Cheap flights from Nigeria

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There are over 20 airports linking Nigeria to domestic destinations and international ones, with the key gateway airport being the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) that is situated in Lagos, one of the largest cities in Nigeria. The other important hub is the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV) in Abuja.

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) provides its passengers with around 40 direct flights to cities in Africa, the Middle East, North America, and Europe. Arik Air is the major Nigerian airline, and you can fly to several places with this carrier, or you can book routes with Etihad Airways, Delta, KLM, Qatar Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, Air France, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and many others.

Popular flights from Nigeria

Discover the charms of Nigeria by spending time in Lagos (LOS), where you can learn about this fascinating country through its Black Heritage and National Museums. Then throw yourself into the bustle of the city by gong to the Lekki Market, or enjoy the city’s coastal position and make your way to Eleko Beach.

Fly to Johannesburg (JNB) the capital of South Africa, and learn about its history in the Apartheid Museum, and the Mandela House Museum. Then use this city as a base to jump out to the Kruger National Park, one of the continent’s most famous parks, and ideal for a safari trip of a lifetime.

There are also direct links between Nigeria and Paris (CDG), the City of Lights, and the champion of French culture. Eat pastries while walking the pathways of the Luxembourg Gardens, boat down the River Seine past the Notre Dame, enjoy contemporary art at the Centre Pompidou, and be enthralled by the grisly history of the Bastille.

Where to find cheap flights from Nigeria

If you’re planning to travel to far-flung places, then it is strongly advised that you book your trip as far in advance as is possible, as long-haul flights especially get more expensive the closer to departure.

However, if you have decided to get away last minute, there are a number of ways you can dramatically reduce your fare. The first way is to hop onto our calendar and allow us to look for your chosen flight route over a full month. We can show you the trending fares, and you can locate the cheapest in moments.

Other quick tips include booking late-night or mid-week flights as these are less popular, and so prices tend to stay low.


Please note that information is correct as of March 2017

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