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Here’s the Abuja – Kaduna Train Schedule and Cost

by Joy Ajuluchukwu

If you live in Kaduna, you can pretty much tell that trips to Abuja are a norm for folks in the city. We don’t have the data but we do know that a lot of trips are completed on a weekly basis between the two cities. With the completion of the rail line, a more convenient means of travel was added for travellers.

The Abuja – Kaduna train schedule was updated in August to accommodate the high demand on the trains on weekends. Currently, there are 4 trips on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday whereas, only 2 trips on Wednesday.

Tickets are still yet to be made available online which means that you can only purchase it at the station. The sale of tickets starts an hour before the trip hence, to secure your trip, you should be at the station at least 30 minutes before departure time in order to buy your tickets.

If you’re planning any trip for the holiday, you should check out the train times.

Kaduna - Abuja train schedule
Kaduna – Abuja train schedule
Abuja - Kaduna train schedule
Abuja – Kaduna train schedule

The cost

First class tickets cost N2,500 for the normal trip and N3000 for the express trip.

Economy tickets cost N1,300 for the normal trip and N1,500 for express. Read about the difference between the first class and economy coaches here.

The express trip stops at the Kubwa station at Abuja.

The train trip is the safest and most convenient way to travel however, if you’re in a rush, you won’t be so excited about the time as you have to purchase the tickets at least 30 minutes before the trip to be guaranteed a seat and also spend up to two and half hours for the journey. Nonetheless, it is a great experience.

If you’re thinking of taking the train to Kaduna, you should read this article on the Abuja – Kaduna Train Trip: All you Need to Know

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Adam Idris March 2, 2020 - 6:04 am

I want travel to Kaduna from Abuja on Friday 06/03/2020 and I want follow second train what’s time I suppose to come station?

OGLO AMEH October 8, 2020 - 4:46 am

I want to travel from Abuja to kaduna by train, what time is the morning take off time from Abuja and how is the transport fair?

HAUWA YAKUBU October 30, 2020 - 9:25 pm

I want to travel from Abuja to kaduna by train, what time is the morning take off time from Abuja and how is the transport fair?

Amana November 10, 2020 - 4:56 am

Thanks alot for all the updates. They are VERY helpful. Thanks again

Cliff November 19, 2020 - 5:53 pm

Pls is their train for Abuja to Kaduna on sunday?

Yusuf Birma November 20, 2020 - 3:34 pm

What is the train schedule from idu station to kaduna now considering the effect of the COVID-19?

mukala January 21, 2021 - 8:12 am

hello, i want to know new price Kaduna to Abuja? before I want to travel next week please reply

Sani Galadima February 13, 2021 - 9:59 am

I would like to be updated


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