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Cheap Flights to Lagos

Popular in December High demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $2,439 Average for round-trip flights in December 2020
Round-trip from $2,233 From Auckland to Lagos
One-way from $1,794 One-way flight from Auckland to Lagos
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Lagos flights by month

January
$1,916
February
$2,259
March
$1,916
April
$1,953
May
$1,951
June
$2,043
July
$2,108
August
$1,941
September
$2,227
October
$1,854
November
$1,694
December
$2,059
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Lagos is November. The most expensive month for flights is February. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Lagos?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
AKL - LOS
Price
$1,694 - $3,014
LOS
Temperature
28 - 33 °C
LOS
Rainfall
0 - 78 mm

Peak season:

Book flights to Lagos and join other sun-worshippers getting a dose of vitamin D on the city’s fine beaches. Situated on the Gulf of Guinea, Lagos is Nigeria’s (and indeed Africa’s) largest city and home to over 5 million people. Known for its beaches, nightlife and shopping (markets and malls), a holiday in Lagos will never be dull. This is the cultural and economical powerhouse of Africa so whether it’s arts and music, or museums and restaurants you’re after, Lagos will deliver. In saying that, it probably isn’t a destination for a family holiday. The weather in Lagos is consistently hot throughout the year with temperatures averaging from the mid-20Cs to the mid-30Cs. Lagos receives most of its tourism between October and January, the population tends to double in the summer. February and March are the hottest months and you can get accommodation bargains after the tourist season ends. Easter and Ramadan are busy times requiring travellers to book their flight tickets a couple of months in advance.

Off season:

The rainy seasons (April to July / October to November) are a great time to find the cheapest flights to Nigeria. The wettest month is June, so hotel rates dip to attract visiting tourists who don’t mind the hot, steamy weather.

When is the best time to book a flight to Lagos?

The best time to take flights to Lagos is during the dry season from August to September or December to March. Many travellers also want to experience the Nigerian culture, so visiting during one of the festivals is recommended, such as The Lagos Black Heritage Festival in April. Bear in mind that flight tickets can be higher during special events so if you are looking for a cheap flights to Lagos, it is better to avoid these periods.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Lagos?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Lagos. Thursday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Lagos?

Flights at midday are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Lagos. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Lagos?

Flights from London to Lagos: 6 hours 55 minutes.

Flights from Manchester to Lagos: 9 hours 10 minutes.

Flights from Birmingham to Lagos: 9 hours 35 minutes.

Flights from Glasgow to Lagos: 9 hours 15 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to Lagos?

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are the two main airlines that operate flights from London to Lagos. Nigerian carrier, Arik Air, has daily flights from Heathrow to Lagos. If flying from any other UK city it will involve a connecting flight.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) is the major airport where flights to Lagos land. The airport is situated on the northern outskirts of Lagos, 18 miles from the city centre. Once your Lagos flight lands, the easiest way to get to town from the airport is a taxi but make sure you see the driver’s ID and agree your fare before the start of the journey. Many hotels should also be able to arrange a shuttle bus so contact your hotel in advance.

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