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How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Nigeria

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Nigeria?

To save on the cost of your flight from London to Nigeria, book at least 52 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 12% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £553 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £586.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Nigeria?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Nigeria from London. Users have commonly found prices around £566 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £417. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from London to Nigeria in November, December 2020

The best prices found for LON to Nigeria flights in November, December
27 Dec - 14 Jan
£416pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
26 Dec - 5 Jan
£421pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
27 Dec - 18 Jan
£421pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton

London to Nigeria 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nigeria from London found for next year
27 Dec - 14 Jan
£416pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
26 Dec - 5 Jan
£421pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
27 Dec - 18 Jan
£421pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton

Direct flights to Nigeria from London

Save time with London to Nigeria direct flight deals
18 Jan - 1 Mar
£457pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Jan - 18 Jan
£458pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Jan - 28 Jan
£459pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Nigeria

Late deals on return flights to Nigeria from London, departing today and this week
2 Dec - 18 Dec
£479pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Air Maroc
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Royal Air Maroc
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Nov - 21 Dec
£487pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Air Maroc
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Royal Air Maroc
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Nov - 28 Dec
£490pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Air Maroc
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Royal Air Maroc
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Nigeria from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Nigeria
17:30 - 00:50
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
6h 20m
LHR - LOS
Virgin Atlantic
£310
StudentUniverse
10:40 - 23:05
Royal Air Maroc
1 stop
11h 25m
LGW - LOS
Royal Air Maroc
£328
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Nigeria flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Nigeria

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Nigeria due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Nigeria for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to Nigeria to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London to Nigeria are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from London to Nigeria have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and Royal Air Maroc flying from London to Nigeria have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from London to Nigeria for under £450 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Nigeria for under £450. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just £382, but on average you can expect to pay £420.

Are there direct flights from London to Nigeria for under £525 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Nigeria under £525. A good price for a direct flight from London to Nigeria is less than £475.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Nigeria for under £525?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Nigeria within the next 7 days for less than £525.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Nigeria?

When booking a flight from London to Nigeria, you may want to consider flying on Air France, Royal Air Maroc or British Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from London to Nigeria?

The most popular route from London to Nigeria is London Heathrow - Lagos Murtala Muhammed. You may also consider London City - Lagos Murtala Muhammed or London Gatwick - Lagos Murtala Muhammed.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Nigeria?

While on average a flight from London to Nigeria is generally £549, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £395. When looking at the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Lagos Murtala Muhammed), you can expect to pay £458 for that flight.

What airports serve London to Nigeria flights?

Those who are flying from London to Nigeria may leave from the London City Airport, London Heathrow Airport, London Luton Airport, and a few other airports in the city. The largest airport to leave from is Heathrow which is the second busiest airport in the entire world. This airport is a hub for British Airlines and Virgin Atlantic. London City is a smaller airport located in Silvertown near London. This airport had about 4.5 million passengers in the year 2017. Luton is the fifth busiest airport in the city and is a base for Ryanair, easyJet, and other airlines. A

Which airlines fly directly from London to Nigeria?

While there are very few direct, nonstop flights to Nigeria from London, they do exist. British Airways offers direct flights to Abuja and Lagos. Virginia Atlantic also offers nonstop flights to Lagos. There are no direct flights that go into Port Harcourt. However, there are direct flights from other locations into Port Harcourt. Direct flights tend to be shorter but also are often the most expensive. The British Airlines flight to Abuja lasts 6h 25m on average. Nonstop flights to Lagos take 6h 35m – 7h 5m.

What are the stopover options between London to Nigeria?

There are far more options for flights with one or more stopovers than there are direct flights into Nigeria. Travellers may make a stop in Amsterdam (AMS), Istanbul (IST), Abu Dhabi International (AUH), or other locations if there is a single stopover. In cases where there are two or more, travellers may end up stopping in both Amsterdam and Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) or Istanbul and Amsterdam. Some of the airlines offering stopover flights include Turkish Airlines, RwandAir, and Air France. Many of these flights are longer than a standard direct flight but may be cheaper depending on the airline.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from London to Nigeria?

Those coming from London into Nigeria must have a passport as well as a visa. In addition to that, it is required to have a return ticket. The passport has to be valid for at least six months beyond the time of departure.

How long does is the flight from London to Nigeria?

A quick flight from London to Nigeria can take about 6h 20m. Virgin Atlantic provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £406. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to Nigeria return?

Our cheapest airline available from London to Nigeria is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £383 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Virgin Atlantic and Air France, starting at £406 and £430 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Nigeria one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Virgin Atlantic, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £309. Virgin Atlantic is not the only option available. At the moment, Royal Air Maroc is another option, for £323.

Destination information for Nigeria

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Nigeria
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₦505.22
Flight duration
6h 40m

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing

Calabar (CBQ)
Enugu (ENU)
Lawanti Gombe (GMO)
Ibadan (IBA)
Ilorin (ILR)

Top 10 airlines from London to Nigeria

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Nigeria choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air France
£391 £716 No change fee 77%
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Egypt Air
£529 £765 No change fee N/A
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MEA
£676 £776 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by MEA. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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RwandAir
£608 £810 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Turkish Airlines
£436 £814 No cancel fee 77%
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Etihad Airways
£536 £892 No change fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
£518 £914 No cancel fee 72%
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SWISS
£655 £920 No change fee 79%
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Emirates
£516 £922 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£479 £924 No change fee 76%
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