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How to Relocate from Lokoja to Abuja

How to Relocate from Lokoja to Abuja

Traveling to Abuja is like a hobby for Nigerians who wish to go there for various reasons. Do you intend to relocate to Abuja from Lokoja but are unfamiliar with the terrain?

 Not to worry, this article will give you a guideline about things to know before making the trip.

Abuja, Nigeria’s seat of power and base of the central government, is located in the middle belt geopolitical region of the country. It is known as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The National assembly, Government agencies, parastatals, and head offices of major establishments and companies are located in Abuja.

Abuja receives visitors from across the country and overseas on a daily basis, everybody with his or her intent of visiting. While some are going for the sake of politics, others go to attend conferences, job seminars and interviews, business appointments, and what have you.

 Visiting Abuja today, Below is a summary of what to expect as you travel to FCT.

Distance: 201.0 km

Travel Time By Road: 3 hours 37 min

Average Price: ₦2,583 – ₦4,500

Boarding Time: 6 am

Flight Ticket:

 Time: 30 minutes

Train Ticket: N/A

Main Routes from Lokoja to Abuja

Public Buses and private cars can travel to Abuja from Lokoja through

  •  Lokoja-Abaji-Dawliko Rd which covers a distance of 4 hr 13 min (214.2 km)

Distance between Lokoja and Abuja

The distance between Lokoja to Abuja is approximately 3 hr 37 min 214.2 km by road. Some transport vehicles spend more time on the road traveling to Abuja. This could be a result of some bad roads, traffic jams, speed, illegal checkpoints, or bad weather conditions

Lokoja to Abuja Cost of Transportation

Traveling to Abuja from Lokoja is like a stone throw due to its closeness. The transportation cost from Kogi to Abuja is approximately  ₦2,583 – ₦4,500.

There is could difference in Price due to transport, company, illegal road taxes, vehicle model, hoodlums on expressways, and force majeure.

In regards to this, There are major transport companies legally licensed to ply Lokoja Kogi to Abuja daily. These Mass transit buses that convey passengers via Lokoja Kogi to Abuja include;

  • ABC Transport PLC
  • Ifex Express Limited
  • Peace Mass Transport Limited
  • Fair Plus International Ltd
  • Nyanya Mass Transit Limited
  • GUO Transport
  • YME Express Services and a handful of others to mention.

They are all licensed and approved to work in Kogi State as genuine transport systems.

Lokoja to Abuja by Air

The nearest airport to Lokoja, Kogi State is Abuja (ABV) Airport which is approximately 149 km away.

It will take an average of 30 – 45 minutes to get to Abuja by flight. Due to the proximity, most Airlines have refused to convey passengers to Abuja from Lokoja by air.

I advise that you travel by road if you are located in Lokoja Kogi state.

You can also make further inquiries regarding air ticket costs if there are any of such.

When visiting Abuja, you should bear in mind that March and April are the warmest months of the year. Also, its coldest and driest month is August and December

So be prepared for such weather conditions, you are Welcome to Abuja FCT.

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