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There are 5 ways to get from Niamey to Parakou by bus, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Niamey to Ouagadougou
  2. Take the bus from Ouagadougou to Cotonou
  3. Take the bus from Cotonou to Parakou

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Fly to Lagos, bus

  1. Fly from Niamey (NIM) to Lagos (LOS)
  2. Take the bus from Lagos Jibowu to Cotonou
  3. Take the bus from Cotonou to Parakou

Drive

  1. Drive from Niamey to Parakou

Fly to Ilorin, drive

  1. Fly from Niamey (NIM) to Ilorin (ILR)
  2. Drive from Ilorin to Parakou

Fly to Cotonou, bus

  1. Fly from Niamey (NIM) to Cotonou (COO)
  2. Take the bus from Cotonou to Parakou

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Benin

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Benin

Limited international flights leaving Niger began to resume from July 17.

Last updated: May 23 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Niamey to Parakou is to fly and bus, which costs $100 - $550 and takes 15h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Niamey to Parakou is to fly and bus which costs $500 - $1,000 and takes 8h 54m.

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The distance between Niamey and Parakou is 468 km. The road distance is 614.9 km.

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The best way to get from Niamey to Parakou without a car is to bus which takes 33h 27m and costs .

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It takes approximately 33h 27m to get from Niamey to Parakou, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Niamey Airport to Ilorin Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h and has two stopovers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Niamey to Parakou is 615 km. It takes approximately 9h 42m to drive from Niamey to Parakou.

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Air Cote D'Ivoire and Air Peace offer flights from Niamey Airport to Ilorin Airport.

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The best way to get from Niamey to Niamey Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $23 - $29.

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Map of how to get from Niamey to Parakou.
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  • Distance: 467.9 km
  • Duration: 33h 27m

What companies run services between Niamey, Niger and Parakou, Benin?

You can take a bus from Niamey to Parakou via Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Cotonou, and Cotonou in around 33h 27m.

Airlines
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from Niamey to Ilorin via Kano, Lagos
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Niamey to Ilorin via Kano, Port Harcourt, Lagos
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Niamey to Ilorin via Kano, Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Niamey to Ilorin via Kano, Abuja
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from Niamey to Ilorin via Kano, Abuja, Lagos
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Niamey to Ilorin via Kano, Asaba, Lagos
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Flights from Niamey to Ilorin via Abidjan, Lagos
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,000
Flights from Niamey to Lagos via Kano
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Niamey to Lagos via Kano, Port Harcourt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$470 - $900
Flights from Niamey to Lagos via Kano, Abuja
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Niamey to Lagos via Kano, Asaba
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$460 - $850
ASKY
Website
flyasky.com
Flights from Niamey to Cotonou
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $950
Air Cote D'Ivoire
Website
aircotedivoire.com
Flights from Niamey to Lagos via Abidjan
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Azman Air
Website
airazman.com
Flights from Niamey to Lagos via Kano
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Bus operators
STM Voyageurs
Phone
+227 23 23 03 03
Email
info@stmvoyageurs.com
Website
stmvoyageurs.com
Bus from Niamey to Ouagadougou
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
stmvoyageurs.com
TCV
Phone
+226 25 30 14 12
Email
tcvsa2002@gmail.com
Website
tcv-sa.com
Bus from Ouagadougou to Cotonou
Ave. Duration
16h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
tcv-sa.com
Baobab Express
Website
baobabexpress.org
Bus from Cotonou to Parakou
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
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