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There are 5 ways to get from Niger to Ilorin by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Niamey to Ouagadougou
  2. Take the bus from Ouagadougou to Cotonou
  3. Take the bus from Cotonou to Lagos Jibowu
  4. Take the train from Mushin to Ilorin

Cheapest option

Drive to Sokoto, fly

  1. Drive from Birni N Konni to Sokoto
  2. Fly from Sokoto (SKO) to Ilorin (ILR)

3 alternative options

Bus, train via Accra

  1. Take the bus from Niamey to Ouagadougou
  2. Take the bus from Ouagadougou to Accra
  3. Take the bus from Accra to Lagos
  4. Take the train from Ebute-Metta to Ilorin

Drive

  1. Drive from Niamey to Ilorin

Drive to Kano, fly

  1. Drive from Aguié to Kano
  2. Fly from Kano (KAN) to Ilorin (ILR)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Nigeria from July 1.

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

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Nigeria relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Nigeria, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: October 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The most affordable way to get from Niger to Ilorin is to drive, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 12h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Niger to Ilorin is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 12h 52m.

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The distance between Niger and Ilorin is 1150 km. The road distance is 850.6 km.

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The best way to get from Niger to Ilorin without a car is to bus and train which takes 41h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 41h 22m to get from Niger to Ilorin, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sokoto Airport to Ilorin Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Niger to Ilorin is 851 km. It takes approximately 12h 52m to drive from Niger to Ilorin.

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Air Peace and Arik Air offer flights from Sokoto 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 Niger to Ilorin.
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  • Distance: 1150.2 km
  • Duration: 41h 22m

What companies run services between Niger and Ilorin, Nigeria?

There is no direct connection from Niger to Ilorin. However, you can take the taxi to Niamey, take the bus to Ouagadougou, take the walk to Ouagadougou, take the bus to Cotonou, take the bus to Lagos Jibowu, take the walk to Mushin, then take the train to Ilorin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Niamey to Ilorin via Niamey, Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Accra, Lagos, and Ebute-Metta in around 2 days 7h.

Airlines
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from Sokoto to Ilorin via Abuja
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Flights from Sokoto to Ilorin via Abuja, Lagos
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $450
Flights from Kano to Ilorin via Lagos
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Kano to Ilorin via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Kano to Ilorin via Port Harcourt, Lagos
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Kano to Ilorin via Abuja
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $470
Flights from Kano to Ilorin via Abuja, Lagos
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$420 - $750
Flights from Kano to Ilorin via Asaba, Lagos
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $850
Arik Air
Website
arikair.com
Flights from Sokoto to Ilorin via Abuja
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Flights from Kano to Ilorin via Abuja
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $400
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
Phone
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Email
info@nrc.gov.ng
Website
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Mushin to Ilorin
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Ebute-Metta to Ilorin
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
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
Chisco Transport
Intercity STC Coaches
Phone
+233 55 794 3605
Email
info@stc.gov.gh
Website
stc.gov.gh
Bus from Ouagadougou to Accra
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
stcticketing.gov.gh
Bus from Accra to Lagos
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
stc.gov.gh
Regular
$18
Virgin
$21
ID
$24
NONE
$26

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