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Cheapest flights to Lagos

Cheapest flights to Lagos in the next 3 months

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Flights from Johannesburg to Lagos

Flights from Johannesburg to Lagos will have you arriving in the cultural powerhouse of Nigeria within approximately 6 hours and 5 minutes. Planes will leave from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and drop you off at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS). Well-known airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Lagos include South African Airways, British Airways, Kenya Airways and Kulula. Direct flights from Johannesburg to Lagos are available.

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Things to know before you travel to Lagos

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Country Nigeria
Currency Nigerian Naira
Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 27.48 NGN
Language English
Hub airport Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)
Time difference Lagos is 1 hour behind Johannesburg
Travel adaptor Type D / G

Travel documents

You will need a Nigerian travel visa and South African passport to fly from Johannesburg to Lagos.

Airport information

From Murtala Muhammad International Airport, it takes 30 minutes to drive to the city centre of Lagos.

Main attractions

The top attractions in and around Lagos comprise of Nike Art Centre, Lekki Conservation Centre and Freedom Park Lagos.

Cost of living in Lagos

Compare the costs of everyday items in Johannesburg and Lagos

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Johannesburg R 100.00
Lagos R 20.00

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Johannesburg R 25.00
Lagos R 12.00

Pack of cigarettes


Johannesburg R 40.00
Lagos R 10.00

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Johannesburg R 10.00
Lagos R 25.00



Johannesburg R 23.00
Lagos R 33.00
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