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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Abuja Airport (ABV) by plane, bus, ferry or car

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Fly from Istanbul

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Abuja (ABV)

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Bus to Kutahya, fly

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Seymen
  2. Fly from Kutahya (KZR) to Abuja (ABV)

3 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Abuja (ABV)

Ferry, bus, bus to Edremit, fly

  1. Take the ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma
  2. Take the bus from Bandırma to Susurluk
  3. Take the bus from Susurluk to Edremit
  4. Fly from Edremit (EDO) to Abuja (ABV)

Drive

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Abuja Airport (ABV)
Turkey → Nigeria
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International entry into Nigeria from Turkey

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Nigeria from Turkey

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 7 for vaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 7 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Nigeria

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Turkey

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Nigeria from Turkey.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Abuja Airport (ABV) is 0800-970000-10.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Abuja Airport (ABV) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Abuja Airport (ABV) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800-970000-10.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Turkey from Nigeria.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to bus and fly which costs 2.700 ₺ - 7.500 ₺ and takes 24h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly which costs 3.100 ₺ - 8.500 ₺ and takes 7h 16m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Abuja Airport (ABV) is 4150 km. The road distance is 7892.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Istanbul to Abuja Airport (ABV), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Abuja Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 45m.

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Abuja Airport (ABV) is 2h behind Istanbul. It is currently 10:13 PM in Istanbul and 8:13 PM in Abuja Airport (ABV).

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Abuja Airport (ABV) is 7892 km. It takes approximately 4 days 16h to drive from Istanbul to Abuja Airport (ABV).

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Turkish Airlines, Egyptair, Qatar Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Istanbul 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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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Abuja Airport (ABV).
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  • Distance: 4149.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Abuja Airport (ABV), Nigeria?

Turkish Airlines, Egyptair and four other airlines fly from Istanbul to Abuja Airport (ABV) 4 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Abuja
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Antalya, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Ankara, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Izmir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Adana, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Kayseri, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Trabzon, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Nevsehir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Diyarbakir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Bodrum, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Erzurum, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Erzincan, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Sanliurfa, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Ercan, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Kutahya to Abuja via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Edremit to Abuja via Ankara, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Edremit to Abuja via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Abuja via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Kutahya to Abuja via Istanbul, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Edremit to Abuja via Istanbul, Port Harcourt
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Abuja via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Abuja via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Abuja via Cairo
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Abuja via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Seymen
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Susurluk to Edremit
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Email
kamilkoc@kamilkoc.com.tr
Website
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Bandırma to Susurluk
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Susurluk to Edremit
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Ferry operators
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ido.com.tr

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