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There are 29 Abuja to Ilorin flights every week, with flights daily. Flights from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to Ilorin International Airport will take around 50 minutes. 

The airlines that fly from Abuja to Ilorin daily include Green Africa Airways, Overland Airways, and Air Peace. Aside from these airlines, Arik Air offers four flights a week.

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The following airlines offer direct flights from Abuja to Ilorin:

Visa and Customs

As Abuja and Ilorin are both within Nigeria, you will need a valid passport. However, foreign internationals flying in Nigeria will need to possess a visa – which you can get at the Nigerian embassy before traveling.  You will also need proof of Polio and Yellow Fever vaccinations. Although not mandatory, vaccinations for Hepatitis A+B & Meningitis are also encouraged. To check the customs regulations of Nigeria, click the link below: Customs Nigeria

Baggage Allowance

The hand luggage size limit of Arik Air, Overland Airways, and Green Africa Airways is 55cm x 35cm x 25cm. For Air Peace, luggage must be within the 45cm x 33cm x 20cm parameters. 

On average, the weight limit for carry-on luggage is 7kgs and 20kgs for check-in baggage. Follow up with your respective airline regarding the exact weight limits. For most airlines, excess luggage will cost ₦500 per extra kilogram. For Overland Airways, it is ₦1000 per extra kilogram.

Flight Prices

Overall, the prices vary between ₦40,500 and ₦69,500 for a direct flight. The prices for a return flight to Ilorin from Abuja are between ₦86,500 and ₦155,000. 

Flight Number Date Airline Lowest Price
Q9312 12/10/2022 Green Africa Airways ₦45,500
P47112 16/10/2022 Air Peace ₦60,000
OF1186 17/10/2022 Overland Airways ₦47,000
W3402 02/11/2022 Arik Air ₦52,000

Flight Schedule

Carrier Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Earliest Flight Latest Flight
Overland Airways 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:30 15:30
Arik Air 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 13:50 13:50
Air Peace 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:20 09:50
Green Africa Airways 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 13:35 17:05

FAQ About Traveling to Ilorin

Important information about traveling to Ilorin

Best Time to Fly?

Your best days to fly from Abuja to Ilorin are Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Flying during the week is ideal as it is quieter, and when you can get good flight prices from Ilorin to Abuja.

How Much is a Flight from Abuja to Ilorin?

The flight price from Ilorin to Abuja ranges from ₦40,500 to ₦155,000. This depends on the airline, day, times, trip type, and how far you book in advance. Green Africa Airways bookings are the cheapest at a low price of ₦40,500, and the most expensive is a Green Africa Airways booking for a gFlex roundtrip ticket at ₦155,000.

What is the Flight Time?

The flight time from Abuja to Ilorin is usually around 53 minutes. The quickest flights take 50 minutes, and the longest flights take 1 hour and 5 minutes. This can be due to the weather, different airline policies, and the runway’s busyness.

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Best Things to Do in Ilorin

Ilorin is the capital city of Kwara State in Nigeria. The city is on the Awun River, a minor tributary of the Niger River. Ilorin has a major market for locally-sourced crops such as cassava, groundnuts, sorghum, millet, peppers, and livestock. 

It has a large Muslim Yoruba population, as seen by the many mosques in the city. It’s a great place to experience the cultural history of Nigeria, and you can go on tours to learn more. There are also great offerings for shoppers and movie lovers who can enjoy the Palms Shopping Mall or Viva Cinemas.

Top 5 Things to Do in Ilorin: