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South Africa to Nigeria

All the information you need to plan the best null to LOS flight in 2021: compare South Africa to Nigeria flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nigeria.
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 R5 870 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R6 136 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 216. You can even find prices in April for less than R5 216, as users have found deals to Nigeria from as low as R3 390. 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 May, June 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to Nigeria flights in May, June
9 Jun - 16 Jun
R5 310pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Jun - 14 Jun
R5 380pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Jun - 16 Jun
R5 450pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Nigeria 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nigeria from South Africa found for this year
9 Jun - 16 Jun
R5 310pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Jun - 14 Jun
R5 380pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Jun - 16 Jun
R5 450pp
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

Save time with South Africa to Nigeria direct flight deals
6 Jun - 12 Jun
R7 888pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air Peace
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air Peace
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
6 Jun - 12 Jun
R7 902pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air Peace
Direct
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Air Peace
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 May - 5 Jun
R7 944pp
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

Late deals on return flights to Nigeria from South Africa, departing today and this week
20 May - 31 May
R5 506pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 May - 6 Jun
R5 562pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
RwandAir
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
RwandAir
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 May - 30 May
R5 660pp
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 South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Nigeria
8:10 - 17:30
Kenya Airways
1 stop
10h 20m
JNB - LOS
Kenya Airways
R3 699
lastminute.com
21:00 - 8:40
RwandAir
1 stop
12h 40m
JNB - LOS
RwandAir
R3 825
17:45 - 10:00
Egypt Air
1 stop
17h 15m
JNB - ABV
Egypt Air
R4 288
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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Nigeria

Can I find flights from South Africa to Nigeria for under R5 604 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Nigeria for under R5 604. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R5 310, but on average you can expect to pay R5 674.

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 R8 406 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 9 direct flights from South Africa to Nigeria under R8 406. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Nigeria is less than R13 407.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Nigeria for under R5 604?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Nigeria within the next 7 days for less than R5 604.

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 Durban King Shaka Intl - Lagos Murtala Muhammed or Johannesburg OR Tambo - Abuja, 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 621, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R3 290. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Lagos Murtala Muhammed), is priced around R5 408.

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

Airlines like RwandAir, Kenya Airways, and Ethiopian Air fly from South Africa to Nigeria in about 10h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 10m. 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 Ethiopian Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R5 310 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Kenya Airways and RwandAir, starting at R5 380 and R5 450 round-trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for RwandAir. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R2 873. Users have also found prices from R2 901 and R3 951 on RwandAir and Kenya Airways, respectively.

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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to Nigeria

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa 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
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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