British Airways' Lagos-bound flights land at Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport, 14 miles north-west of Lagos city centre. Jump in a taxi after your flight to Lagos and join the crowds at colourful markets on Lagos Island, Lagos' business and administrative hub. Go shopping in western-style malls at Ikoyi Island and Victoria Island after your Lagos flights and fill up on Thai and other Asian food at the malls' trendy restaurants.
Travel to/from central Lagos
Pre-arrange a hotel shuttle bus when you book your accommodation and flight to Lagos. Otherwise, negotiate a fare with one of the taxi drivers waiting outside the airport after your Lagos flight arrives. A taxi will take you to Lagos Island after your flight lands at Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport in around 40 minutes. Bridges connect Lagos Island to neighbouring Ikoyi Island and Victoria Island.
Best of Lagos
After flights to Lagos, get to know Nigeria, its history and people at the National Museum on Lagos Island, then shop for crafts at the museum's craft centre. Take a boat to Tarkwa Bay after your flight to Lagos and sit on the clean sands and swim in the bay's calm protected waters. Before you catch your flight from Lagos, shop for batik cloth and printed dresses, pottery, leatherwork, sculptures, beadwork, basketry and other local crafts from Lagos. Don't miss the chance to stock up on CDs by local musicians, featuring a rich mix of hip-hop, reggae, salsa and dancehall music before your return flight.
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