Cheap flights to Lagos, Nigeria

ICT — LOS
Feb 4 — Feb 111

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Flights to Lagos, Nigeria in 2023

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,168Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip from$790From New York to Lagos Murtala Muhammed
One-way from$416One-way flight from New York to Lagos Murtala Muhammed (LOS)

Cheap flights to Lagos, Nigeria in January, February 2023

The best prices found for LOS flights for January, February
Feb 26 - Mar 7
EWR

Newark

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

38h 00m
LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

EWR

Newark

1 stop

30h 50m
$810

Turkish Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Feb 22 - Mar 7
EWR

Newark

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

38h 00m
LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

EWR

Newark

1 stop

30h 50m
$840

Turkish Airlines

Deal found 1/29

Feb 26 - Mar 9
EWR

Newark

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

38h 00m
LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

EWR

Newark

1 stop

30h 50m
$853

Turkish Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Lagos, Nigeria 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lagos, Nigeria found for this year
May 23 - Jun 3
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

13h 05m
LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

18h 30m
$790

Royal Air Maroc

Deal found 1/30

Mar 5 - Mar 13
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

39h 20m
LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

36h 40m
$801

Kenya Airways

Deal found 1/29

Sep 27 - Oct 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

28h 20m
LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

18h 05m
$808

Royal Air Maroc

Deal found 1/29

Last minute flights to Lagos, Nigeria

Late deals on round-trip flights to Lagos, Nigeria, departing today and this week
Feb 9 - Apr 28
EWR

Newark

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

38h 00m
LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

EWR

Newark

1 stop

30h 55m
$912

Turkish Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Feb 9 - Feb 18
EWR

Newark

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

38h 00m
LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

EWR

Newark

1 stop

30h 50m
$922

Turkish Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Feb 9 - Feb 18
EWR

Newark

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

38h 00m
LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

EWR

Newark

1 stop

30h 50m
$958

Turkish Airlines

Deal found 1/28

One-way flights to Lagos, Nigeria

The cheapest one-way flights to Lagos, Nigeria
Mar 7
EWR

Newark

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

38h 00m
$416

Turkish Airlines

Deal found 1/28

Mar 8
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

38h 40m
$416

Turkish Airlines

Deal found 1/27

Apr 2
EWR

Newark

LOS

Lagos Murtala Muhammed

1 stop

38h 05m
$431

Turkish Airlines

Deal found 1/29

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Lagos

Delta
7.9
Good
2,023 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

As always, seats are very tight/crowded. Food & entertainment N/A: Watched my own entertainment, brought my own food. But entertainment options were plentiful. Great staff.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,023 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,023 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

As always, seats are very tight/crowded. Food & entertainment N/A: Watched my own entertainment, brought my own food. But entertainment options were plentiful. Great staff.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,161 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,023 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

As always, seats are very tight/crowded. Food & entertainment N/A: Watched my own entertainment, brought my own food. But entertainment options were plentiful. Great staff.

KLM
7.5
Good
116 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,023 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

As always, seats are very tight/crowded. Food & entertainment N/A: Watched my own entertainment, brought my own food. But entertainment options were plentiful. Great staff.

Ethiopian Air
7.4
Good
52 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,023 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

As always, seats are very tight/crowded. Food & entertainment N/A: Watched my own entertainment, brought my own food. But entertainment options were plentiful. Great staff.

Turkish Airlines
7.3
Good
1,136 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,023 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

As always, seats are very tight/crowded. Food & entertainment N/A: Watched my own entertainment, brought my own food. But entertainment options were plentiful. Great staff.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Lagos?

The cheapest ticket to Lagos, Nigeria found for each month in 2023 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,172

February

$1,010

March

$1,073

April

$1,111

May

$1,147

June

$1,348

July

$1,465

August

$1,206

September

$1,166

October

$1,193

November

$1,200

December

$1,584

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Lagos is currently February; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Lagos, Nigeria?

Average Lagos, Nigeria flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2023 and 2024 by month

NYC - LOS

Price

$1,010 - $2,159

LOS

Temperature

77 - 82.4 °F

LOS

Rainfall

0.5 - 12.4 inches

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Lagos, you should look to book at least 58 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Lagos?

The cheapest day to fly to Lagos is usually Sunday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Lagos?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at noon when visiting Lagos. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

The most populous city in Africa is also one of the continent’s most varied and exciting. Lagos is known for having some of the best nightlife in West Africa, as well as containing outstanding opportunities to go shopping — whether that’s in a traditional market or an ultra-modern mall.

Lagos is not a tranquil city, although it does possess some fine beaches. Instead, it’s a place you go to live life to the full. New sights and sounds wait for you around every corner; however often you’ve been before, there’s sure to be a museum or a café that will be new to you.

How long is the flight to Lagos?

Flights from the United States to Lagos, Nigeria range from about 11.5h-60h. The precise length of your flight will depend on your departure city, airline, and the number and length of any stopovers you experience. If you’re departing from the west coast, you’re more likely to experience a flight time on the longer end of the range due to distance and the increased likelihood or stopovers along the way. Conversely, those flying out of the east coast will likely have flight times on the shorter end of the spectrum, especially if you’re flying out of a major airport like New York’s JFK or Washington Dulles.

Where can you get direct flights to Lagos from?

The only airport with direct flights to Lagos is Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, with Delta servicing two daily direct flights from here. If you’re not departing from Atlanta but still want as short of a flight as possible, consider the airlines that regularly fly into Lagos, which are Ethiopian, KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, and Virgin Atlantic. If you can book a flight with one of these airlines from your nearest major airport, you’re more likely to have just a single stop or two and reduce your total flying time. You can expect to make stopovers in cities common to this route, such as London, Abidjan, and Addis Ababa.

How do you get from Lagos airport to the city center?

When your destination is Lagos, you’ll fly into Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS), which is about 9 miles northwest of Lagos city center. To reach downtown Lagos from the airport, you can take a taxi, which can take anywhere from one hour to three given traffic and poor road conditions. The average cost of a taxi should be about $14. Uber is also available from Lagos Airport and the price should be even less than a taxi. Be sure not to take a taxi at night as it’s dangerous for tourists, and always negotiate the fare in advance. Besides taxi and Uber, you can also take a bus, but this is only safe for those traveling with a local as the routes are not clear. Finally, you can also opt to rent a car if you feel up for driving in the Lagos area, which can be rough and potentially dangerous due to civil unrest.

What are some things to do in Lagos?

Lagos is not only the capital city of Nigeria, it’s also the most populated city in Africa, meaning there is plenty to do for locals and tourists alike. Spend time relaxing at Lagos numerous beaches. Freedom Park is the city’s cultural epicenter, where you can enjoy galleries, museums, and delicious fare at the food court. Head to Victoria Island and scuba dive in its pristine waters. Lagos also has a thriving nightlife, with clubs and bars partying until all hours in most neighborhoods.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Lagos?

U.S. citizens need a valid passport, visa, and proof of vaccinations to enter Lagos, Nigeria.

What is the best way to travel around Lagos, Nigeria?

The cheapest way to get around, other than on foot, is to use the Bus Rapid Transit system. Buses are generally well maintained, with reasonably priced tickets. For a more comfortable trip, there are increasing numbers of modern taxis.

What is good to know if travelling to Lagos, Nigeria?

Despite Lagos’s cosmopolitan nature, there are still cultural norms to be respected: make sure you greet everyone you speak to and be careful not to wear immodest clothing. Loose shirts and trousers or skirts are recommended, as the city’s climate is humid. Also, remember that bartering is common and expected in most places.

Lagos, Nigeria airport overview

Named after the country’s former military head of state, Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) is located 14 miles (22.5 km) north-west of the city of Lagos, Nigeria. The airport comprises an international terminal and a domestic terminal, separated by a distance of 0.6 miles (1 km); the slightly newer International terminal was modeled after Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.

Although fairly outdated and weathered, improvements have been made throughout the airport over recent years. All amenities have been restored and previously faulty facilities, including air conditioning and luggage belts, have been repaired. There are plans to expand the arrivals and departures halls in order to cope with the ever-increasing number of passengers visiting the airport each year.

Murtala Muhammed International is on its way to becoming a more efficient airport for its visitors. It can be quite chaotic at times; however, the staff are generally friendly and helpful and the facilities are clean. Do be cautious during your stay, though, as pickpockets are rife both at Murtala Muhammed International and in Lagos.    

What airport do you fly into for flights to Lagos?

For a flight to Lagos, you will be flying into Murtala Muhammed. Lagos Murtala Muhammed (LOS) is just 5.0 mi from the center of the city.

Other local departures to Lagos from the United States

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