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There are 5 ways to get from Ghana to Nigeria by plane, bus 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.

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Fly to Lagos  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Accra (ACC) to Lagos (LOS) ACC - LOS

$159 - $302

Cheapest option

Bus Intercity STC Coaches  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Accra to Lagos

$37 - $65

3 alternative options

Fly to Port Harcourt  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Accra (ACC) to Port Harcourt (PHC) ACC - PHC

$263 - $666

Bus ABC Transport  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Accra to Lagos

$53 - $55

Drive  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Accra to Lagos 289.9 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Ghana to Nigeria is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghana to Nigeria is to fly which costs $150 - $310 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Ghana and Nigeria is 1013 km. The road distance is 463.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ghana to Nigeria without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 13 min and costs $53 - $56.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Ghana to Nigeria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ghana to Nigeria is to fly which takes 1 h 23 min and costs $150 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $65 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Accra Airport to Lagos Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Nigeria is 1 h ahead of Ghana. It is currently 4:29 PM in Ghana and 5:29 PM in Nigeria.

Yes, the driving distance between Ghana to Nigeria is 464 km. It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to drive from Ghana to Nigeria.

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Air VIA, Air Namibia, Mid Africa and four other airlines offer flights from Accra Airport to Lagos Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ghana to Nigeria.
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  • Distance: 633 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Ghana and Nigeria?

Air Peace, Africa World Airlines and five other airlines fly from Accra to Lagos every 4 hours. Alternatively, Intercity STC Coaches operates a bus from Accra to Lagos once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 21 min.

Airlines
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from Accra to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Flights from Accra to Port Harcourt via Lagos
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Accra to Port Harcourt via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,500
Africa World Airlines
Website
flyawa.com.gh
Flights from Accra to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Arik Air
Website
arikair.com
Flights from Accra to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Accra to Port Harcourt via Abuja
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Air VIA
Website
air-via.com
Flights from Accra to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Accra to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Mid Africa
Website
flymidafrica.aero
Flights from Accra to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
ASKY
Website
flyasky.com
Flights from Accra to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Accra to Port Harcourt via Abuja
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Bus operators
Intercity STC Coaches
Phone
+233 55 794 3605
Email
info@stc.gov.gh
Website
stc.gov.gh
Bus from Accra to Lagos
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
stc.gov.gh
Regular
$38
Virgin
$46
ID
$52
NONE
$56
ABC Transport
Website
abctransport.com
Bus from Accra to Lagos
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
abctransport.com

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The best way to get from Ghana to Accra Airport is to drive which takes 6 min and costs $1.

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