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Flights to Akure

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Akure is a city in southwestern Nigeria. It's the capital of Ondo State and is known as a centre for agriculture and commerce. If you're flying into Akure, you'll be landing in a place with a long history. The city can trace its roots back to the 15th and 16th centuries, and today it's a place where tradition and modern life exist side-by-side. Akure is nicknamed "Sunshine City" for its year-round warm weather and frequent sunshine.

Fancy a trip to Akure? With over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, Alternative Airlines can help you conveniently book your flights to Akure. We offer budget-friendly, flexible flight routes to Akure no matter where you're flying from or when you plan to travel!

Airports near Akure

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Akure. Here's 4 airports that serve Akure.

Akure Airport

This is the most direct and convenient option, located just 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) outside of Akure city centre. While it offers limited flight options mainly from domestic cities like Lagos and Abuja, it eliminates the need for additional land transportation, saving you time and hassle.


Murtala Muhammed International Airport

This major international airport in Lagos is around 439 kilometres (273 miles) southwest of Akure. It offers a wider range of flight options from various domestic and international destinations, potentially providing lower fares and more flexibility. However, you'll need to factor in the additional ground transportation cost and time (approximately 6-8 hours by car or bus) to reach Akure.


Benin City Airport

Located around 147 kilometres (91 miles) west of Akure, Benin City Airport offers connections to some major Nigerian cities like Lagos and Abuja. While flight options might be limited compared to Lagos, it could be a good alternative if you find a convenient connecting flight and prefer exploring Benin City before reaching Akure. Factor in the additional ground transportation cost and time (approximately 3-4 hours by car or bus).


Ibadan Airport

This airport is around 211 kilometres (131 miles) northwest of Akure and offers connections to some domestic cities. Similar to Benin City, it might be a suitable option if you find a good connecting flight and want to explore Ibadan before reaching Akure. However, flight options are generally limited, and you'll need to factor in the additional ground transportation cost and time (approximately 4-5 hours by car or bus).

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Buy your flights to Akure and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Akure now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Akure over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Akure gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Akure

With a wealth of sights to see in Akure, here are our top 3:

Oke-Ila Orun

This is a captivating natural attraction located in Akure, Nigeria. Oke-Ila Orun is a hill that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The hill is steeped in local folklore and is believed to have spiritual significance.

Deji of Akure Palace

This is a historical landmark that serves as the residence of the Deji, the traditional ruler of Akure. The palace is a testament to the rich cultural heritage of the Akure people. It features traditional architecture and artifacts that tell the story of the Akure Kingdom.

Ebomi Lake Tourist Centre

This is a serene and beautiful lake located in Akure. The lake is surrounded by lush greenery, making it a perfect spot for relaxation and nature appreciation. The Ebomi Lake Tourist Centre also offers boat rides and fishing opportunities.

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