Travelling by road can be very interesting. But your journey can be made extremely uncomfortable if you board a rickety or poorly maintained bus. In fact, it could become a nightmare if something goes wrong in the course of your journey.
However, there are companies that offer first class transport services and you might find it difficult to differentiate their service from air travel except for the time difference.
Our list of these top reputable transport companies have been compiled below;
#1 God is Good Motors (GIGM)
GIGM is one of the leading transport companies in Nigeria and are currently the most technologically driven company in Nigeria. With their popular mobile app, you can book your trip from the comfort of your home.
GIGM was incorporated in 1998 and their headquarters is in Benin, Edo State. Although, many still call them God is Good Motors, they have since revolutionized to become GIGM.com.
They have an ultra-modern bus terminal at Jibowu, Yaba and you can travel to over 10 states of the country using their service.
GIGM is a family owned business and the organization is divided in to seven departments namely: operations, finance, administration, customer-care, fleet and engineering services as well as the executive management.
#2 ABC Motors
With head office in Owerri, Imo State, ABC was established in 1993 with the goal of becoming one of the top transport companies in Nigeria.
Asides, their road trips to different parts of the country, they also offer trips to Ghana, Benin and Togo. Their luxury bus service is known to rival international standards.
ABC has delivered excellent service in the last 24 years and their many happy customers seem to reiterate this fact. Also, ABC has consistently won the National Bus Operator Award of the Year in the last few years.
Additionally, they have an online tracking system that helps you track your parcel and a hotel service for lodging. The hotel is called City Transit Inn and it is located in Utako, Abuja.
#3 Chisco Transport Ltd
Established in 1978 by Dr Chidi Anyaegbu, Chisco Transport Ltd is one of the reputable transport companies in the country.
They have bus terminals in all the states of the country and they offer convenient booking service which can be done online from the comfort of your home
The company has over 500 fleet and their services spans the whole of Nigeria and some parts of West Africa.
#4 Young Shall Grow Motors Ltd
Founded in 1972 by Dr Chidi Amaechi, Young Shall Grow has grown from a small company in the Eastern part of Nigeria to a group of thriving companies.
The Transport Division which is the Young Shall Grow Motors Ltd is known nationwide as an excellent travel option when it comes to comfortable and affordable transportation.
They are also known for their luxurious buses which have been particularly designed for comfort and satisfaction in the course of your journey.
#5 GUO Transport
If you’re a Nigerian and you haven’t heard of GUO Transport, then you probably haven’t travelled out of your state.
GUO is a household name when it comes to travel and transportation. Also, the company has a range of transport related services such as haulage, charter service as well as hotel/airport pickup.
Some of their popular destinations include; Lagos, Abuja, Owerri, Kano, Yola and Onitsha. You can book your trip from the comfort of your home by visiting their website.
#6 Cross Country Limited
Incorporated in 2001, Cross Country Limited officially commenced operation in 2002.
And they have grown rapidly to become the foremost choice among many travellers in the country.
Currently, the company has over 500 buses that serve more than 26 destinations in Nigeria and parts of West Africa.
Cross Country offers a unique package for NYSC corp members. Usually, they provide a direct transport service from their bus terminal to the NYSC camp and there’s usually in-transit refreshment.
Their location is at 345 Murital Mohammed Way opposite Presbyterian Church in Yaba.
#7 Ifesinachi Transport Limited
Ifesinachi Transport was established in the early 2000 and they are known for their bus transport service from Lagos to Abuja and many of the Eastern States.
The team at Ifesinachi is led by Smart I. Egbeobawaye along with a team of experienced professional and this is one of the reasons why Ifesinachi has maintained its position as one of the biggest players in the transport industry.
#8 Peace Mass Transit
With headquarters at Enugu, Peace Mass Transit is one of the popular transport companies from the South Eastern part of the country. However, their transport service spreads across major cities in the country.
They offer convenience in terms of finding the right bus for your trip and you can easily book and make payments online for your trip.
#9 Bonny Way Motors Nigeria Ltd
Bonny Way is another reputable provider of top notch transport services in the country. They also offer interstate and city transport, warehousing, haulage and courier services.
You can book your trip online and make payments through their safe and secure transaction gateways. You can also book directly at their office at Otto, Ebute Meta, Lagos.
Also, the customer care service provided by Bonny Way is quite excellent and they offer prompt response to your enquiries relating to transport services.
#10 Benue Links Nigeria Ltd
Benue Links Nig. Ltd is a state-owned transport company and it’s one of the biggest transport companies in Nigeria.
Established in 1988 with only 10 buses, Benue Links currently has terminals in all the major cities of the country with close to 1000 buses including their contract vehicles.
The company’s culture is built around 7 core principles namely: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty and Leadership.
Benue Links offers a host of facilities which includes waiting lounge, fuel dump, standard workshop for repair of vehicles and parking facilities for individuals within the neighbourhood.
The company is well-structured and divided into 7 major departments namely: Administrative Department, Finance Department, Maintenance Department, Commercial Department and Traffic Department.
The transport companies in Nigeria have grown rapidly over the years especially with their implementation of cutting edge technology. This article has specifically highlighted these top companies based on extensive research and customers’ reviews.