Current Kaduna – Abuja Train Schedule and Tickets Prices in 2021

kaduna to abuja train schedule

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.

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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.
  • The trip time whether morning or afternoon

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 2021

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

  1. Rigasa station departure time for the first trip is 1 pm and the second trip is 4 pm.
  2. Kubwa station departure time for both the first trip and the second trip is 2.54 pm and 6.05 pm respectively.
  3. Kubwa station Arrival time for both the  first trip and the second trip is 2.50 pm and 6.00 pm respectively
  4. Idu station arrival for both the first trip and the second trip is
    3.05pm and 6.20pm respectively.

Wednesdays Schedule for Kaduna – Abuja 

  1. Rigasa station Departure time for both the first trip and the second trip is 6.40 am and 6.00 pm.
  2. Kubwa station Departure time for both the first trip and the second trip is 8.21 am and 8.05 pm.
  3. Kubwa station Arrival time for both the first trip and the second trip is 8.28 am and 8.04 pm.
  4. Idu station Arrival time for both the first trip and the second trip is 8.43 am and 8.20 pm

Kaduna – Abuja Train Schedule for Other Days

  1. Rigasa Departure time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are 6.40am, 10.35am, 2.00pm & 6.00pm respectively.
  2. Kubwa Departure time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are 8.21am, 2.04pm, 4.03pm & 8.07pm respectively
  3. Kubwa Arrival time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are 8.28am, 12.59pm, 3.58pm & 8.04pm respectively
  4. Idu station Arrival time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are  8.43am, 1.20pm, 4.16pm & 8.20pm respectively.

Abuja to Kaduna Train Schedule 2021

For people who would like to travel from Abuja to Kaduna making use of the same train, below is the train full schedule.

Sundays Schedule for the Train 

  1. Idu station Departure time for both the first trip and the second trip is 12.30 pm and 5.00 pm
  2. Kubwa station Departure time for
    both the first trip and the second trip is 12.49 pm and 5.15 pm respectively
  3. Kubwa station Arrival time for both the first trip and the second trip is 12.44 pm and 5.10 pm respectively.
  4. Rigasa station Arrival time for both the first trip and the second trip is 3.00 pm and 7.05 pm respectively.

Train Schedule From Kaduna to Abuja for Wednesdays

  1. Idu station departure time for both the first trip and the second trip is 7.00 am and 6.00 pm
  2. Kubwa station Departure time for both the first trip and the second trip is 7.17 am and 6.15 pm respectively.
  3. Kubwa station Arrival time for both first trip and second trip
    7.14 am and 6.10 pm respectively.
  4. Rigasa station Arrival time is 9.15 am.

Train Schedule From Abuja to Kaduna for Other Days 

  1. Idu station Departure time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are 7.00am, 9.50am, 2.00pm & 6.00pm respectively
  2. Kubwa station Departure time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are 7.17am, 10.07am, 2.41pm & 6.15pm.
  3. Kubwa station Arrival time for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th trips are 7.14am, 10.02am, 2.36pm & 6.12pm
  4. 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.

Boarding the train  will take you up to 2hours 30 minutes or more before getting to your destination. You will be able to enjoy a smooth and cost-effective journey. But in case you are in a hurry, you can book a plane ticket instead. Read Also: Air Piece Flights Time table and Schedule, Online Bookings, and Tickets in Nigeria

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