Flights to Lagos

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Last minute flights to Lagos

Departure Tue, 09 May Return Mon, 15 May
LGW London
LOS Lagos
return from £348
Departure Sun, 07 May Return Tue, 23 May
MAN Manchester
LOS Lagos
return from £380
Departure Sun, 14 May Return Mon, 22 May
BHX Birmingham
LOS Lagos
return from £365
Departure Mon, 01 May Return Mon, 15 May
AMS Amsterdam
LOS Lagos
return from £651
Popular flight routes to Lagos
London - Lagos
return from £345
Manchester - Lagos
return from £387
Birmingham - Lagos
return from £384
Dubai - Lagos
return from £375
Leeds Bradford - Lagos
return from £530
Dublin - Lagos
return from £350

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.

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
Lagos

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

    Top airlines

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

    Location

    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.