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Johannesburg (JNB) to Nigeria

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to LOS flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Nigeria flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nigeria.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Nigeria?

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Nigeria, 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 268 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R6 553.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Nigeria?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Nigeria from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R5 570 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R3 620. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Nigeria (ZA1 - NG0)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JNB to Nigeria flights in September, October
4 Oct - 29 Oct
R5 715pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Oct - 5 Nov
R5 760pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 18 Nov
R5 775pp
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 Nigeria 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nigeria from Johannesburg found for this year
4 Oct - 29 Oct
R5 715pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Oct - 5 Nov
R5 760pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 18 Nov
R5 775pp
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 Nigeria from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Nigeria direct flight deals
31 Oct - 17 Nov
R6 657pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air Peace
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air Peace
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Nov - 29 Jan
R6 807pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air Peace
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air Peace
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Oct - 3 Nov
R6 986pp
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 Nigeria

Late deals on return flights to Nigeria from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
4 Oct - 29 Oct
R5 715pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Oct - 5 Nov
R5 760pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Oct - 29 Oct
R5 894pp
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 Nigeria from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria
11:50 - 7:40
RwandAir
2 stops
20h 50m
JNB - LOS
RwandAir
R4 698
FlightNetwork
17:45 - 10:00
Egypt Air
1 stop
17h 15m
JNB - ABV
Egypt Air
R4 742
mytrip.com
23:20 - 3:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
29h 20m
JNB - ABV
Multiple Airlines
R4 877
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Nigeria

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Nigeria have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are South African, Ethiopian Air, and Kenya Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Johannesburg to Nigeria are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria for under R5 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria for under R5 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R5 760, but on average you can expect to pay R6 044.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria for under R6 700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria under R6 700. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Nigeria is less than R7 540.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Nigeria for under R5 800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria within the next 7 days for less than R5 800.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Nigeria flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria have been viewed 17 463 times in the past calendar month.

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

For one-way options, check prices for RwandAir. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R3 216. Users have also found prices from R3 351 and R4 428 on Kenya Airways and Egypt Air, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from Johannesburg to Nigeria, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, TAAG or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Nigeria?

On average you can expect to pay R8 138 for a flight from Johannesburg to Nigeria. The cheapest flight overall is R3 513 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Lagos Murtala Muhammed) is currently priced at R5 700.

What airports serve Johannesburg to Nigeria flights?

Travellers who are going to Nigeria from Johannesburg will start the process at Lanseria International Airport or O.R. Tambo International Airport. Lanseria is located northwest of Johannesburg and is a smaller and quieter space than O.R. Tambo. On the other hand, O.R. Tambo is a busy airport that offers more flights each day. After getting to Nigeria, visitors may end the flight in several cities. Travellers stopping in Lagos will end up at Murtala Muhammed International Airport. This airport offers flights to many places including Paris, Milan, Kaduna, and several more. It has two runways and had over six million passengers in 2017.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Nigeria?

There are some direct flights available from Johannesburg into Nigeria. Those going to Lagos will find small numbers of nonstop flights from South African Airways. These flights are not available in large amounts and this is the only city that has direct flights in Nigeria. However, there are also many stopover flights into Abuja, Kano, and Port Harcourt. The stopover flights into Port Harcourt are provided by Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Air Peace, and other airlines. Some flights will have a single stop while others may stop twice or more. In many cases, the flights with several stops are the least expensive.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg to Nigeria?

Travellers who are going into Port Harcourt will have several options for stopover flights. The one-stop flights typically touch down in Lagos Airport before reaching the final airport. Two stop flights between the same locations may stop in Addis Ababa Airport and Abuja Airport, Kigali Airport and Lagos Airport, or Blantyre Airport, Lilongwe Airport, and Addis Ababa Airport. Some of these flights require passengers to self-transfer at one of these airports. For this particular route, the two or more stop flights are much less expensive than a single stop flight.

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

Passengers going to Nigeria from Johannesburg will require a visa to enter the country. It is also required to have a passport.

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Nigeria

Most visitors from Johannesburg will not be allowed to enter Nigeria.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Nigeria.

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 Nigeria?

Returning to Johannesburg from Nigeria

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Nigeria are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Nigeria.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₦27,49
Flight duration from Johannesburg to Nigeria
5h 30m

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing

Benin City (BNI)
Calabar (CBQ)
Enugu (ENU)
Lawanti Gombe (GMO)
Ibadan (IBA)
Ilorin (ILR)

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Nigeria

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Nigeria 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 649 R9 124 No cancel fee 72%
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ASKY
R4 162 R6 530 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 330 R5 388 No cancel fee 82%
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RwandAir
R4 577 R7 493 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 685 R5 938 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 763 R6 510 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
R5 130 R8 152 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
R5 164 R10 255 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R13 279 R54 075 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R17 734 R27 268 No cancel fee 77%
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