The Transport fare Watch report for September 2021 covers the following categories namely bus journey within the city per drop constant route; bus journey intercity, state route, charge per person; air fare charge for specified routes single journey; journey by motorcycle (Okada) per drop; and water way passenger transport.
Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city increased by 1.11% month-on-month and by 40.56% year-on-year to N435.36 in September 2021 from N430.58 in August 2021. States with highest bus journey fare within city were Zamfara (N685.24), Bauchi (N630.17) and Taraba (N560.73) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Oyo (N215.43), Abia (N245.07) and Borno (N300.45).
Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity increased by 1.24% month-on-month and by 20.09% year-on-year to N2,620.90 in September 2021 from N2,588.69 in August 2021. States with highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja FCT (N4,755.62), Lagos (N3,648.34) and Sokoto (N3,487.02) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Bayelsa (N1,876.04), Bauchi (N1,930.12) and AkwaIbom (N1,983.10).
Average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey increased by 0.32% month-on-month and by 0.10% year-on-year to N36,922.97 in September 2021 from N36,805.41 in August 2021. States with highest air fare were Abuja/Edo (N38,700.00), Rivers (N38,600.00) and Bayelsa (N38,500) while States with lowest air fare were Akwa-Ibom (N33,200.00), Sokoto (N33,600.00), and Gombe (N35,400.00).
Average fare paid by commuters for journey by motorcycle per drop increased by 1.07% month-on-month and by 39.56% year-on-year to N306.61 in September 2021 from N303.35 in August 2021. States with highest journey fare by motorcycle per drop were Lagos (N495.13), Yobe (N480.02) and Taraba (N470.12) while states with lowest journey fare by motorcycle per drop were Adamawa (N110.57), Niger (N184.72) and Kaduna (N176.15)
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics