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How to Book UberBOAT in Lagos

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The UberBOAT service was recently launched in Lagos state, making it an addition to the existing Uber services in Lagos. The Uberboat initiative is a partnership between the Uber, Lagos State Waterways Authority and Texas Connection Ferries as one of the efforts of cushioning traffic issues in Lagos.

UberBOAT service will be available on weekdays only for the next 2 weeks (October 11th to 25th of October) on a limited route. UberBOAT service is in its pilot stage. Thus, it will be available on weekdays only for the next 2 weeks (October 11th to 25th of October) along the following routes:

UberBOAT Routes in Lagos

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Below are the available routes, time and cost of UberBOAT routes in Lagos.

  • Ikorodu – Falomo in the morning. (N500 per trip)
  • Falomo  – Ikorodu in the evening. (N500 per trip)

The cruise schedule below will help you plan your trips:

Schedule Departure
(From Ikorodu in the morning)
Arrival
(At Falomo)
Departure
(From Falomo in the evening)
Arrival
(At Ikorodu)
Boat 1 7.00 a.m 7.35 a.m 5.00p.m 5.35p.m
Boat 2 8.00 a.m 8.35 a.m 5.30p.m 6.05p.m

How To Book For A UberBOAT Trip

Quick simple steps to book your boat ride:

Pre-booking:

  1. Click on uber.com/bookuberboat to reserve a seat on the boat, bookings need to be made 24hrs ahead
  2. Ensure it is your Uber signup details that is used to complete the booking
  3. You will get a confirmation email and Uber riders also get a 50% discount to take a ride to and from the jetty

On the day of the trip

  1. Take an UberX to your pick up Jetty (LASWA Boat Jetty, Falomo Ikoyi or Ikorodu Ferry Terminal). Quick tip – Arrive at the jetty 30mins before cruise time to settle in for your trip!
  2. Open your Uber App and select UberBOAT. Quick tip – Boat view will only be available at the Jetties
  3. Input either of the pickups and drop off points (LASWA Boat Jetty, Falomo Ikoyi or Ikorodu Ferry Terminal)
  4. A PIN will be generated which can be used to secure your spot on the boat
  5. Uber support staffers will be at the Jetties to help with Boat booking

The cruise schedule below will help you plan your trips:

Bookings can only be completed with your Uber signup details, so you will need to download the Uber app to enjoy the service. UberBOAT is also in its testing phase and will be available on weekdays only from October 11th to 25th.

Disclaimer

The boat schedule might be delayed or canceled altogether in the event of severe/unfavorable weather conditions.

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