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How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Nigeria?

To save up to 12% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 30 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from South Africa to Nigeria from R6 127 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R6 405 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Nigeria?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Nigeria from South Africa average R5 445. You can even find prices in April for less than R5 445, as users have found deals to Nigeria from as low as R3 539. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Nigeria from South Africa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 27%.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Nigeria in February, March 2021

21 Mar - 29 Mar
R5 586pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Mar - 31 Mar
R5 601pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Mar - 14 Apr
R5 630pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Nigeria 2021 flight deals

2 Apr - 16 Apr
R5 542pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Apr - 12 Apr
R5 586pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Mar - 31 Mar
R5 601pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Nigeria from South Africa

18 Mar - 28 Apr
R6 390pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air Peace
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air Peace
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Mar - 29 May
R6 507pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air Peace
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air Peace
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Mar - 3 Apr
R6 756pp
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 South Africa to Nigeria

3 Mar - 30 May
R6 244pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Mar - 1 May
R6 273pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Mar - 31 Mar
R6 361pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Nigeria from South Africa

21:00 - 9:00
RwandAir
1 stop
13h 00m
JNB - LOS
RwandAir
R3 145
Gotogate
7:55 - 11:00
Emirates
2 stops
28h 05m
JNB - LOS
Emirates
R5 631
13:40 - 5:10
Qatar Airways
2 stops
40h 30m
JNB - ABV
Qatar Airways
R5 938
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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Nigeria

Can I find flights from South Africa to Nigeria for under R5 849 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Nigeria for under R5 849. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just R5 542, but on average you can expect to pay R5 835.

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from South Africa 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.

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

South African, Ethiopian Air, and Kenya Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Nigeria for under R7 312 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from South Africa to Nigeria under R7 312. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Nigeria is less than R17 548.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Nigeria for under R7 312?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Nigeria within the next 7 days for less than R7 312.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from South Africa to Nigeria was viewed by 489 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Consider British Airways, TAAG or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from South Africa to Nigeria.

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to Nigeria?

While some choose either Johannesburg OR Tambo - Abuja or Durban King Shaka Intl - Lagos Murtala Muhammed, Johannesburg OR Tambo - Lagos Murtala Muhammed is the most popular route from South Africa to Nigeria.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Nigeria?

Looking for the cheapest flight from South Africa to Nigeria? While on average our users pay R7 711, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R3 434. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Lagos Murtala Muhammed), is priced around R6 435.

How long does is the flight from South Africa to Nigeria?

Airlines like Air Peace, Kenya Airways, and RwandAir fly from South Africa to Nigeria in about 6h. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 7h. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Africa to Nigeria return?

Our cheapest airline available from South Africa to Nigeria is Kenya Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R5 543 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are RwandAir and Air Peace, starting at R5 587 and R6 391 round-trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Kenya Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R2 925. Users have also found prices from R3 145 and R4 782 on Kenya Airways and RwandAir, respectively.

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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to Nigeria

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
R289 R410 No cancel fee 82%
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TAAG
R318 R435 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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ASKY
R278 R437 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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Air Namibia
R313 R449 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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RwandAir
R306 R501 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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Ethiopian Air
R244 R596 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
R343 R600 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
R345 R710 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R1 185 R1 823 No cancel fee 77%
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Etihad Airways
R888 R3 615 No cancel fee 75%
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