Transport Fare Watch (March 2019)
The Transport fare watch report for March 2019 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 2.14% month-on-month and by 12.65% year-on-year to N181.36 in March 2019 from N177.57 in February 2019. States with highest bus journey fare within city were Zamfara (N308.57), Cross River (N280.00) and Abuja FCT (N276.67) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Abia (N131.75), Sokoto (N130.50) and Bauchi (N96.16).
Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity increased by 2.85% month-on-month and decreased by -4.58% year-on-year to N1,592.07 in March 2019 from N1,548.01 in February 2019. States with highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja FCT (N4,000.00), Borno (N2536.30) and Adamawa (N2,406.67) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Bayelsa (N1000.33), Bauchi (N983.33) and Enugu (N947.37).
Average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey decreased by -0.20% month-onmonth and -2.12% year-on-year to N30,620.19 in March 2019 from N30,681.93 in February 2019. States with highest air fare were Kwara (N35,200.00), Abuja FCT (N35,000.00) and Jigawa (N35,000.00) while States with lowest air fare were Nasarawa (N25,398.53), Katsina (N25,125.00), and Oyo (N25,000.00).
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics