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There are 5 ways to get from Kano to Akure by plane, taxi, train or car

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Fly to Benin City, taxi

  1. Fly from Kano (KAN) to Benin City (BNI)
  2. Take a taxi from Benin City to Akure

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Fly to Akure

  1. Fly from Kano (KAN) to Akure (AKR)

3 alternative options

Fly to Asaba, taxi

  1. Fly from Kano (KAN) to Asaba (ABB)
  2. Take a taxi from Asaba to Akure

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Kano to Inisa
  2. Take a taxi from Inisa to Akure

Drive

  1. Drive from Kano to Akure

Kano (KAN) to Akure (AKR) flights

21 Weekly Planes
5h 30m Average Duration
$48 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Kano to Akure is to fly which costs $50 - $360 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Kano to Akure is to fly which costs $50 - $360 and takes 3h 34m.

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The distance between Kano and Akure is 641 km. The road distance is 788.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kano to Akure without a car is to train and taxi which takes 24h 15m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Kano to Akure, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kano Airport to Benin City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kano to Akure is 788 km. It takes approximately 11h 45m to drive from Kano to Akure.

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Jet Charter, Arik Air and Air Peace offer flights from Kano Airport to Benin City Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Kano to Kano Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Kano to Akure.
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  • Distance: 641.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 49m

What companies run services between Kano, Nigeria and Akure, Nigeria?

Air Peace, Green Africa Airways and two other airlines fly from Kano to Akure 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from Kano to Benin City via Abuja
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Kano to Benin City via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Kano to Benin City via Abuja, Lagos
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Kano to Asaba
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Flights from Kano to Asaba via Abuja
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Green Africa Airways
Website
greenafrica.com
Flights from Kano to Akure via Abuja
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Flights from Kano to Akure via Lagos
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Kano to Akure via Abuja, Lagos
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Arik Air
Website
arikair.com
Flights from Kano to Benin City via Abuja
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Jet Charter
Website
armcharter.com
Flights from Kano to Benin City via Abuja
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Kano to Asaba via Lagos
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
Phone
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Email
info@nrc.gov.ng
Website
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Kano to Inisa
Ave. Duration
22h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Other operators
Taxi from Benin City to Akure
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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