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Lagos – Abeokuta – Ibadan Train Schedule, Ticket Price

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Just like the Abuja – Kaduna train service, the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has started Lagos – Abeokuta – Ibadan rail services. The much talked about train services started operations on December 7, 2020.

The train has a different class of services. The class of services on the newly acquired Air-condition coaches are the Economy class, Business class and first class. The cost of a ticket depends on the class of service a passenger chose.

Lagos – Ibadan Train Zone

For easy identification, the train is divided into 3 train zones as listed below.

  • Lagos – Ibadan (Zone 1 – 2)
  • Lagos – Abeokuta (Zone 1)
  • Abeokuta – Ibadan (Zone 2)
Lagos – Abeokuta – Ibadan Train Schedule, Ticket Price
The mini bar inside Lagos – Ibadan Train

Lagos – Ibadan Train Schedule (Monday – Friday)

Below is the updated Lagos to Ibadan train service timetable for Monday to Friday (Week Days).

  • Lagos to Ibadan: 8.00 am from Mobolaji Johnson Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos State.
  • Ibadan to Lagos: 8.00 am from Chief Obafemi Awolowo Station, Moniya, Ibadan.
  • Lagos to Ibadan: 4.00 pm from Mobolaji Johnson Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos State.
  • Ibadan to Lagos: 4.00 pm from Chief Obafemi Awolowo Station, Moniya, Ibadan.

Lagos – Ibadan Train Schedule (Saturday)

The schedule below is for weekend travellers. I noticed that people travel alot during the weekend so i would advice you book early if you want to get a ticket.

  • Lagos to Ibadan: 8.30 am from Mobolaji Johnson Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos State.
  • Ibadan to Lagos: 8.30 am from Chief Obafemi Awolowo Station, Moniya, Ibadan.
  • Lagos to Ibadan: 6.00 pm from Mobolaji Johnson Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos State.
  • Ibadan to Lagos: 6.00 pm from Chief Obafemi Awolowo Station, Moniya, Ibadan.

Abeokuta Railway Station Train Timetable (Monday – Friday)

  • Abeokuta to Lagos: 8:50 am from Prof. Wole Soyinka Station, Laderin, Abeokuta.
  • Abeokuta to Ibadan: 5:25 pm from Prof. Wole Soyinka Station, Laderin, Abeokuta.

Abeokuta Railway Station Train Timetable (Saturday)

  • Abeokuta to Lagos: 6:50 pm from Prof. Wole Soyinka Station, Laderin, Abeokuta.
  • Abeokuta to Ibadan: 9:50 am from Prof. Wole Soyinka Station, Laderin, Abeokuta.

The Train Stations:

  • Chief Obafemi Awolowo Station, Moniya, Ibadan (It is a 10 minutes drive from Ọjọọ main park in Ibadan, and about 20mins to Iwo road park)
  • Mobolaji Johnson Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos State.
  • Prof. Wole Soyinka Station, Laderin, Abeokuta. (There is 5 minutes stopover at this station so that people going to Lagos or Ibadan can join the train).
You can enjoy movies inside the Lagos - Ibadan Train
You can enjoy movies inside the Lagos – Ibadan Train

The cost of the Lagos – Abeokuta – Ibadan Train service 

LAGOS – IBADAN (ZONE 1 – 2) NON-EXPRESS

  • 24-Seater Coaches #6,000 (First-Class)
  • 56/68-Seater Coaches #5,000 (Business-class)
  • 88-Seater Coaches #2,600 (Standard class)

LAGOS – ABEOKUTA (ZONE 1 ONLY)

  • 24-Seater Coaches #4,500 (First-Class)
  • 56/68-Seater Coaches #3,500 (Business-class)
  • 88-Seater Coaches #2,000 (Standard class) * There is a 50% discount for children below 13

ABEOKUTA – IBADAN (ZONE 2 ONLY)

  • 24-Seater Coaches #2,000 (First-Class)
  • 56/68-Seater Coaches #1,500 (Business-class)
  • 88-Seater Coaches #600 (Standard class) * There is a 50% discount for children below 13

Child Fare

Children below the age of 13 will get a 50% discount while those above the age of 13 are to pay the full adult fare.

  • 24-seaters coaches are first-class coaches. 
  • 56/68-seaters coaches are business class coaches.
  • 88-seaters coaches are the economy class coaches. 
Lagos – Abeokuta – Ibadan Train Schedule, Ticket Price
The interior and sitting arrangement of Lagos – Ibadan train

Where to buy Lagos – Abeokuta – Ibadan Train Ticket

For now, you can only buy the train tickets at any of the train stations you want to use. It’s important to be at the station as early as possible so that you can get a ticket. 

How To Buy A Train Lagos – Abeokuta – Ibadan Train Ticket

For now, there is no online booking platform for passengers that wants to book a train. If you need a ticket, go to the station and pay cash to yet your ticket.

Lagos – Abeokuta – Ibadan Train Ticket Rules

It’s important for you to know the train and the ticket rules.

  • One Piece of hand luggage is allowed.
  • You must present a valid means of identification (I.D Card) at the station.
  • Cash payment only for a ticket. (There is no online booking platform on the Lagos – Abeokuta – Ibadan train route). Don’t transfer to anyone you do not trust.
  • You must wear a face mask.

Things To Note

The following stations are now stop stations for Lagos – Ibadan Train Services (LITS)

  • Alagomeji
  • Agege
  • Kajola
  • Olodo
  • Papalanto
  • Abeokuta and
  • Moniya

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