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Flights to Lagos in 2021

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price£482Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
Round-trip from£424From London to Lagos

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

January
£468
February
£465
March
£463
April
£514
May
£488
June
£495
July
£568
August
£532
September
£475
October
£481
November
£475
December
£629
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?

LON - LOS
Price
£463 - £960
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. Saturday 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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How popular are flights to Lagos, Lagos this year?

There has been a 58% decrease in demand for Lagos, Lagos flights over the last year.

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