Cheap flights from London to Nigeria

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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 39 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 11% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £448 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £478.

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 £596 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £429. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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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 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 Royal Air Maroc, British Airways or Emirates 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 Gatwick - Lagos Murtala Muhammed or London Stansted - Lagos Murtala Muhammed.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Nigeria?

While on average a flight from London to Nigeria is generally £572, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £345. When looking at the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Lagos Murtala Muhammed), you can expect to pay £398 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.

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Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing

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