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There are 9 ways to get from Ile-Ife to Imo by train, bus, taxi, car, plane or shuttle

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, bus

  1. Take the train from Iwo to Mushin
  2. Take the bus from Lagos to Owerri

Cheapest option

Taxi, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Ile-Ife to Ibadan
  2. Take the bus from Ibadan to Abuja
  3. Take the bus from Abuja to Owerri

7 alternative options

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ile-Ife to Owerri

Drive

  1. Drive from Ile-Ife to Owerri

Train, fly to Owerri

  1. Take the train from Iwo to Ikeja
  2. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Owerri (QOW)

Train, fly to Port Harcourt, taxi

  1. Take the train from Iwo to Ikeja
  2. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Port Harcourt (PHC)
  3. Take a taxi from Port Harcourt to Owerri

Train, fly to Asaba, taxi

  1. Take the train from Iwo to Ikeja
  2. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Asaba (ABB)
  3. Take a taxi from Asaba to Oguta

Train, fly to Enugu, taxi

  1. Take the train from Iwo to Ikeja
  2. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Enugu (ENU)
  3. Take a taxi from Enugu to Okigwe

Train, shuttle

  1. Take the train from Iwo to Lagos
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lagos to Owerri

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ile-Ife to Imo is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 6h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Ile-Ife to Imo is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $100 - $130 and takes 6h 16m.

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The distance between Ile-Ife and Imo is 349 km. The road distance is 430.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ile-Ife to Imo without a car is to train and bus which takes 17h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 17h 11m to get from Ile-Ife to Imo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lagos Airport to Owerri Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ile-Ife to Imo is 431 km. It takes approximately 6h 16m to drive from Ile-Ife to Imo.

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Green Africa Airways and Air Peace offer flights from Lagos Airport to Owerri Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Imo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ile-Ife to Imo.
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  • Distance: 348.8 km
  • Duration: 17h 11m

What companies run services between Ile-Ife, Nigeria and Imo, Nigeria?

There is no direct connection from Ile-Ife to Imo. However, you can take the taxi to Iwo, take the train to Mushin, take the walk to Lagos, then take the bus to Owerri. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Ibadan, take the bus to Abuja, take the walk to Abuja, then take the bus to Owerri.

Airlines
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from Lagos to Owerri
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt via Benin City
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Lagos to Asaba
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Lagos to Enugu
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Ibom Air
Website
ibomair.com
Flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $380
Flights from Lagos to Enugu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Green Africa Airways
Website
greenafrica.com
Flights from Lagos to Owerri
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $350
Flights from Lagos to Enugu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $270
Arik Air
Website
arikair.com
Flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
Phone
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Email
info@nrc.gov.ng
Website
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Iwo to Mushin
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Iwo to Ikeja
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Iwo to Lagos
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Bus operators
ABC Transport
Phone
+234 813 986 2090
Email
info@abctransport.com
Website
abctransport.com
Bus from Lagos to Owerri
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
abctransport.com
Bus from Ibadan to Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
abctransport.com
Bus from Abuja to Owerri
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
abctransport.com
GUO Transport Co.
Phone
(+234) 817-459-4910
Email
feedback@guotransport.com
Website
guotransport.com
Shuttle from Lagos to Owerri
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
guotransport.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ile-Ife to Ibadan
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
$19 - $23

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