When is the best time to fly to Lagos?
Lagos is Nigeria’s (and indeed Africa’s) largest city. Known for its beaches, nightlife and shopping (markets and malls), a holiday in Lagos will never be dull. This is the cultural and economical powerhouse of Africa so whether it’s arts and music, or museums and restaurants you’re after, Lagos will deliver. The weather in Lagos is consistently hot throughout the year with temperatures averaging from the mid-20Cs to the mid-30Cs. Lagos receives most of its tourism between October and January, the population tends to double in the summer. February and March are the hottest months and you can get accommodation bargains after the tourist season ends. Easter and Ramadan are busy times requiring travellers to book their flight tickets a couple of months in advance.
The rainy seasons (April to July / October to November) are a great time to find the cheapest flights to Nigeria. The wettest month is June, so hotel rates dip to attract visiting tourists who don’t mind the hot, steamy weather.
When is the best time to book a flight to Lagos?
The best time to take flights to Lagos is during the dry season from August to September or December to March. Many travellers also want to experience the Nigerian culture, so visiting during one of the festivals is recommended, such as The Lagos Black Heritage Festival in April. Bear in mind that flight tickets can be higher during special events so if you are looking for a cheap flights to Lagos, it is better to avoid these periods.
Which airlines operate flights to Lagos?
British Airways,Virgin Atlantic, Turkish Airlines, Emirates Airlines, KLM, AirFrance and many more are the two main airlines that operate flights from London to Lagos. Nigerian carrier, Aero, Dana air, Medview, Air Peace, AZman, First Nation has daily flights from varios parts of Nigeria to Lagos.
How to get from the airport to the city centre?
Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) is the major airport where flights to Lagos land. The airport is situated on the northern outskirts of Lagos, 18 miles from the city centre. Once your Lagos flight lands, the easiest way to get to town from the airport is a taxi and agree your fare before the start of the journey or take an Uber or Taxify both apps work in Lagos Nigeria. Many hotels should also be able to arrange a shuttle bus so contact your hotel in advance.