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Johannesburg (JNB) to Lagos (LOS)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to LOS flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Lagos flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lagos.
ZA1 - LOS
Price
R341 - R473
LOS
Temperature
25 - 28 °C
LOS
Precipitation
13 - 316 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R4 931

From Johannesburg to Lagos Murtala Muhammed

One-way from

R4 092

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Lagos Murtala Muhammed

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos?

Thursday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 5%.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Lagos, Lagos. Flights to Lagos, Lagos from Johannesburg in April are about R5 384 on average during April, but can be found for as low as R3 499.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos (ZA1 - LOS)?

When flying from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 36% versus a flight at midday.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos?

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos, book at least 30 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 12% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R6 059 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R6 334.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Lagos in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to LOS flights in October, November
25 Nov - 13 Dec
R5 365pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
TAAG
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
TAAG
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Oct - 24 Oct
R5 538pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Nov - 21 Nov
R5 582pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Lagos 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lagos from Johannesburg found for this year
25 Nov - 13 Dec
R5 365pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
TAAG
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
TAAG
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Oct - 24 Oct
R5 538pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Nov - 21 Nov
R5 582pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Lagos from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Lagos direct flight deals
21 Nov - 27 Nov
R6 796pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air Peace
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air Peace
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 6 Nov
R6 898pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air Peace
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air Peace
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 6 Nov
R7 086pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air Peace
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air Peace
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Lagos

Late deals on return flights to Lagos from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 8 Nov
R5 538pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
TAAG
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
TAAG
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 8 Nov
R5 726pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Oct - 9 Nov
R5 784pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Murtala Muhammed from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Lagos
21:15 - 7:30
Kenya Airways
1 stop
11h 15m
JNB - LOS
Kenya Airways
R4 092
mytrip.com
17:45 - 9:15
Egypt Air
1 stop
16h 30m
JNB - LOS
Egypt Air
R4 382
Travel2Be
18:00 - 7:25
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
14h 25m
JNB - LOS
Ethiopian Air
R4 786
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> to <span class="emphasized">Lagos</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Lagos

What airport do you fly into for flights to Lagos from Johannesburg?

Located just 8,0 km from the city centre, Lagos Murtala Muhammed is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Lagos from Johannesburg. Booking flights from Johannesburg to Murtala Muhammed (LOS) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Johannesburg from 13 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Lagos Murtala Muhammed have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Johannesburg to Lagos Murtala Muhammed have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. South African, Kenya Airways, and RwandAir are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like South African with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg to Lagos Murtala Muhammed to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Johannesburg to Lagos Murtala Muhammed include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos for under R5 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos for under R5 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAAG for just R5 365, but on average you can expect to pay R5 885.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos for under R6 800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos under R6 800. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos is less than R7 953.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos for under R5 600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos within the next 7 days for less than R5 600.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg to Lagos Murtala Muhammed was viewed by 17 463 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos return?

Flying on TAAG is currently your cheapest option to Lagos, Lagos, with prices starting at R5 365. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Ethiopian Air and RwandAir, with the lowest prices starting at R5 582 and R5 726, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R3 254 on Kenya Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include RwandAir from R3 369 and Egypt Air from R4 237 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos?

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos are British Airways, TAAG and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R3 395. While the most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Lagos Murtala Muhammed) can be booked for R5 611 on average our data indicates R7 866 when flying from Johannesburg to Lagos, Lagos

What airports serve Johannesburg to Lagos flights?

Passengers who are travelling to Lagos from Johannesburg will start the trip at O.R. Tambo International Airport or Lanseria International Airport. Travellers who are interested in a smaller, quieter airport may want to choose Lanseria Airport. However, those who want a larger and more well-equipped airport may want to start the journey at O.R. Tambo. After reaching Lagos, travellers will disembark at Murtala Muhammed International Airport. This airport had around 6.3 million passengers in 2017 and serves the entirety of Nigeria. It is a hub for many airlines including Air Peace, Aero Contractors, and Dana Air.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Lagos?

There aren’t many flights that go direct to Lagos from Johannesburg, but some do exist. These flights are provided by South African Airways and will quickly take passengers to Lagos in about 6h 10m. Other than the limited direct flights, several others make a stop somewhere along the trip. These flights are provided by many other airlines including ASKY Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, and Kenya Airlines. These flights are often going to be longer than a direct flight, but they are also less expensive. Travellers should expect these flights to take around 7h 40m.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg to Lagos?

Even when taking an indirect, stopover flight that goes down once before reaching Lagos, there are several places the stop may be made. Some of these include Kigali Airport, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Airport, or Dubai Airport. Some of the flights are also going to touch down an additional one to two times. An example would be a flight stopping in Lusaka Airport, Harare Airport, and Kigali Airport. Flights with two or three stops tend to take longer to reach Lagos and may be more expensive than flights with a single stop.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Johannesburg to Lagos?

Travelling from Johannesburg to Lagos requires a visa as well as a valid passport that is valid at least 30 days after the end of the trip.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Lagos, Nigeria

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Lagos from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Lagos Murtala Muhammed

Most visitors from Johannesburg will not be allowed to enter Lagos Murtala Muhammed.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Lagos Murtala Muhammed.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Lagos Murtala Muhammed.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to register on the travel portal and fill in the online Health Declaration form.Travelers are required to upload their negative COVID-19 PCR test to the national payment portal and bring along an electronic or hard copy of the result. An Access Report containing a QR Code will be sent to the email address provided by the Passenger. Print out or download an electronic copy of this Access Report for presentation before boarding.


Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Lagos?

Returning to Johannesburg from Lagos Murtala Muhammed

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Lagos Murtala Muhammed must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Lagos Murtala Muhammed are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Lagos

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Destination information for Lagos

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Lagos.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₦28,41
Average temperature for October in Lagos
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Lagos
12.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Lagos

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Lagos Murtala Muhammed

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Lagos choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
R3 527 R5 238 No cancel fee 72%
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ASKY
R4 023 R6 312 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by ASKY. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Kenya Airways
R4 186 R5 208 No cancel fee 82%
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RwandAir
R4 424 R5 603 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air Namibia
R4 528 R5 739 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Namibia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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TAAG
R4 604 R6 293 No cancel fee 58%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by TAAG. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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South African
R4 959 R7 880 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
R4 991 R10 587 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R12 835 R52 268 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R17 142 R26 357 No cancel fee 77%
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