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Flights to Lagos in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price£491Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from£307From London to Lagos Murtala Muhammed

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Lagos right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Lagos along with the rest of Nigeria. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Nigeria has closed its airports to all non-emergency and essential flights.. If you are looking to book a trip to Lagos and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Lagos flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Lagos found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£460
February
£457
March
£454
April
£504
May
£480
June
£486
July
£558
August
£522
September
£467
October
£473
November
£466
December
£618
Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Lagos. Flying to Lagos in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Lagos?

Average Lagos Murtala Muhammed flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - LOS
Price
£454 - £943
LOS
Temperature
28 - 33 °C
LOS
Rainfall
0 - 78 mm

Peak season:

Book flights to Lagos and join other sun-worshippers getting a dose of vitamin D on the city’s fine beaches. Situated on the Gulf of Guinea, Lagos is Nigeria’s (and indeed Africa’s) largest city and home to over 5 million people. Known for its beaches, nightlife and shopping (markets and malls), a holiday in Lagos will never be dull. This is the cultural and economical powerhouse of Africa so whether it’s arts and music, or museums and restaurants you’re after, Lagos will deliver. In saying that, it probably isn’t a destination for a family holiday. The weather in Lagos is consistently hot throughout the year with temperatures averaging from the mid-20Cs to the mid-30Cs. Lagos receives most of its tourism between October and January, the population tends to double in the summer. February and March are the hottest months and you can get accommodation bargains after the tourist season ends. Easter and Ramadan are busy times requiring travellers to book their flight tickets a couple of months in advance.

Off season:

The rainy seasons (April to July / October to November) are a great time to find the cheapest flights to Nigeria. The wettest month is June, so hotel rates dip to attract visiting tourists who don’t mind the hot, steamy weather.

When is the best time to book a flight to Lagos?

The best time to take flights to Lagos is during the dry season from August to September or December to March. Many travellers also want to experience the Nigerian culture, so visiting during one of the festivals is recommended, such as The Lagos Black Heritage Festival in April. Bear in mind that flight tickets can be higher during special events so if you are looking for a cheap flights to Lagos, it is better to avoid these periods.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Lagos?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Lagos. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Lagos?

Lagos flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight at midday will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Lagos?

Flights from London to Lagos: 6 hours 55 minutes.

Flights from Manchester to Lagos: 9 hours 10 minutes.

Flights from Birmingham to Lagos: 9 hours 35 minutes.

Flights from Glasgow to Lagos: 9 hours 15 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to Lagos?

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are the two main airlines that operate flights from London to Lagos. Nigerian carrier, Arik Air, has daily flights from Heathrow to Lagos. If flying from any other UK city it will involve a connecting flight.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) is the major airport where flights to Lagos land. The airport is situated on the northern outskirts of Lagos, 18 miles from the city centre. Once your Lagos flight lands, the easiest way to get to town from the airport is a taxi but make sure you see the driver’s ID and agree your fare before the start of the journey. Many hotels should also be able to arrange a shuttle bus so contact your hotel in advance.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Lagos?

Lagos Murtala Muhammed (LOS), located 5.0 mi from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Lagos.

How popular are flights to Lagos, Lagos this year?

There has been a 51% decrease in demand for Lagos, Lagos flights over the last year.

Cheap flights to Lagos, Lagos in June, July 2021

The best prices found for LOS flights for June, July
26 Jul - 3 Oct
£359pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Jul - 3 Oct
£372pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jun - 8 Jul
£373pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Lagos, Lagos 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lagos, Lagos found for this year
18 Sep - 25 Sep
£307pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Sep - 25 Sep
£307pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Sep - 25 Sep
£340pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last minute flights to Lagos, Lagos

Late deals on return flights to Lagos, Lagos, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 8 Jul
£373pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Jun - 15 Jul
£373pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Jun - 4 Jul
£375pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

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