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Flights to Lagos

Nigeria’s vibrant coastal metropolis

Cheapest return flights

1023

Avg flight time from London

6 hrs 35 mins

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This lively Nigerian city is the heart of modern West Africa. A fusion of colour, culture and adventure, there’s so much to explore here from exciting nightlife to white sandy beaches and a thrilling arts scene.

Fly to Lagos with British Airways and lose yourself in the vibrance of this unique city, where historic landmarks harmonise with ultra-modern skyscrapers. See some vivid West African art at the Nike Art Gallery, catch a play at Terra Kulture and then enjoy the rich and heady flavours of Nigerian street food, from jollof rice to suya. Head to Lekki Conservation Centre and explore the lush mangroves, then climb the canopy walkway for sweeping views across the jungle. And if you’re in the mood to relax, take a trip to Landmark Beach, recline on the pristine golden sands and gaze out across the shimmering blue water. Book your flights to Lagos now.

Lagos flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Lagos?

A flight from London to Lagos’ Murtala Muhammed International Airport takes approximately six hours and 35 minutes.

What’s the cheapest month to fly to Lagos?

Lagos is a popular destination between November and January, as this is its dry season – so you could save by visiting another time of year. Have a look at our low fare finder to find out the best time to book your trip.

Is Lagos cheap to visit?

Lagos is an affordable city to visit, so you can enjoy your trip without breaking the bank. There are plenty of places to eat if you’re on a budget, so you can sample local specialties like egusi soup for reasonable prices. There are also lots of free attractions to keep you busy, from New Afrika Shrine to Ndubuisi Kanu Park.

Is it easy to get around Lagos?

It takes between 30 minutes and an hour to get from Murtala Muhammed International Airport to the centre of Lagos, depending on which mode of transport you choose. You can get there by bus or taxi.

You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to get out of the city and see more of what Lagos has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.

Why visit Lagos?

Lagos is one of Africa’s most exciting cities, and there’s so much to see and do. While you’re here, explore Kalakuta Republic Museum, the previous home of legendary afrobeats musician, Fela Kuti. Take a trip to Balogun Market to browse the traditional Nigerian fabrics. Drift through the mangroves in a canoe and make a pitstop to sample some local cuisine like pounded yam and ewedu.

Why fly British Airways to Lagos?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Fly with just hand baggage and you can carry two bags in the cabin free of charge. Choose our checked baggage option and you can travel with hand baggage and a 23kg bag checked into the hold, plus enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering, and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Economy class flights to Lagos

From 1023return

from Nice, February 2025

Our World Traveller (economy) cabin offers our lowest fares and is great for budget travellers. You’ll get a meal, drinks and full use of our in-flight entertainment system.

February

1023

return, from Nice

1023

March

1023

return, from Nice

1023

May

1024

return, from Nice

1024

Premium economy class flights to Lagos

From 1516return

from Toulouse, May 2024

Upgrade to World Traveller Plus (premium economy) for a quieter, smaller cabin with more space, and a travel pack including a blanket and toothbrush.

May

1516

return, from Toulouse

1516

March

1517

return, from Nice

1517

February

1853

return, from Toulouse

1853

Business class flights to Lagos

From 4268return

from Toulouse, May 2024

In our Club World (business class) cabin, you can convert your seat into a fully-flat bed with luxurious White Company bedding, get access to private lounges, dedicated check-in desks and priority boarding.

May

4268

return, from Toulouse

4268

June

4268

return, from Toulouse

4268

July

4268

return, from Toulouse

4268

Lagos Travel Essentials

Flight time

6 hrs 35mins

Time zone

GMT +1

Currency

Naira

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