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Distance from Ghana to Nigeria

Name Ghana Nigeria
Country flag Flag of Ghana Flag of Nigeria
Country ISO code GH / GHA NG / NGA
Continent Africa Africa
Continent code AF AF
Capital Accra Abuja
Total cities 3767 19319
Cost of living Cost of living in Ghana Cost of living in Nigeria
DD coordinates 7.952771 / -1.030712 9.077751 / 8.677457
DMS coordinates 7°57'9.97" N / -1°01'50.56" W 9°04'39.90" N / 8°40'38.84" E
UTM coordinates 30N 717080.24707122 879592.87846351 32P 464555.40313494 1003463.8700561
Time zone Africa/Accra Africa/Lagos
Straight distance from Ghana to Nigeria is 1075 kilometers (668 miles).

Travel information from Ghana to Nigeria

The distance between GH and NG is 668 miles (1075 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

However, the fastest way to travel from Ghana to Nigeria is by plane.

The average flight time is 1 hour, 11 minutes.

How many hours a traveler will have to spend getting from GH to NG also depends on the mode of transport for travel.

Depart from Ghana (GH)
Arrives in Nigeria (NG)
Ghana to Nigeria distance 1075 km / 668 mil
Avg car duration 11 hours, 56 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 17 hours, 54 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 10 hours, 44 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 1 hour, 11 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

How to fly from Ghana (GH) to Nigeria (NG)

Straight line flight distance 668 miles.

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
Accra (GH) - Abuja (NG) ACC ABV KP 1043 1 0 230 402,00$
Updated 19.08.2022

Airports in Ghana

Kotoka International Airport ACC DGAA L
Tamale Airport TML DGLE M
Kumasi Airport KMS DGSI M
Takoradi Airport TKD DGTK M
Sunyani Airport NYI DGSN M
All airports in Ghana

Airlines providing flights between GH and NG

Distance calculator from GH to NG

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Distance converter

There are many ways to find how far is Ghana from Nigeria, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 7.952771 / -1.030712 (GH) and 9.077751 / 8.677457 (NG).


When trying to get from Ghana to Nigeria, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 1075 km / 668 mil. Surely, both GH and NG are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of 7.952771 / -1.030712 and the arrival coordinates of 9.077751 / 8.677457.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Ghana to Nigeria is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 1 hour, 16 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from Ghana to Nigeria? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Nigeria to Ghana.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between GH and NG is 1075 kilometers = 668 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from GH to NG is 1075 kilometers = 668 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to NG takes approximately 1 hour, 11 minutes.
It will take you about 17 hours, 54 minutes to drive from Ghana (GH) to Nigeria (NG), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ghana from Nigeria.