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Lagos to Ughelli by Bus: Cost, Distance, Location, and More

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Lagos to Ughelli by Bus: Cost, Distance, Location, and More

May 24, 2022

If you’re travelling within the South outside of Lagos and your destination is not Onitsha, Aba, or Port Harcourt - it just might be Delta. This blog post is about a town in Delta called Ughelli. It will discuss travelling from Lagos to Ughelli by bus. We will examine the cost, distance, location as well as other things. If you are considering taking a trip to this destination, this article will be worth your while. For starters, we will compare Lagos with Ughelli to get a better understanding of the two places. 


How does Lagos compare with Ughelli?


Lagos is a busy metropolitan city in the South West. Though it is not as big as many cities in Nigeria, it is one of the most industrialised of the pack. In contrast, Ughelli is a small town in Delta state with hardly any major industries. Road travellers usually make a quick stop here before heading for Warri or other cities. While Lagos has a wide array of tourist spots for relaxation, Ughelli is basically a quiet town with 24 Urhobo kingdoms. There are no airports nor any major hotels in the small town. Lagos, on the other hand, has both a local and international airport, plus many international hotel chains. But how far would you have to travel by road to shuttle between the two places?


The distance between Lagos and Ughelli


The distance from Lagos to Ughelli is 450 kilometres via the Benin-Sagamu Expressway. 


The cost of travelling from Lagos to Ughelli by road


There are a number of ways to travel from Lagos to Ughelli by road. We will focus on how to get there by bus. A lot of interstate bus companies ply that route. To travel from Lagos to Ughelli using any of them, you will spend between N7,500 and N10,500. 


You can easily find a decent bus company going from Lagos to Ughelli when you book on the Transita platform. If you don’t already have the Transita app on your phone, download it from the Google PlayStore or App Store to get the best deals on interstate bus tickets.  


How long will it take to travel from Lagos to Ughelli by road?


If you travel from Lagos to Ughelli by road, it will take you about 6 hours 30 minutes to arrive at your destination. Since you’ll probably be travelling by bus, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. 


How much fuel will be needed for the trip?


It will take about 60 litres of fuel in a vehicle to make the trip. But you don’t have to worry about that, do you? Let the bus company take care of that.