Destinations

Kóyó Benin, your uberX is arriving now!

July 19, 2019 / Nigeria

Benin City is famous for its arts and culture, and is a popular tourist destination attracting both local and international visitors. Think bustling open-air markets, a history rich in tradition, arts, food- these are just a few of the reasons why Uber loves Benin City.

Starting today, we’re bringing uberX to Benin City!  You can now request a safe, reliable and affordable ride at the tap of a button. Whether you’re heading to Uniben, airport road, Kada plaza, or anywhere in between – simply request uberX from your smartphone and enjoy the ride!

What’s more exciting? Enjoy 50% off 8 trips from Wednesday 24th July to Sunday 4th August with the code MOVEBENIN50 to explore the city!


Uber is still in testing mode, so there may be limited availability from time to time as we get going in Benin City. Please be patient with us in the first few weeks – we’ll be getting you connected to as many drivers-partners as fast as possible.

Go for a ride and let us know what you think by sharing with us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Simply tap a button and  we’ll connect you with the closest available driver in the city You’ll see a photo of your driver, the car they’re driving, and will be able to watch them in-app as they drive towards you.

What is Uber?

For those who don’t know about Uber, we help people get a ride at the tap of a button. It’s a convenient way to get a safe, reliable and affordable ride in minutes – the app detects your location, tells you about your driver in advance, and you can choose to pay with card or cash making it an easy, convenient option.

How to  request a ride:

1. Download the Uber Lite or Uber App from the Google Playstore or Apple App Store
2. Register with your personal details
3. Choose your pick-up location, request a ride and track your car in real-time