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Road Travel in Nigeria can be exciting as well as extremely uncomfortable if you board a poorly maintained bus, because a good bus is the only solace you can get-considering the state of the road networks in the country. When travelling from Lagos to Eastern Nigeria, you might want to consider very important factors as your journey would be a long one. You would have to look at bus quality, affordability as well as your comfort during your travel. This can be a very tasking job which is why we have curated a list of top transport companies in Nigeria that offer first class transport services from Lagos to the East and it might a bit difficult for you to differentiate their services from the one you would enjoy when travelling by air.
Note: This list is in no particular order
God is Good Motors (GIGM)
GIGM is currently one of the biggest road transport company in Lagos and Nigeria as a whole. The transport company has terminals in all geo-political zones of the country. GIGM is a private-owned transport company that was founded in 1998. Over the years, it has taken road transport to another level by employing the use of comfortable buses and building standard terminals in various states in Nigeria. The company has spread its tentacles to other West-African countries. It recently launched terminal at Accra, Ghana.
Online booking with GIGM is very easy. You could visit the transport company’s official to book a trip or via their mobile app. GIGM’s headquarter is at Benin-City, Edo State.
The transport company also offers tour services to customers within and outside the country.
ABC Transport was established on 13th February 1993, with the company’s head office in Owerri, Imo State. ABC Transport has continued to deliver excellent transport services and has won various awards over the last few years. In addition to the transport services they offer, they also provide haulage services, cargo express and hotel services. The transport company’s hotel is called City Transit Inn, located in Utako, District, Abuja.
Chisco Transport Company was founded in 1978 by Dr. Chidi Anyaegbu making it one of the oldest transport companies in Nigeria. Initially the transport company was founded to transport passengers to and fro Eastern States. However, it now operates in almost every state in the country. The transport company runs a functional online booking platform that aids trip bookings from the comfort of your homes. You can get up to 10% discount on all one-way trips and 15% on all return trips when you book online via the company’s website. The company currently has over 500 fleet of vehicles and its head office is at 104, Funsho Williams Avenue, Iponrin, Surulere, Lagos State.
Guo Transport Company ranks as one of the popular and best transport companies in Nigeria. It serves more than 200 destinations across Nigeria and West Africa, and is known to provide safe, affordable and enjoyable transportation to customers.
The transport company has a large fleet of vehicles comprising Toyota Sienna 7-Seater Vehicles, Toyota Hiace 15-Seater Buses, Sprinter 14- Seater Buses and Luxurious Buses. The company’s head office is located at KM 3, Badagry Expressway, Lagos State. You could book tickets online on the company’s official website or over the counter at any of GUO Transport Company Bus Terminals in Lagos.
Young Shall Grow Motors
Young Shall Grow Motors was founded in 1972 in Eastern Nigeria and is the transport division of Young Shall Grow Companies. The company initially started out as a mini-bus operator plying only Enugu to Onitsha routes. In 7 years, the company grew and started plying more routes. The transport company is known for offering comfortable and affordable transport to customers. The head office is in Mazamaza, Old Ojo Road, Lagos State. The transport company has an online booking system, so you could either book your tickets there or visit one of its terminals in Lagos to book your trip.
Cross Country Motors
Cross Country Transport commenced operations officially in 2001 with about 132 fleet of vehicles, having its head office at 345, Muritala Mohammed Way, Yaba, Lagos State. The company possesses air-conditioned luxury buses that have the capacity to perform efficiently on Nigerian roads. The buses are installed with tracking devices to deter drivers from exceeding the company’s approved speed limit. Cross Country Transport also coveys passengers to other West African countries.
The company is also known to offer affordable transport for corp members to their various orientation camps. That is why it is referred to as the “Corpers’ Best Friend”.
G. Agofure Motors offers bus services to highly travelled destinations across Nigeria including Eastern states. The transport company possesses highly trained drivers, road-worthy vehicles and fully air-conditioned buses that afford clients with amazing travel experiences. The company’s head office is located at 154/158 P.T.I Road, Effurun, Warri, Delta State. Visit the company’s website to book your tickets for a trip. Online booking is currently unavailable.
Peace Mass Transit
Peace Mass Transit is one of the most affordable transport companies in Nigeria that provides awesome travel services to customers. It was founded in 1995 and currently boasts of a fleet of about 2,000 buses. These buses are air-conditioned and are fitted with tinted windows and drapes to protect from the harsh rays of the sun.
The company possesses an online booking platform that makes booking your trips easy. The transport company also operates across major Eastern States in Nigeria and has its head office at 4, Okpara Avenue, Enugu State. The company’s buses are equipped with a speed limiter to ensure that drivers do not exceed 120km/hr.
Ifesinachi Transport Limited
Ifesinachi Transport Limited was founded by James Ogbonnaya Mamah and has since provided affordable, accessible and sustainable travel to their customers. The company is popularly known for its transport services from Lagos to Abuja and Eastern States. The transport company has made tickets booking stress-free by providing an online booking platform.
E.Ekesons Transport started as a small transport company in the 1980s and has continued to offer internationally accepted standard of transport services, making it one of the leading transport systems in Nigeria. The company’s headquarters is located in Jibowu-Yaba, Lagos. The company recently added a unique feature to its transport services by introducing First Class sections in its buses. One good thing about travelling with E.Ekesons Transport is that you can work with your budget when booking a trip.
You can choose to book your tickets online via the company’s website.