Travel within Nigeria is: Fully open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Akure?

Book now

There are 6 ways to get from Owerri to Akure by shuttle, train, taxi, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Shuttle, train, taxi  •  17h 56m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Imo to Lagos
  2. Take the train from Mushin to Osogbo
  3. Take a taxi from Osogbo to Akure

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  5h 21m

  1. Take a taxi from Owerri to Akure 351.9 km

4 alternative options

Bus, train, taxi  •  19h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Owerri to Lagos
  2. Take the train from Mushin to Osogbo
  3. Take a taxi from Osogbo to Akure

Drive  •  5h 21m

  1. Drive from Owerri to Akure 351.9 km

Fly from Owerri  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Owerri (QOW) to Akure (AKR) QOW - AKR

Taxi to Port Harcourt, fly  •  6h 33m

  1. Take a taxi from Owerri to Port Harcourt
  2. Fly from Port Harcourt (PHC) to Akure (AKR) PHC - AKR

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Owerri to Akure is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 5h 21m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Owerri to Akure is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $90 - $120 and takes 5h 21m.

More details

The distance between Owerri and Akure is 283 km. The road distance is 351.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Owerri to Akure without a car is to shuttle and train and taxi which takes 17h 56m and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 17h 56m to get from Owerri to Akure, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Owerri Airport to Akure Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between Owerri to Akure is 352 km. It takes approximately 5h 21m to drive from Owerri to Akure.

Get driving directions

Aura Airlines and Air Peace offer flights from Owerri Airport to Akure Airport.

Search flights

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

More details

The best way to get from Owerri to Owerri Airport is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs $7 - $10.

More details

Map of how to get from Owerri to Akure.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 282.9 km
  • Duration: 17h 56m

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

Air Peace and Aura Airlines fly from Owerri to Akure twice daily.

Airlines
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from Owerri to Akure via Abuja
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Flights from Port Harcourt to Akure via Abuja
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $420
Flights from Port Harcourt to Akure via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $410
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
Phone
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Email
info@nrc.gov.ng
Website
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Mushin to Osogbo
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Bus operators
GIGMobility
Email
contact@gigm.com
Website
gigm.com
Shuttle from Imo to Lagos
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
gigm.com
ABC Transport
Phone
+234 813 986 2090
Email
info@abctransport.com
Website
abctransport.com
Bus from Owerri to Lagos
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
abctransport.com
Other operators
Taxi from Osogbo to Akure
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Estimated price
$29 - $35

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Train travel in Spain: A guide to Renfe, The beginner’s guide to the 2018 World Nomad Games and 5 delightfully under-the-radar French towns you need to visit - to help you get the most out of your next trip.