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Summary info about Lagos flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£257

Best Round-Trip Price

£434

Fastest flight time

11h 25m

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5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Lagos from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £257 (London Gatwick to Lagos Murtala Muhammed).
The best round-trip flight price to Lagos from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £434 (London Gatwick to Lagos Murtala Muhammed).
The fastest flight to Lagos from United Kingdom takes 11h 25m (London Gatwick to Lagos Murtala Muhammed).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to Lagos, including SWISS, Egypt Air and Royal Air Maroc.

Lagos flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Lagos?

The month of February is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Lagos from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £643. If you aren’t able to travel to Lagos during the month of February, then flying in March is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of £656.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Lagos?

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Lagos for £53/person, which is 56% cheaper than the average flight to Lagos. To find the cheapest price to Lagos from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Lagos?

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Lagos is on a Wednesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Lagos on a Wednesday will often find tickets for as low as £760. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from United Kingdom because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around £789.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Lagos?

At midday is the cheapest time of day to fly from United Kingdom to Lagos when you can find flight prices for as low as £657. Flying to Lagos at midday is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the evening when prices are £798 on average. Flights to Lagos from United Kingdom in the evening are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travellers’ schedules.

How long does it take to fly to Lagos?

If you’re flying from a popular airport in United Kingdom, such as London Heathrow or Manchester, and flying into the most popular airport in Lagos (Lagos Murtala Muhammed), then you can expect flight times to average 6h 25m and 9h 05m, respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Lagos?

The best time to book a flight to Lagos from United Kingdom is 52 days out, which is when prices tend to be around £781. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United Kingdom to Lagos for as low as £685.

Cheapest flights to Lagos airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Lagos airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Lagos

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Lagos

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lagos (LOS)

Typically, flights to Lagos from London are cheaper when flying from London Gatwick to Lagos Murtala Muhammed, which has an average price of £750

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO LAGOS FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTFebruary20% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Lagos costs on average just £666 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO LAGOS FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember66% more expensiveIt costs about £1,372 for flights to Lagos from London Heathrow Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO LAGOS FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember358% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Lagos from London Heathrow Airport in December than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Lagos

How long does it take to fly to Lagos?

You can get flights to Lagos, Nigeria, from across the UK, with some airports providing a faster service than others. You can touch down in Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, in just over six and a half hours from London. If you are travelling to Nigeria’s largest city from Manchester, it will take you closer to nine hours and 30 minutes to arrive at your destination. It takes a similar time to reach Lagos from Birmingham too, with the quickest time being about nine hours and 40 minutes.

Where can you fly directly into Lagos from?

You can only fly directly to Lagos from one airport in the UK. However, there are plenty of options for indirect flights from other airports too, should you not mind a transfer in another country. You can get direct Lagos flight deals from London Heathrow Airport, which will get you to your destination quickest. You can also fly from London City Airport, which often requires a transfer at Frankfurt Airport. Similarly, you can fly indirectly from Manchester Airport and change at Frankfurt Airport. If you are flying from Edinburgh Airport in Scotland, you will be required to transfer at London Heathrow. Whilst flights from Birmingham also go to Lagos, most commonly with a change in Charles de Gaulle Airport.

When is the best time to plan a beach trip to Lagos?

Beaches like Bar Beach are most often visited during January, February, or March, as the weather is usually above 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21°C) with a low chance of rain. Consider visiting Kuramo Beach during your Lagos visit as well.

Is there an alternative airport near Lagos?

Those flying to Lagos could potentially find better pricing at Ibadan Airport (72 mi from Lagos city centre) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Lagos?

The cheapest airport near Lagos is typically Ibadan Airport, with an average price of £121/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport?

Prices for flights to Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport?

The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Lagos Murtala Muhammed Airport. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Lagos flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Lagos found recently by users on momondo
Ethiopian Air
14 Mar
LGW10:10London Gatwick
25h 15m
1 stop
LOS12:25Lagos Murtala Muhammed
20 Mar
LOS13:40Lagos Murtala Muhammed
16h 50m
1 stop
LGW05:30London Gatwick
Ethiopian Air
12 Mar
LGW10:10London Gatwick
25h 15m
1 stop
LOS12:25Lagos Murtala Muhammed
27 Mar
LOS13:40Lagos Murtala Muhammed
16h 50m
1 stop
LGW05:30London Gatwick
Ethiopian Air
10 Mar
LGW10:05London Gatwick
25h 20m
1 stop
LOS12:25Lagos Murtala Muhammed
20 Mar
LOS13:40Lagos Murtala Muhammed
16h 50m
1 stop
LGW05:30London Gatwick
Ethiopian Air
10 Mar
LGW10:05London Gatwick
25h 20m
1 stop
LOS12:25Lagos Murtala Muhammed
20 Mar
LOS13:40Lagos Murtala Muhammed
16h 50m
1 stop
LGW05:30London Gatwick
Ethiopian Air
12 Mar
LGW10:10London Gatwick
25h 15m
1 stop
LOS12:25Lagos Murtala Muhammed
23 Mar
LOS13:40Lagos Murtala Muhammed
16h 50m
1 stop
LGW05:30London Gatwick
Ethiopian Air
10 Mar
LGW10:05London Gatwick
25h 20m
1 stop
LOS12:25Lagos Murtala Muhammed
23 Mar
LOS13:40Lagos Murtala Muhammed
16h 50m
1 stop
LGW05:30London Gatwick

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Lagos

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Lagos, view some of our deals below provided by Royal Air Maroc
Multiple Airlines
30 Apr
LGW06:00London Gatwick
22h 05m
2 stops
LOS04:05Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Multiple Airlines
16 Apr
LGW06:00London Gatwick
22h 05m
2 stops
LOS04:05Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Multiple Airlines
8 May
LGW06:00London Gatwick
22h 20m
2 stops
LOS04:20Lagos Murtala Muhammed

Visa requirements for visiting Lagos

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Lagos?

British citizens travelling to Lagos will need to get a visa before they arrival. Make your application in advance to be sure you have pre-approval to enter the country. Your passport will also need to be valid for six months from when you land in Lagos.


Best things to do and see in Lagos

What can you see and do in Lagos?

Lagos is a great city with loads to do for tourists. Start off by visiting Lekki Conservation Centre, which is a wildlife area not far from the city centre. Here you can bird watch and enjoy some aquatic fauna. If it’s the beach you’re after, then visit Tarkwa Bay Beach or Elegshi Beach, where you can sun yourself and take a dip in the ocean. A highly recommended tourist destination is Lekki Market, where you will find a great selection of stalls selling arts and crafts, leather goods and paintings, which are perfect for gifts for your return home. Before you leave you should visit The Cathedral Church of Christ too, which is an impressive building and draws in visitors from all over the world.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Lagos?

momondo collates all your flight options in one place and lets you filter them to find the perfect flight to Lagos. momondo saves you time and could save you money on your trip.

Can I find flights to Lagos with flexible booking policies on momondo?

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Lagos which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

How can momondo help me find flights to Lagos?

momondo provides multiple filters to help you find the best flight to Lagos. Filter by price, airline, airport, cabin, aircraft, payment method, number of stops and more.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Lagos right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Yes. momondo can track flight prices for Lagos and alert you when they change. Perform a search to set up the price alert. All that is required is a valid email address.


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