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

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  1. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Akure (AKR)

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  1. Take a taxi from Lagos to Akure

3 alternative options

Train, taxi via Abeokuta

  1. Take the train from Lagos to Abeokuta
  2. Take the train from Abeokuta to Osogbo
  3. Take a taxi from Osogbo to Akure

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Lagos to Osogbo
  2. Take a taxi from Osogbo to Akure


  1. Drive from Lagos to Akure

Lagos (LOS) to Akure (AKR) flights

The flight time between Lagos (LOS) and Akure (AKR) is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 231 km. Services are operated by Air Peace. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Planes
50 min Average Duration
$142 Cheapest Price
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Lagos → Akure
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COVID-19 help in Nigeria

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 0800-970000-10

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, travel within Nigeria is currently allowed.

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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 Akure is 0800-970000-10.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Akure is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Akure is 1 metre.

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

Last updated: 25 Jun 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lagos to Akure is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 3h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Lagos to Akure is to fly. Taking this option will cost $150 - $230 and takes 1h 23m.

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The distance between Lagos and Akure is 217 km. The road distance is 312 km.

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The best way to get from Lagos to Akure without a car is to train and taxi via Abeokuta which takes 8h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 23m to get from Lagos to Akure, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lagos Airport to Akure Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lagos to Akure is 312 km. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Lagos to Akure.

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Air Peace offers flights from Lagos Airport to Akure 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 Lagos to Lagos Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs $6 - $8.

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Map of how to get from Lagos to Akure.
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  • Distance: 217.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 23m

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

Air Peace flies from Lagos to Akure once daily.

Air Peace
Flights from Lagos to Akure
Ave. Duration
50 min
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Train from Lagos to Abeokuta
Ave. Duration
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
Train from Abeokuta to Osogbo
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Once a week
Schedules at
Train from Lagos to Osogbo
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Once a week
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Osogbo to Akure
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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