Cheap Flights to Lagos in 2019

Cheap Flights to Lagos Airport

Lagos Airport (LOS), also known as Murtala Muhammed International Airport, serves the largest and fastest growing city on the African continent. As a busy metropolis with a booming oil industry, Lagos is a hot spot for leisure and business travel.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Lagos Airport

It is safe to say that Nigeria is a very hot destination. Lagos is located in the south, where temperatures and humidity run high. Rainy season usually begins in March and wraps up in November, making the period between December - February the most ideal time to visit.

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Airlines That Fly to Lagos Airport

There are multiple airlines that offer service to Lagos Airport, including Lufthansa, Air France, Emirates, British Airways, KLM, and more. At this time, there are no direct flights from Canada to Lagos Airport.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

The two terminals in LOS, international and domestic, are located one kilometer apart from each other. Travellers should expect facilities to be fairly basic within both terminals. Duty-free shopping, dining options, and currency exchange services can all be found in the international terminal. Within the domestic terminal, passengers can spend time in the VIP lounge located on the third floor.

Transportation to and from Lagos Airport is limited. Public transport is not recommended as it can be dangerous in the evening and the station is located 2km away from the airport. The safest and most convenient way to get to the Lagos is by taxi. It is wise to check the driver's ID and confirm the price of the trip before departing for the city. Rental cars are also an option and can be arranged by using Skyscanner - this option is only recommended for confident drivers as the roads are very busy and traffic jams are common. The trip to the city centre can take anywhere from 30-60 minutes.

What to See and Do in Lagos

The city of Lagos is bustling with business executives and locals alike. With the highest GDP in Africa and 95% of its revenue earned through oil, the daily hustle is hard to miss. While the city is certainly focused on its commercial activity, there are parts of Lagos that offer an escape from it all. There are over a dozen beaches that tourists can enjoy, from the exclusive Tarkwa Bay Beach to the main inner city beach, Lagos Bar Beach.

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