Here is a full guide on Kaduna to Abuja Train Schedule and Tickets Prices and other required details to use the train.
Since 2010, when the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) added another 2 trains and 10 coaches, the quality of operation has increased. This is including the number of trips made by the train as well as the schedules, patronages and ticket fees.
Find below the full schedule of the Kaduna to Abuja train, ticket prices, and other details.
Kaduna to Abuja Train Tickets and Prices
The prices of the Kaduna to Abuja train tickets and vice versa depending on a lot of the following factors, including
Whether you are boarding a Normal or Express train.
Note: A Normal train stops at every station to pick customers during the trip from Kaduna to Abuja. While an Express train goes non-stop throughout the journey except at 2 points(Kubwa or Idu Stations). You can board the Express train when you are in hurry to get to your destination or better still make use of other means of transportation.
The Train class whether it’s Economy or First class or even Business class. The Economy class offers a moderate space while the first class is more spacious and convenient than the Economy. The first class is more expensive and you have the space to do all you want to do including a table.
Below are the current prices of different types of Abuja to Kaduna train Tickets and vice versa
First Class Ticket is N6,000
Business Class Ticket is N5,000
Economy Ticket is N3,000
Kaduna to Abuja Train Schedule 2022
The train always made 2 trips both on Wednesday and Sunday while other days (including Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) are 4 trips. Below is the full schedule of the Kaduna to Abuja train.
Sundays Schedule for The Train
Rigasa station departure time for the first trip is 1 pm and the second trip is 4 pm.
Kubwa station departure time for both the first trip and the second trip is 2.54 pm and 6.05 pm respectively.
Kubwa station Arrival time for both the first trip and the second trip is 2.50 pm and 6.00 pm respectively
Idu station arrival for both the first trip and the second trip is
3.05pm and 6.20pm respectively.
Wednesdays Schedule for Kaduna – Abuja
Rigasa station Departure time for both the first trip and the second trip is 6.40 am and 6.00 pm.
Kubwa station Departure time for both the first trip and the second trip is 8.21 am and 8.05 pm.
Kubwa station Arrival time for both the first trip and the second trip is 8.28 am and 8.04 pm.
Idu station Arrival time for both the first trip and the second trip is 8.43 am and 8.20 pm
Train Schedule From Abuja to Kaduna for Other Days
Idu station Departure time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are 7.00am, 9.50am, 2.00pm & 6.00pm respectively
Kubwa station Departure time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are 7.17am, 10.07am, 2.41pm & 6.15pm.
Kubwa station Arrival time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are 7.14am, 10.02am, 2.36pm & 6.12pm
Rigasa station Arrival time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are 9.15am, 12.01pm, 5.00pm & 7.56pm respectively.
More on The Train Tickets and Schedules.
Below is some additional information about the train.
You should get to the train station at least one hour before your departure time.
You are only able to purchase the train tickets at the station. It is currently impossible online.
There are provisions for snacks and food on the train in case you want to buy them.
There is also provision for medical attention in case of emergency by trained health professionals.
You can carry as much luggage you want as a separate big carrier is dedicated to it.
Unlike other traveling means you can’t purchase your tickets in just any station. This means your return tickets must be purchased in the returning station and you can buy ahead from the departure train station.