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About Benin City

Benin City is located in southern Nigeria, an African country with a population of approximately 1.5 million. In the city, which is one of the leading cities of Nigeria's rubber industry, you can find the best educational institutions in Nigeria. The University of Benin, Ekiadol College, Igbinedion University and Benson Idahosa University are first choices of students here. 
The historical Oba Palace, Igun Street which is famous for its silver jewelery and the National Museum are some of the places to visit and see. King Square on Ring Road in Benin City hosts also the traditional markets. The Beninese called as The Binis are particularly famous for bronze sculptures and traditional arts and in addition to this various festivals and events are celebrated every time of year in the city. The most important of them is Igue Festival, in which the Oba people celebrate that the soil have been blessed historically and culturally. This festival is celebrated between December 25 and January 1. 


Transportation to Benin City City Center from Airport


Benin Airport

Transportation to Benin City center from the airport

Traveling to the city center from Benin City Airport is very easy. You can reach the city center, which is located 6 kilometers away, without any difficulty in a very short time. Some of the vehicles that you can use during this travel in the city are taxis and private shuttles. The prices of the vehicles that carry their passengers quickly to the city center, which is not very far away, are generally considered cost-effective.


You can easily find the Benin City taxis, which you can easily realize with their red or yellow colors, after leaving the airport terminal. With Benin City's comfortable taxis, you can reach any part of the city in a short time and enjoy your travel without having any trouble. If you want to travel to a different region around the city or outside the city, you can first contact the taxi driver and learn how much you will pay on average to reach your destination by taxi.  Once you arrive at your destination, simply say "stop" or "drop me here" in English to the driver.  Night tariffs of the taxis in the city are not much different from the normal tariffs, but some roads can be quite dangerous at nights. For this reason, you should make sure that the taxi that you will get on is a licensed one or you can prefer one of the airport taxis.


For your transportation from the airport to the center of Benin City, you can also use one of the shuttles that are more affordable compared to the taxis. These shuttles carry passengers to certain points in the city center, and after reaching these points, you need to take a different bus or taxi from here. Although it is more economical to travel by shuttle, if you have heavy luggage that you need to carry to your hotel or accommodation center, it may be more appropriate to prefer one of the taxis. As an alternative, after reaching the center of the city by shuttle, you can take a taxi that you can easily find here and take the road to your destination. Shuttles usually carry their passengers for a fixed free. However, you can learn how much to pay before making your preference among the transportation alternatives.

Hotel Shuttle

If you are planning to stay in one of the big hotels in the city, you can contact your hotel, get information about shuttle service and travel to your hotel in Benin City by using a shuttle in a comfortable way. If your hotel provides this service for free, you can reach the center without paying any amount for a taxi or private shuttle. Hotel shuttles pick their passengers up from the terminal exit at the landing time of the planes and transport them to the facilities located in the center in a short time.   

Car Rental

It cannot be said that Benin City offers many options to its visitors about car rental options. However, before coming to the city, you can search for the local rental companies that provide car rental service in Benin City and contact them to rent a car.

Weather in Benin City

DayMin - Max
TuesdayMin 24ºC - Max 27ºC
WednesdayMin 24ºC - Max 28ºC
ThursdayMin 24ºC - Max 27ºC
FridayMin 24ºC - Max 27ºC
SaturdayMin 23ºC - Max 26ºC

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