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Flights to Lagos

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Departure Mon, 25 Oct Return Wed, 27 Oct
LON London
LOS Lagos
return from £533
Departure Mon, 25 Oct Return Tue, 26 Oct
LON London
LOS Lagos
return from £686
Departure Mon, 25 Oct Return Wed, 27 Oct
BHX Birmingham
LOS Lagos
return from £518
Departure Mon, 25 Oct Return Tue, 26 Oct
ACC Accra
LOS Lagos
return from £267
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Popular flight routes to Lagos
London - Lagos
return from £417
Manchester - Lagos
return from £444
Dubai - Lagos
return from £564
Accra - Lagos
return from £130
Johannesburg - Lagos
return from £398
Nairobi - Lagos
return from £458
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Trips to Lagos

Lagos travel

At the end of a flight to Lagos, travellers will encounter Nigeria's largest city. Lagos is one of Africa's fastest growing cities and a hive of activity located in the south western corner of the country, built along the coast and on islands around a series of lagoons with interconnecting bridges. It is a sprawling metropolis driven by business. Three vast bridges connect Lagos Island to the mainland, the Third Mainland Bridge is one of the longest in Africa. Lagos was named by the Portuguese explorer Rui de Sequeira in 1472 after the Portuguese word for "lakes". It has a thriving arts and cultural scene, bustling markets and a vibrant nightlife. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Lagos!

Things to do and places to see in Lagos

The main commercial area of the city is on Lagos Island, while Victoria Island and Ikoyi have strong ex-pat communities, upscale living and are hubs for manufacturing, financial and commercial business. Surulere is a mixed residential and commercial area with local businesses and traders of different types. Victoria Island is one of the most attractive areas in Lagos with a variety of luxury hotels, nightlife, shopping malls and cinema complexes.

When visiting Lagos, be sure to:

  • Taste eclectic cuisine in the Surulere district, home to some of the city's best restaurants
  • Tour the National Museum to learn about the country's history and culture
  • Stay in an upmarket hotel in the Ikoyi district and enjoy fashionable shopping
  • Go for dinner and a movie on Victoria Island
  • See the diverse landscapes at the Lekki Conservation Centre set up to preserve the local wildlife
  • Visit Tafawa Balewa Square at the centre of Lagos Island's commercial district
  • Gain insight into the trade in African slaves to the Americas at the Black Heritage Museum
  • Catch a boat to the beaches of Tarkwa Bay
  • Learn about Nigerian history at the Freedom Park
  • Haggle for goods with traders in the colourful Lekki Market
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Lagos airports

Passengers who bought a cheap ticket to Lagos will land at Lagos Airport Murtala Muhammed International (LOS), also known as Murtala Muhammed International Airport, LOS airport and Nigeria Airport. Lagos Airport is the busiest airport in Nigeria, serving one of the largest cities in the world.

  • Lagos Airport

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    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to Lagos Airport on a regular basis including: Arik Air, Air France and British Airways


    Lagos Airport is located in the suburb of Ikeja, 14 miles northwest of Lagos city centre.

    Transport options

    Passengers arriving to Lagos Airport will find official yellow taxis waiting outside the arrivals and departures area. Travelling by taxi is the safest and easiest way to reach the city centre. There are some car rental agencies located in the airport terminal, but road conditions are poor. There are no buses or trains running from the airport and the nearest bus station is over a mile away.

FAQ's about Lagos

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Lagos at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £130 to Lagos. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Lagos.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Lagos?
The top month to book flights to Lagos is October, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Lagos flights is September. In third place: July. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Lagos, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Lagos?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Lagos is... December. The next best month to travel to Lagos is August. And let's not forget July, the third top choice for when to go to Lagos. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Lagos is February.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Lagos from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Lagos include:
  • Royal Air Maroc, which flies from London and Manchester to Lagos plus from null.
  • Virgin Atlantic, which has flights from London and Aberdeen as well as Edinburgh to Lagos.
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, with flights from London to Lagos and Manchester and also from Birmingham.
Indirect flights from the UK to Lagos include:
  • Royal Air Maroc, which flies from London and Manchester and also from Belfast.
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, with flights from London and Manchester to Lagos plus Birmingham.
  • Turkish Airlines, which has flights from London and Birmingham as well as from Manchester to Lagos.
🕑 How long before a flight to Lagos should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Lagos, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Lagos departing from over 69 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Lagos at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
🛄 What is the name of Lagos’s airport?
Lagos is served by 1 airport[s]. Murtala Muhammed operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 69 cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Lagos’s airport from the city centre?
Lagos’s airport Murtala Muhammed is located 12 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Lagos’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.53 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Murtala Muhammed , for example, the average price for the ride to Lagos centre is around 0.89 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Lagos. Pick your preferred car type and get from Murtala Muhammed to Lagos city centre on your own terms.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Lagos?
If you are going to Lagos, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 2.51 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 26.63 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 4.44 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 0.71 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 0.89 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.86 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.25 GBP
  • - Water: 0.17 GBP

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