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There are 3 ways to get from Onitsha to Bayelsa by bus, shuttle, taxi or car

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Bus, shuttle

  1. Take the bus from Onitsha to Lagos
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lagos to Yenagoa

2 alternative options


  1. Take a taxi from Onitsha to Yenagoa


  1. Drive from Onitsha to Yenagoa
Onitsha → Bayelsa
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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

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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 Bayelsa is 0800-970000-10.

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

The social distance requirement in Bayelsa 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: 15 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Onitsha to Bayelsa is to bus and shuttle which costs $34 - $36 and takes 25h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Onitsha to Bayelsa is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 3h 10m.

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It is 175 km from Onitsha to Bayelsa. It is approximately 211.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Onitsha to Bayelsa without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 25h 19m and costs $34 - $36.

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It takes approximately 25h 19m to get from Onitsha to Bayelsa, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Onitsha to Bayelsa is 211 km. It takes approximately 3h 10m to drive from Onitsha to Bayelsa.

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Map of how to get from Onitsha to Bayelsa.
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  • Distance: 175.5 km
  • Duration: 25h 19m

What companies run services between Onitsha, Nigeria and Bayelsa, Nigeria?

There is no direct connection from Onitsha to Bayelsa. However, you can take the bus to Lagos, take the walk to Lagos, take the shuttle to Yenagoa, then take the taxi to Yenagoa. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Yenagoa.

Bus operators
ABC Transport
+234 813 986 2090
Bus from Onitsha to Lagos
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Once daily
Estimated price
Schedules at
Shuttle from Lagos to Yenagoa
Ave. Duration
Once daily
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Other operators
Taxi from Onitsha to Yenagoa
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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