.com
Website
gigm.com
Shuttle from Lagos to Abuja
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
gigm.com

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The best way to get from Cotonou to Cotonou Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $1.

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