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Official Abuja Airport Taxi Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the official Abuja Airport taxi service.

Though an expensive option, but the ABV Abuja International Airport is a considerable distance from Abuja and taking a registered taxi is a convenient and relatively safe option to your accommodation.

(Read More about Official Abuja Airport Taxis Below)
** Be aware that unofficial or pirate taxis operate at Abuja Airport and we have given them different safety recommendations as discussed below.

Official Abuja Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Abuja Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (NGN or Nigerian Naira). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Note that Abuja Airport taxi rates given here are for official taxis and unofficial or pirate taxis (discussed below) may be different. Drivers will accept US Dollars or GBP.

  • From the Abuja Airport to the city centre will cost you NGN 15,000 / USD 100.

Abuja Taxi Payment: Cash only
Drivers will accept US Dollars or GBP.
Abuja Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping not required

Official Abuja Airport Taxi Details

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There are Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport taxis outside of the Arrivals Hall. Be prepared for aggressive touts and keep your wits and head directly to a taxi.  Note that transportation to town is limited to taxi and bus.

Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport transfers to the centre of town takes approximately 30-45 minutes.

 Pirate Abuja Airport Taxi Serivce


Only take Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport taxis directly outside of the Arrivals Hall, otherwise you could be stepping into a pirate taxi (not registered) and could be the victim of a scam.

IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the pirate Abuja Airport taxi service.

On occasion, passengers in pirate taxis have been driven to secluded locations where they were attacked and robbed.  Do not use pirate taxis.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2024