Road transport remains the most used mode of transportation in Nigeria. Many believe that most Nigerians do not trust water transportation since the system is not where it should be and they also see traveling by air as a little bit expensive.
Road transport companies in Nigeria have stepped up their game and it is not what it used to be 5 or 10 years ago. Many road transport companies in the country have embraced technology to its fullest and you can now book tickets and do many other things through their online platforms.
If you’re currently looking for a list of the best transport companies in Nigeria right now, then you’re reading the right article as we would be showing you a list of these companies and a little information about them.
There are many transport companies in Nigeria – hundreds and thousands of them, but we have put different factors in place to bring you a list of the top 10 best in the country and you can check them out below.
Top 10 Best Transport Companies In Nigeria (2020)
1) God Is Good Motors (GIGM)
God is Good motors which is also known as GIGM is one of the biggest road transport companies in Nigeria and West Africa in general. Their buses are excellent and I also use their bus transport service when traveling sometimes.
GIGM is a privately owned company and has its head office in Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. This transport company was founded in 1998 under the name – God is Good Motors before it rebranded and had a name change to GIGM.com but it is still widely known with its former name.
They offer interstate road transport services across the 36 states in Nigeria and also intercountry road transport services to other West African countries from Nigeria.
It is ranked as the best transport company in Nigeria today and they offer excellent services to their customers. GIGM is a transportation and logistics company and it is the most technologically-driven road transport company in Nigeria.
2) Chisco Transport Limited
Chisco is another top transport company and the second road best transport company in Nigeria. It was established in 1978 by Chief Dr. Chidi Anyaegbu (MFR) as a micro auto parts retailer but it later transformed into one of the biggest transportation companies in West Africa.
It originally started (after the founder ditched the auto part business) as a transport company that transports individuals to and fro from the South-Eastern part of Nigeria but now, they have offices and operate in almost all the states in Nigeria.
Chisco transport boasts of hundreds of luxurious buses (if not thousands) in their fleet and they offer passenger and logistics services in Nigeria and some other West African countries like Ghana, Togo, Benin amongst other countries.
They also have a website where you can book a ticket and their head office is located at No 104, Funsho Williams Avenue in Iponri, Costain, Lagos State, Nigeria.
3) ABC Transport Limited
ABC transport is another transportation and logistics company on this list of the best transport companies in Nigeria. It was established on the 13th of February, 1993 and since then, ABC transport has grown to become one of the biggest names in the Nigerian road transport industry.
Like other top transportation companies in Nigeria, ABC transport also has an online portal where you can book a bus without having to go through the stress of standing in queues at the park. They also have many luxurious buses for passenger services and they offer very good services to their customers.
4) Young Shall Grow Transport (YSG)
The company which we now know as Young Shall Grow Transport LTD was founded by Dr. Vincent Amaechi Oban in 1972 as a small transport business that commutes passengers in Enugu and Onitsha with mini-buses and since then, it has grown to become one of the best transport companies in Nigeria.
YSG transport offers both passenger and logistics services to customers and they are one of the best in Nigeria. Their head office is located at Old Ojo Road, Maza-Maza in Lagos State and they also have offices in other cities which Maiduguri, Sokoto, Yola, Kano, Jos, Abuja, Enugu, Aba, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Onitsha, Umuahia, Calabar, and Uyo.
5) GUO Transport
GUO transport is one of the leading road transport companies in Nigeria and it was established in 1980 as a division of G.U.Okeke & Sons Ltd. This company has grown to become one of the largest providers of intercity and interstate road transportation services in Nigeria.
It is one of the oldest transportation companies in Nigeria and they’re the number one provider of road transport services for many Nigerians. Aside from being one of the major providers of passenger transport services in Nigeria, GUO transport is also one the most trusted provider of haulage and logistics services in the country and they’re trusted and used by many Nigerian businessmen.
Like other transport companies on this list of the best transport companies in Nigeria, GUO transport also offers a flexible and easy to use online platform where both old and new customers can book buses for hire or normal passenger bus transport.
6) Cross Country Transport Limited
Cross Country transport limited is another popular and well-respected company when it comes to road transportation in Nigeria. This transport company started in 2001 and right now, they have terminals spread across Abia, Bauchi, Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Borno, and Cross River, and other States in Nigeria.
They are known for the affordability of trips on their platform and exclusive discounts to offer to members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and other students. Cross country currently has a fleet of over 500+ buses and their offer both passenger and logistics services in Nigeria and some other West African countries.
7) LIBRA Motors
LIBRA motors is another company that has become the top choice for most Nigerians who prefer to use road transport when traveling. LIBMOT, as is popularly referred to, is also one of the leading transport companies in Nigeria with branches in Abia, Anambra, Lagos, Rivers, Imo, and many other Nigerian states.
This company aims to provide excellent and efficient services to both customers and staff and that is why they’ve continued to maintain an excellent work and business environment that fosters individual and professional growth for their employees as well as providing customer-centric and technology-focused services to clients.
LIBRA Motors Limited was established in 2003 and they are excellent when it comes to handling passenger’s luggage as well as keeping to safe driving standards. You can visit their official website (libmot.com) to book a bus for your next trip if you decide to use their services of this company.
8) Ifesinachi Motors
Ifesinachi Motors is another top transportation company in Nigeria. It has been operating in Nigeria since 2000 and right now, they are one of the best transport companies in Nigeria which offers passenger and logistics services to top Nigerian cities and some other west African countries.
Some Nigerian cities covered by Ifesinachi Motors include Kaduna, Abuja, Aba, Lagos, Owerri, Onitsha, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Lokoja, and more. They also have an easy to use the online platform (ifesinachitransport.com) where you can buy tickets and also get other information about them.
9) E.Ekesons Transport Limited
E.Ekesons Transport limited started as a small transport company in the 1980s and is owned by Chief Eugene Eke Nzom Ojukwu. This transport company is known to offer bus transportation services in line with the internationally accepted standard of transport operations and this makes the company one of the best transportation companies in Nigeria.
Their head office is located at Jibowu-Yaba, in Lagos State, Nigeria and they have also fully commenced operations in some African countries. Ekesons is also the first transport company in Nigeria to introduce first-class sections in its buses and these first-class cabins are meant to introduce comfort and style to the travel experience of clients.
10) Peace Mass Transit
Peace Mass Transit is also one of the leading transport companies in Nigeria. It is one of the subsidiaries of PMT Limited and other subsidiaries of this company include Peace Petroleum Nig Ltd, Peace Mass Logistics, Peace Printing Press, Peace Mass Engineering & Construction, Peace Petroleum, Peace Micro Finance Bank Ltd, and others.
This minibus company was established in 1995 to give commuter services to people within Nsukka, Enugu, and Onitsha axis and since then, they have grown to become one of the most popular companies when it comes to road transportation in Nigeria.