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Johannesburg to Lagos flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Johannesburg and Lagos take, on average, 8 h and 29 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Johannesburg with Lagos found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport OR Tambo International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Johannesburg and Lagos
Arriving AirportFlights departing Johannesburg with Lagos as destination arrives at Murtala Muhammed

Cheap last minute flights to Lagos

Latest deals and top flight routes from Johannesburg airports.

Departure Tue, 07 Dec Return Wed, 08 Dec
JNB Johannesburg
LOS Lagos
return from £378
Departure Tue, 28 Dec Return Thu, 30 Dec
JNB Johannesburg
LOS Lagos
return from £400
Flight route information
Find out further information on Johannesburg and Lagos to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
66%

Trains in Lagos are 66% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.61
Lagos
£0.55
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
65%

A meal in Lagos is 65% cheaper than a meal in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£7.37
Lagos
£2.56
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
43%

A taxi fare in Lagos is 43% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.61
Lagos
£0.91
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
47%

Coffee is 47% more expensive in Lagos than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.32
Lagos
£1.94
Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
Lagos airports
  • ( Murtala Muhammed (LOS)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
K Distance: 2794 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Lagos

😷 Is it safe to travel from Johannesburg to Lagos during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Nigeria may apply when travelling from Johannesburg. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Johannesburg to Lagos at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Johannesburg to Lagos is 378£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Lagos expensive to visit compared to Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Lagos costs an average of 0.91 GBP, 43% cheaper than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.61 GBP, while train tickets costs 66% less in Lagos: 0.55 GBP against 1.61 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.56 GBP in Lagos, 65% less than the 7.37 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 47% more expensive in Lagos, with an average of 1.94 GBP , while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.32 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Lagos?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Lagos are October, January and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Lagos?
The best time of the year to go to Lagos when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Lagos from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, May and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  Lagos.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to Lagos?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and Lagos is of around 08:29 hours on average, considering an average distance of 5,825 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Johannesburg and Lagos?
The main airport route flying between Johannesburg and Lagos is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Murtala Muhammed (LOS). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • South African Airways.
  • ASKY.
  • Ethiopian Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Lagos are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Lagos are:
  • RwandAir, stoping in Kigali for 730 minutes minimun.
  • Kenya Airways, with 85 minutes scale in Nairobi.
  • Kenya Airways, with 85 minutes scale in Nairobi.
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