Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport(ABV) is the main international airport serving the capital city of Nigeria - Abuja. To be precise, the airport is approximately 20 km(12 miles) west of Abuja. It was named after Nigeria's first President, Nnamdi Azikiwe. You can find the airport’s address below:
Airport Code:(ABV) Abuja, Nigeria
If you’re going to Abuja Airport and are worried about finding an appropriate transportation option, we can help you. There is a variety of transportation options at ABV Airport, and you can choose among the following: Taxis, Shuttles, Ride-Sharing Companies, Rental Cars, and Buses.
Not sure which mode of transport is the best for you? Check below and find the most suitable option.
You can find green-colored taxi vehicles next to the transportation access outside of the terminal.
The most common transportation option almost everywhere in the world is, of course, a taxi. So, you can certainly find taxi operators at Abuja Airport as well. A taxi ride from Abuja Airport to Abuja city center may take around 40 minutes, depending on your destination.
Taxis are generally available outside the terminal building. You can find green-colored vehicles next to the transportation access outside of the terminal. Many visitors prefer to book a taxi in advance so that they wouldn’t have to worry about finding a ride later.
There are also private shuttles and minivans provided by Suntransfers. The reservation process is easy, and you can book a ride online using their website.
You’re probably thinking about the prices now.
Don’t worry, we’ve got that covered. Check the following list and find out the fares from ABV Airport to some popular places in the area.
Private Car(max 3 passengers)
Private Minivan(max 6 passengers)
Central Business District
One more thing, the Nigerian currency is called“Naira”(NGN). Don’t get scared if the price is too high since 1 USD equals 355 NGN.
Ride-sharing apps/companies are often used in the USA, and their popularity is growing in other parts of the world as well. If you’re a fan of this transportation option, you’ll be happy to hear that Uber is operating in the city of Abuja.
To give you a glimpse of their prices, we’ve outlined the estimates from ABV Airport to popular destinations in Abuja. You can check them out in the following list:
Abuja National Mosque
Central Business District
National Children’s Park and Zoo
If you want a car all to yourself and don’t mind spending more money, you can always rent a car. It is a great choice if you want to organize your entire trip according to your needs.
There is one Car Hire Service at Abuja Airport, and you can call them at +234 809 495 2153.
However, you can find many more rental companies operating in Abuja. To help you find the best one, we’ve listed their names and phone numbers in the list below.
Car Rental Company
+234 802 890 4996
+234 706 186 9057
+234 803 966 2017
+234 706 900 1551
+234 811 117 3668
+234 802 343 9159
If you are a budget-wise traveler, you know that buses are usually the cheapest option of transport. So, if you want to reduce your expenses, use a bus to go to the city center. The bus ride should take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Once you arrive at ABV Airport, you should ask at the Information desk about the bus schedule and anything else you want to know.
Whether you need a luxury or budget-friendly hotel, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport has many of them within easy reach.
We’ve picked some popular choices and outlined them below:
+234 813 988 8888
+234 809 994 4480
Chida International Hotel
+234 810 071 8882
Transcorp Hilton Abuja
+234 708 060 3000
+234 807 331 6621
Western Dreams Hotel
+234 818 866 6776
If you’re going from Abuja Airport straight to the hotel, check for the availability of airport shuttles by calling your hotel first.
A Different Ride for Each Budget
Shared Ride Shuttle service is the most economical way to and from the airport yet very convenient and efficient.
Book a private car, van or limo when you need direct, exclusive service to and from the airport.