Travelling by Road is one very important aspect of road transportation in Nigeria. Whether you’re travelling by day or by night, you will agree with me that road transportation is very important as it has helped those who cannot travel by air and get to their destinations faster with reduced cost of transport and luxury on the road for several hours.
Road travel connects states, cities, towns, and even villages together. Road transportation, being the most important medium of transportation in Nigeria has come to stay and it is best we know the top players in the industry currently.
Top 10 Road Travel Companies In Nigeria
1. ABC Transport Plc
This is one of the leading, if not the leading road travel company in Nigeria. ABC Transport Plc was founded on February 13, 1993, and it has grown to be a very popular brand in the transportation industry, a pace setter of some sort.
ABC Transport Plc has fleets of luxury buses which shuttle between the Nigerian major cities and even go out to some West African countries. This company provides services like Executive express, cargo express, haulage, sprinter and coach West African services amongst others. This company also has its own terminals and even lounge for it passengers in its major operating centres like Lagos, Abuja, Aba, Enugu, Lokoja, Port Harcourt, Owerri, Onitsha, Umuhani, Jos, Bolade and Mbaise. Aside routing through the major cities in the country, ABC Transport Plc on a daily basis transport passengers West African countries like Togo, Benin Republic and Ghana.
2. Chisco Transport Limited
Chisco Transport limited was founded in 1978 by Chief Dr. Chidi Anyaegbu (MFR) as a micro auto parts retailer before it transformed into the trusted road travel company which transports people to all 36 States in Nigeria plus the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. Chisco Transport limited boast of several luxury buses in its fleet and shuttles all the way to Accra, Ghana and Lome, Togo amongst other African countries. This company has terminals in all the states in Nigeria.
3. Young Shall Grow Transport Ltd
Young Shall Grow Transport Ltd was established in 1972 as a small transport business that shuttles around Enugu and Onitsha with mini-buses. Today, it has grown from using just 2 mini-buses and shuttling Enugu and Onitsha to having more than 500 luxury buses in its fleet and it shuttles across Maiduguri, Sokoto, Yola, Kano, Jos, Abuja, Enugu, Aba, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Onitsha, Umuahia, Calabar and Uyo among other major cities in Nigeria. Also, Young Shall Grow Transport Ltd transport offers passenger/logistics services to Benin Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso among others.
4. GUO Motors
GUO Motors is founded and funded by G.U. Okeke and Sons. This is one of the top road transport companies in Nigeria with over 30 years of inter-state travel within Nigeria. They have over 100 luxury buses and other modern vehicles and shuttle to different places across Nigeria.
5. Cross Country Limited
Cross Country came into the Nigerian travel space in recent times and it is already making waves with over 500 buses in its fleet going to about 30 destinations including some nearby African countries.
6. Bonny Way Motors Nigeria Ltd
Bonny Way Motors Nig. Limited is another popular brand in the Nigerian transport business. It operates bus transportation services using luxury buses across the major cities in Nigeria and some neighbouring countries. Alongside passenger transport service, Bonny Way Motors carry out the following services; Haulage services, courier services and deals in auto mobile parts.
7. Ifesinachi Transport Company
Ifesinachi is one of the veteran road travel companies in Nigeria. It shuttles across major cities in Nigeria and travels to other West African countries like Ghana. This company also provides other services like warehousing, haulage and courier services as well as lounges for their customers.
8. Peace Mass Transit (PMT)
This is a mini-bus service company started in 1995 to give commuter services to people within Nsukka, Enugu and Onitsha axis. This company that started small with just 2 buses had grown to own nothing less than 2000 buses in it fleet with it presence felt in 19 states. Peace Mass Transit have a daily passenger strength of 30,000 with about 2700 staff – regular and contract staffs inclusive.
9. Bestway Transport Limited
This is one of the highly rated Road transport companies in Nigeria with its head office in Aba, Abia State. It operates numerous luxury buses which it uses in rendering its services to its customers.
10. Royal Mass Transit (RMT)
This is also a Mini-bus transport company that operates in major cities in the country and it is situated in Anambra State, Nigeria.