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Flights to Nigeria in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Average priceHK$15,974Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

When is the best time to fly to Nigeria?

Average Lagos Murtala Muhammed flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
HKG - LOS
Price
HK$6,693 - HK$9,836
LOS
Temperature
28 - 33 °C
LOS
Rainfall
0 - 78 mm
Flying to Nigeria in February is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Nigeria then February is statistically the hottest. July is historically the period with most rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Nigeria?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Nigeria, you should look to book at least 29 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Nigeria?

The cheapest day to fly to Nigeria is usually Monday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Nigeria?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Nigeria. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

Africa’s most populous nation and biggest oil producer, Nigeria is a fascinating destination. With a coastline on the Gulf of Guinea and Benin, Niger, Chad and Cameroon as neighbours, tourists should be seeking cheap flights to Nigeria in greater numbers. Sadly, years of civil war, military dictatorships and sectarian conflict among Nigeria’s 250 tribes – not to mention tensions between the Muslim population and the Christian population, who live in the oil-producing south – mean that only the hardiest tourists visit this land. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office advises against all but essential travel to several parts of the country so tourists must keep their wits about them after landing from Nigeria flights.

Nigeria is diverse. The Obudu Hills in the southeast give way to beaches. In the middle and southwest of Nigeria are rainforest, the Lagos estuary and savannah. The Sahel melts into the Sahara in the north.

Apart from Abuja, the capital, and former capital, Lagos, Nigeria has several national parks including Old Oyo, Yankari, and Cross River.

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Nigeria climate

Nigeria’s climate is Humid sub-tropical. There are two seasons: wet and dry. The wet season runs from April to October. Between November and March temperatures are high and the sun beats down.

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When is the best time to fly to Nigeria?

Peak season:

October to January is high season when most visitors arrive on flights to Nigeria. Ramadan (the ninth month of the Muslim calendar), Eid al-Fitr and Easter are also busy times in Nigeria.

Off season:

In general, the low season is the wet season (April to October).

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Getting around Nigeria

Nigeria is known as the “giant of Africa”. Given its size, the quickest way of getting around is by plane. Several airlines offer domestic Nigeria flights including Arik, which connects Abuja with Benin, Calabar, Enugu, Lagos and Port Harcourt.

Air Nigeria flies from Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos to Abuja, Benin, Kano, Owerri, Sokoto and Calabar.

The rail system has been neglected greatly in the past. The Nigerian Railway Corporation runs the rails and it’s an inexpensive, if unreliable, way of getting around.

Several bus companies offer services around Nigeria. ABC Transport, for example, operates services in eastern, western and northern Nigeria. There are also shared taxis (for up to six people). Hiring a car with a driver is also a good option for travellers.

 

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