Cheap flights to Nigeria
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- British airways & virgin Atlantic Direct flights ( from heathrow )
- Medview Airline (VL) From London Gatwick
- KLM (KL) via Amsterdam
- Lufthansa (LH)
- Air France (AF)
- Emirates (EK) via Dubai
- Etihad airways (EY) Via Abu Dhabi
- Qatar airways (QR) Via Doha
- Turkish airlines (TK) via Istanbul
- kenya airways (KQ) via Nairobi
- Ethiopian airlines (ET) via Addis Ababa
- British Airways direct flights to Nigeria from Heathrow (LHR-LOS): 6 hours 30 minutes
- Medview airline from London Gatwick to Nigeria (lagos) : 6 hours 45 minutes
- Flights from Manchester to Nigeria with Air france via Paris(LHR-CDG-ABJ) : 11 hours 10 minutes
- Flights with KLM from Glasgow to Nigeria with stopover at Amsterdam : 10 hours 15 minutes
- Emirates flights to nigeria from Birmingham via dubai : 18 hours 10 minutes
- Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nigeria via Addis Ababa from Heathrow : 15 hours 30 minutes
Weekly Flight Schedule of Airlines Flying to Nigeria
Flights from London Heathrow to Nigeria:
- British Airways (BA): Facilitates passengers with direct flights from Heathrow to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV) and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS), Nigeria throughout the seven days of the week.
- Virgin Atlantic (VS): Direct flight is available all the week except on Wednesday.
- Turkish Airlines (TK): Flights are scheduled for seven days a week to Abuja and Lagos via Istanbul.
- Ethiopian Airlines (ET): Continues to offer flights from Heathrow for Nigeria (Abuja, Enugu. Lagos) through all the seven days of the week encompassing Addis Ababa for a brief stopover.
- Egypt Air (MS): Flights are available for Abuja (ABV) and Lagos (LOS) on all the seven days of the week except Friday.
- Air France (AF): Flight connections are scheduled for all the seven days of the week.
- KLM (KL): Caters the flights from Heathrow to Lagos via Amsterdam from Monday to Sunday.
- Middle East Airlines (ME): Flights are operated for Lagos on Thursday and Monday only.
- Emirates (EK): Flights are available for LHR-LOS route on all the days of the week.
- Qatar Airways (QR): Flight connections are available for Nigeria (LOS) from Heathrow throughout the week.
- Brussels Airlines (SN): Excluding Saturday, flights are scheduled for Lagos all the week.
- Lufthansa (LH): Fly with Lufthansa via Frankfurt on any given day of the week.
- Kenya Airways (KQ): Also wing its way for Lagos (Nigeria) from Heathrow on all the seven days of the week via Nairobi.
- Swiss International Airlines (LX): Flight connections are available for Lagos regularly in a week.
Flights from Manchester to Nigeria:
- British Airways (BA): is the foremost choice of customers for booking flight from the Manchester with terminal point at Abuja or Lagos. It offers flights regularly throughout the week.
- Lufthansa (LH): Lufthansa efficiently operates flights via Frankfurt on daily basis from Monday to Sunday.
- Air France (AF): has set the mark for successfully operating flights to Lagos and Abuja on seven days a week.
- Emirates (EK): has daily connecting flights available from Manchester to Lagos.
- Etihad Airways (EY): Monday-Sunday for Lagos only.
- KLM (KL): connects Manchester with Abuja and Lagos on all the seven days of the week whereas flights are non- operational for Abuja on Sunday and Wednesday only.
- Turkish Airlines (TK): Daily flights are operated via Istanbul and flights connections are only scheduled for Abuja.
- Royal Air Maroc (AT): Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday for Lagos only.
Flights from Birmingham to Nigeria:
- Air France (AF): Flight connections are available all the week.
- KLM (KL):flights can be availed on any day of the week.
- Lufthansa (LH): Daily flight connections are available via Frankfurt or even multi stop flights for Nigeria.
- Turkish Airlines: If you are departing from Birmingham, it gives you an opportunity to travel on any day of the week via Istanbul to Nigeria.
Flights from Edinburgh to Nigeria:
- British Airways (BA): links Birmingham to Nigeria while touching ground for a brief stopover at Heathrow on daily basis.
- Air France (AF): Seven days a week.
- KLM (KL): Flights with KLM are available on daily basis through the week.
- Emirates (EK): Emirates also stay ahead for carrying passengers to Nigeria from the Edinburgh on daily flight connections.
- Etihad Airways (EY): Flights are available regularly throughout the week.
Flights from Glasgow to Nigeria:
- British Airways (BA): Flight connections are available for any day of the week.
- KLM (KL): Monday to Sunday.
- Air France (AF): Monday- Sunday flight connections are available for this route.
- Emirates (EK): Flights are available throughout the week.
- Etihad Airways (EY): All the week except Tuesday.
Mainly there are two seasons in Nigeria, dry or winter and wet or summer. Jos town has the most pleasant climate in all of Nigeria. Rest of the country has hot weather. Northern parts of the country are hot and dry whereas southern parts are hot and humid. So the best time to visit Nigeria is from October to January. Peak season lies between December to January as most Nigerian festivals occur during this part of the year.
Northern and southern parts also differ in timing of wet season. Rainy season occurs from April to September in North and in South it is between March to November. There are fewer crowds in off season and flights are cheaper than the peak season. However, if you want to visit Nigeria during peak season, we would recommend you to book flights few months in advance.
Can I book last minute flights to Nigeria in July for a family of 2 adults and 2 Child ?
Summer holidays is always a busy time to fly in to any destination in Africa including Nigeria. Its always advise able to book early for July, December and March . You must be lucky to get a flight for 01 or 02 persons , but for a family of three and four you need to book well in advance, and you are looking at a price of 2500-3000GBP in total.
Travelling in December for any where in the world and coming back before 10th a January is always expensive . Its always advisable to book well in Advance for Christmas flights to avoid any inconvenience . Looking for flights to Nigeria in December closer to the time of travel might cost you almost more then GBP 1000-1300. But you can get a better deal ranging some where between GBP 600-800 if you book flights three to four months before departure dates .
Must-visit Tourists’ Attractions and Restaurants in Nigeria
Nigeria is best of those travellers who want to explore Africa off-the-beaten-path. It has scenic beaches, national parks and museums. Also its food is delicious and must-to-try. We have compiled a list of top restaurants and places in Nigeria:
- Lagos: You cannot miss Lagos’ famous beaches. The best among them are Eleko, Bar, Elegushi and Lekki Miami Beach. The best restaurants in town are Terra Kulture, Villa Medici and Eko Sky Restaurant and Lounge.
- Abuja: Located in the center of the Nigeria, Abuja is a modern African city. There are amazing tourists' attractions like Aso Rock, the National Mosque, National Ecumenical Center and Zuma Rock. Food lovers should visit Salamander Cafe, BlueCabana and Bukka at the Hilton.
- Port Harcourt: Although it is a major commercial city of Nigeria, it offers plenty of sights to its visitors. You have to include Port Harcourt Tourist Beach, Isaac Boro Garden Park, Culture Center and Rivers State Museum. The best places for eating out are Jevinik Restaurant, The Playhouse Lounge and Genesis Restaurant.
This factor is really important in deciding the most suitable airline for your journey. Travellers who are going for vacations need more baggage allowance to fit everything they need. Below is the list of airline with their respective baggage allowance:
- Lufthansa allows you to take 1 piece of 23kg in economy classic and economy flex whereas you can take 2 bags of 32kg each in business class.
- With Air France you can take one piece of 23kg in economy, two pieces of 23kg each in premium economy, two pieces of 32kg each in business class flights and three pieces of 32kg each in La Premiere class.
- British Airways has baggage allowance of one piece of 23kg in economy class, two pieces of 32kg each in business class and three pieces of 32kg each in first class.
- When you choose Med-View Airline, you can take two pieces of 32kg each in economy class whereas three pieces of 32kg each in business class flights to Nigeria.
- KLM has baggage allowance of 12kg in economy class and 18kg in business class.
- Kenya Airways allows you to take two pieces of 23kg each in economy class and two pieces of 32kg each in premier world.
- Emirates Airlines has baggage allowance of 35kg in economy class (depending on fare type), 40kg in business class and 50kg in first class.
Annual Events & Celebrations
A trip to Nigeria would be incomplete without attending its cultural festivals. Following are the most popular festivals of the country:
The carnival is the most exciting party of the year in Nigeria. Preparation for the festival starts weeks before. Many international tourists visit Lagos only to attend the carnival.
This festival is an important part of Nigerian culture. Every year, it annually occurs during the months of July and August. Osun Festival pays homage to the Oshun of Osun State - the river goddess.
The Port Harcourt Carnival is a combination of two carnivals: a cultural carnival and a Caribbean style carnival. It is celebrated for seven days before Christmas.
- Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV)
- Akure Airport (AKR)
- Benin Airport (BNI)
- Margaret Ekpo International Airport (CBQ)
- Akanu Ibiam International Airport (ENU)
- Ibadan Airport (IBA)
- Ilorin International Airport (ILR)
- Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS)
- Kaduna International Airport (KAD)
- Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN)
- Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)
- Maiduguri International Airport (MIU)
- Makurdi Airport (MDI)
- Sam Mbakwe Airport (QOW)
- Port Harcourt International Airport (PHC)
- Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport (SKO)
- Warri Airport (QRW)
- Yola Airport (YOL)
You can find five star and international hotels in Lagos and other major towns. However, these are fully booked during peak season and you have to book in advance. Lagos is the most congested city not only in Nigeria but also in Africa as well. Most of the good hotels are only available on this island. These hotels are usually really expensive in peak season but alternate options are also available.
You can stay in rest houses which are run by government. These are available throughout the country. Colonial-style houses and bungalows are used for this purpose. Another option is to get accommodation from Christian missions. They will offer you basic enmities at reasonable price. Major Nigerian towns also have sporting clubs which offer meals and accommodation at cheap rates. However, you have to purchase a temporary membership before your stay in these clubs.