Road transport is one of the most commonly used for transportation in Nigeria and also across Africa. In Nigeria, road transport is linked to all its states together, this also includes cities, towns, and even rural areas. The majority prefer to go by road than by the Sea or Air which is more affordable and convenient as some states are yet to have an airport of their own. Since many Nigerians travel by road, there is competition among transport companies which explains why we have many of them. In this article, we will be listing the best road transport companies in Nigeria.
1. GIGM (God is Good Motors)
GIGM is one of the largest and oldest road transport companies in Nigeria. It was founded in 1998 as God is Good Motors before it was rebranded to GIGM.com. The company has its head office in Benin and they cover over 10 states in the country. The company also offers services outside Nigeria.
Their means of transportation include Toyota Hiace, Mercedes Benz sprinters, and jet movers. You can also book a ticket on their official website or using their booking App available on Google Play Store.
Terminals: Bayelsa, Delta, Abuja, Kaduna, Imo, Anambra, Lagos, Edo, Abia, Enugu, Rivers, Plateau, Akwa Ibom.
2. Peace Mass Transit
Peace Mass Transit Online Booking is another largest and reliable transportation company that was established in 1995. They are operating within Nsukka, Enugu, and Onitsha areas and across the countries. Peace Mass also offers internet booking via Android App.
Terminals: Jos, Lagos, Nasarawa, Niger, Anambra, Abia, Port Harcourt, Imo, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Aba, Abuja, Benin, Ebonyi, Enugu, Cross River, Ibadan, Kwara, Kaduna.
3. ABC Transport
ABC Transport Online Booking was founded on June 13, 1993, and since then they have grown to be one of the popular brands in the transportation industry. They have luxurious buses that travel between the Nigerian major cities and some other West African countries. The company services include Executive express, cargo express, haulage, sprinter, and coach West African services.
ABC Transport can also be used to travel to West Africa Countries like Togo, Benin Republic, and Ghana.
They have their head office located at Km 5 MCC Uratta Rd, Owerri, Imo State.
Terminals: Kaduna, Jos, Kogi, Anambra, Imo, Aba, Abuja, Owerri, Benin, Calabar, Enugu, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Akwa Ibom, and Delta. Other destinations- Lomo and Accra,
4. Chisco Transport
Chisco Transport company is owned by Dr. Chidi Anyaegbu and was founded in the year 1978. The company offers transportation services in and outside the eastern part of the country. Being the oldest, they make use of luxury coach buses and they also travel to other West African countries. They have support for online booking with their head office located in 104, Funsho Williams Avenue, Iponrin, Surulere, Lagos State.
Terminals: Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Anambra, Abia, Enugu, Abuja, Imo. Other destination- Accra
5. GUO Transport
GUO is another good and reliable transportation company that covers over 10 states across the country with its buses and commendable customer services. The company is owned by G.U. Okeke and Sons Ltd. GUO has been around for more than 30 years. They also provide other services such as haulage, charter, logistics, and hotel services. GUO also travels to other African countries like Ghana, Cotonou, and Lome in Togo. The head office is situated in Anambra State.
Terminals: Enugu, Gombe, Kaduna, Jos, Kano, Abuja, Borno, Cross River, Aba, Lagos, Imo, Anambra, Delta, Bauchi, Rivers, Sokoto, Abia, Adamawa. Other destinations- Seme border, Benin, Togo, and Accra
6. Young Shall Grow Motors
Young Shall Grow Motors is the oldest transportation company founded in 1972. The company’s head office is in Mazamaza, old Ojo road, Lagos state. They also support online booking on Mytrip.ng Mobile app.
Terminals: Bayelsa, Benue, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Imo, Kaduna, Kano, Kogi, Bornu, Nasarawa, Niger, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, Yobe, Zamfara, Lagos, Cross River, Lagos, Abia, Adamawa, Abuja, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi. Other destinations- Togo, Ghana, Ivory Coast
7. Ifesinachi Transport
Ifesinachi Transport company has been in existence since 2000 and since then it has grown to be one of the popular and widely used transport in Nigeria. They cover trips to Lagos, Enugu, and Abuja. You can also use it to travel to the major cities in Nigeria such as Kaduna, Abuja, Aba, Lagos, Owerri, Onitsha, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Lokoja, etc. Ifesinachi head office is at Km 1, Onitsha-Enugu Expressway, Omagba Phase Ii Onitsha, Anambra state.
Terminals: Abia, Lagos, Enugu, Abuja, Anambra, Ebonyi, Imo, Kaduna, Ibadan. Other destinations- Togo, Ghana, Ivory Coast
8. Cross Country Motors
Cross Country Motors is another unique transport company that covers over 26 states with a fleet of over 500 busses. The company ticket is affordable and they also offer a discount to NYSC members. It was founded in 2001 with its head office located at 345 Murtala Mohammed Way, Yaba, Lagos.
Terminals: Borno and cross river states, Abia, Bauchi, Lagos, Akwa Ibom.
9. Bonny Way Motor
Bonny Way Motor is not yet that popular but still one of the good transport companies in Nigeria. They travel from city to city with luxurious busses. Some of the reviews on Google Maps show that they offer good customer services. You can book a ticket online and make payment as well.
Benue Link is a transportation company owned by the Benue State Government and was founded in 1988. They have a fleet of buses with routes across major cities and states in the country.
- Landstar Express
- Delta Express
When it comes to road transportation, choosing the best company is very easy. Instead of going to their terminal and start asking questions, just visit Google Maps and read their review online. As for me, I prefer customer care services more than everything and the good news is that some of these transport company customer services are topnotch.