Road Transportation is one very important aspect of transportation in Nigeria that it importance cannot be overemphasized. Simply put, it links states, cities, towns, and even villages together. This aside, the aviation industry is just coming up in the country and only a few percent of the population can even afford to board a flight.
Now, you look toward water transport and discover it not flexible and doesn’t go to many places in the country except the few riverine areas leaving road transport to account for the highest medium of transportation. Being the most important medium of transportation, it is best we know the key players and that is what this article on; Top 10 best road transport companies in Nigeria that you can travel with.
Below is a list of top 10 best transport companies operating in Nigeria
1. ABC TRANSPORT PLC
This is unarguably one of the leading road transport companies in Nigeria. Founded in October 13, 1993, ABC Transport PLC had grown to be a very popular brand in the transportation industry. It has fleets of luxurious buses that shuttles 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 among others.
This registered company also have it own terminals and even lounge for it passengers in it 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. The head office of this company is at Kilometer 5, Mac Road, Umuoba, Uratta in Owerri, Imo State,
2. CHISCO TRANSPORT LIMITED
Chisco Transport limited was established in 1978 by Chief Dr. Chidi Anyaegbu (MFR) as a micro auto parts retailer before it transformed into the trusted road transport company that transport people to all the 36 States in the country including the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.
Chisco Transport limited boast of hundreds of luxurious buses in it fleet which it used in rendering it passenger and logistic services to the country and also shuttles Accra in Ghana and Lome in Togo amongst other countries. This company has terminals in all the states in Nigeria but it head office is in Lagos. Specifically at 104, Funsho Williams Avenue in Iponri, Costain, Lagos.
3. YOUNG SHALL GROW TRANSPORT LTD
If there’s any transport company in Nigeria you can travel with that is popular I cannot forget easily, it should be the Young Shall Grow Transport Ltd. This company was founded by Dr. Vincent Amaechi Oban odour (MON) in the year 1972 as a small transport business that shuttles Enugu and Onitsha with mini-buses. Today, it had grown from using just 2 mini-buses and shuttling Enugu and Onitsha to having more than 500 luxurious buses in it fleet shuttling 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 Foso among others. It head office is located at Old Ojo Road, Maza-Maza, Lagos.
4. GUO MOTORS
GUO Motors is owned by G.U. Okeke and Sons Ltd. This is one of the top road transport companies in Nigeria that is dully registered and can be trusted with over 30 years of interstate travel within Nigeria. They have over 100 luxury buses and other modern vehicles to shuttle various destinations within the country.
Aside being a key player in transporting passengers, GUO Motors provides haulage services and had been identified as the delight of many businessmen. It also shuttles to Accra in Ghana, Cotonou and Lome in Togo. The head office of GUO Motors is at Kilometer 12, Onitcha-Enugu Expressway in Anambra State.
5. CROSS COUNTRY LIMITED
The list is incomplete without cross country limited on the list. Cross Country Limited ventured into road transport business some few years back and it is already making waves with over 500 buses in it fleet going to about 30 destinations including outside the country. The head office of Cross Country Limited is located at 345, Murtala Muhammed Way, Yaba, Lagos State.
6. BONNY WAY MOTORS NIG. LIMITED
Bonny Way Motors Nig. Limited is another popular brand in the Nigerian transport business. It operates bus transportation services using luxurious 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. The office address of Bonny Way Motors is 21, Otto Course Way Opp Leventis Building, Otto Lagos – Lagos.
7. IFESINACHI TRANSPORT
Ifesinachi Transport is another trusted transport company operating in Nigeria just like the Bonny Way Motors, it shuttles the major cities in Nigeria like Kaduna, Abuja, Aba, Lagos, Owerri, Onitsha, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Lokoja etc. It also takes passengers 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. Their head office is located at Km 1, Onitsha-enugu Expressway, Omagba Phase Ii Onitsha, Anambra – Onitsha.
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 registered transport 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 staffs – regular and contract staffs inclusive.
Peace Mass Transit, according to reviews of passengers are known to be very popular transport company due to their inexpensive bus fares. Aside this, they allegedly have a high accident rate due to over speeding and reckless driving. Nonetheless, they are one of Nigeria’s road transport companies with high patronage from the public.
9. BESTWAY TRANSPORT LIMITED
This is one of the highly rated Road transport companies in Nigeria with it head office at 20, Milverton Road, Aba South, Abia. It operates numerous luxurious buses which it used in rendering it services to it customers.
10. ROYAL MASS TRANSIT (RMT)
Royal Mass Transit is just like the Peace Mass Transit. It is a Mini-bus transport company that operates in major cities in the country. The office address of Royal Mass Transit is at 8, Adophy Street, Onitsha South, Anambra.
11. GOD IS GOOD MOTORS (GIGM)
God Is Good Motors is also an indigenous road transportation company that operates in Nigeria using interstate bus services to travel to various destinations across Nigeria. This comapany also have a logistics subsidiary and it was established in 1998 and has its headquarters in Edo state.
God Is Good Motors also have branches in Lagos, Jibowu to be precise. You can find their bus terminals in places such as Asaba in Delta state. They are known to be one of the best road transportation companies in the country, offering booking services via their mobile app. Customers can easily book for trips from home without needing to come to the park and buy tickets.
The above trusted list of road transport companies in Nigeria is not arranged in any other. Also, you would agree with me that we have many of these transport companies but with few data about them so if you have a contradictory feeling, use the comment box below.