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There are 4 ways to get from Lokoja to Ilorin by taxi, shuttle, train, car or plane

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Taxi, shuttle, train

  1. Take a taxi from Lokoja to Edo
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Edo to Lagos
  3. Take the train from Agege to Ilorin



  1. Take a taxi from Lokoja to Ilorin


  1. Drive from Lokoja to Ilorin

Taxi, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Lokoja to Abuja
  2. Fly from Abuja (ABV) to Ilorin (ILR)
Lokoja → Ilorin

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COVID-19 help in Nigeria

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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 Ilorin is 0800-970000-10.

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

The social distance requirement in Ilorin 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: 18 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lokoja to Ilorin is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Lokoja to Ilorin is to taxi and fly which costs $160 - $350 and takes 3h 49m.

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It is 254 km from Lokoja to Ilorin. It is approximately 322.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lokoja to Ilorin without a car is to taxi and shuttle and train which takes 19h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 19h 34m to get from Lokoja to Ilorin, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Abuja Airport to Ilorin Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lokoja to Ilorin is 323 km. It takes approximately 4h 26m to drive from Lokoja to Ilorin.

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Air Peace and Arik Air offer flights from Abuja Airport to Ilorin Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Ilorin. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lokoja to Ilorin.
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  • Distance: 254.2 km
  • Duration: 19h 34m

What companies run services between Lokoja, Nigeria and Ilorin, Nigeria?

There is no direct connection from Lokoja to Ilorin. However, you can take the taxi to Edo, take the shuttle to Lagos, take the taxi to Agege, then take the train to Ilorin. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Ilorin.

Air Peace
Flights from Abuja to Ilorin
Ave. Duration
50 min
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Arik Air
Flights from Abuja to Ilorin
Ave. Duration
55 min
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Train from Agege to Ilorin
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
Once a week
Schedules at
Bus operators
Shuttle from Edo to Lagos
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Once daily
Estimated price
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Lokoja to Edo
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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