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There are 5 ways to get from Umuahia to Akure by shuttle, train, taxi, car or plane

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Shuttle, train, taxi

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

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Umuahia to Akure

Drive

  1. Drive from Umuahia to Akure

Fly from Owerri

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

Taxi to Port Harcourt, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Umuahia to Port Harcourt
  2. Fly from Port Harcourt (PHC) to Akure (AKR)
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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Akure is 0800-970000-10.

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

The social distance requirement in Akure is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800-970000-10.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Umuahia to Akure is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 5h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Umuahia to Akure is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 5h 59m.

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The distance between Umuahia and Akure is 319 km. The road distance is 388.8 km.

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The best way to get from Umuahia to Akure without a car is to shuttle and train and taxi which takes 16h 44m and costs .

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It takes approximately 16h 44m to get from Umuahia to Akure, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Umuahia to Akure is 389 km. It takes approximately 5h 59m to drive from Umuahia to Akure.

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

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

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The best way to get from Umuahia to Owerri Airport is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs $13 - $17.

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Map of how to get from Umuahia to Akure.
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  • Distance: 318.7 km
  • Duration: 16h 44m

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

Air Peace and Aura Airlines fly from Umuahia 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 - $260
Flights from Port Harcourt to Akure via Abuja
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $390
Flights from Port Harcourt to Akure via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $350
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
Phone
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Email
info@nrc.gov.ng
Website
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Lagos to Osogbo
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Bus operators
GUO Transport Co.
Phone
(+234) 817-459-4910
Email
feedback@guotransport.com
Website
guotransport.com
Shuttle from Umuahia to Lagos
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
guotransport.com
Other operators
Taxi from Osogbo to Akure
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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