Kano in detail

Flights & getting there

The airport is 8km northwest of Sabon Gari – N150 by okada, three times that in a taxi.

There are daily flights to Lagos (N20,000, 90 minutes) and Abuja (N15,000, one hour).

Overnight luxury buses to Lagos are found at the Sabon Gari and cost around N4000.

Kuka Motor Park is the motor park for the north and the Niger–Nigerian border. Naiwaba Motor Park serves points south and west. Sample fares and times: Zaria (N500, 90 minutes), Kaduna (N700, three hours), Maiduguri (N2000, six hours), Sokoto (N900, six hours) and Jos (N700, four hours).