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Flights to Lagos

Discover Virgin Atlantic flights to Lagos (LOS) in Nigeria and experience a city of beats, beaches and natural beauty in this bustling African capital. Book your ticket from the USA and enjoy West Africa’s economic and cultural hub.

  • We fly direct to Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) from London Heathrow (LHR)
  • Our flights to Lagos run daily throughout the year
  • The flight time from London is approximately 7 hours

Discover Lagos

Famous for its rich culture and music scene, Lagos is Africa's fastest growing city and major cultural hub. Book a flight with Virgin Atlantic to Lagos in Nigeria and enjoy authentic dining, bustling market streets and beautiful beaches. Virgin Atlantic operates flights from many US destinations to Lagos via London Heathrow (LHR). Buy your ticket today and prepare to explore.

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Discover Lagos

Don't stop the beat

From Fuji to Afrobeat, Lagos is at the heart of the Nigerian music scene. It's changing all the time so ask a local for tips on where to find the hottest gigs. Check our blog for more Lagos must-sees.

Hit the beach

Lagos has more than a dozen gorgeous beaches, from the lively Bar Beach on Victoria Island, to the more peaceful Lighthouse Beach, which you might just have to yourself. Our blog has tips on where to stay for your Lagos beach break.

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Check out the view

You'll find the sacred Olumo Rock about an hour away from Lagos, in the town of Abeokuta. Hire a guide to explain its fascinating history on the walk to the top. 

Get ready to haggle

Sharpen up your bargaining skills and head to Jankara Market, which sells everything from fabric and jewellery to traditional medicine. Haggling isn’t just permitted – it's expected. 

Escape to the country

For a complete change of pace, head to the Lekki Conservation Centre. Take the 2km boardwalk trail, keeping your eyes open for monkeys, birds and even crocodiles. 

Weather and local info

What is Lagos weather like?

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Lagos travel information

Airport guide

Before you set off, take a look at our Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport guide

Lagos airport guide

Visa information

Visit our Nigeria visa page, where you'll find useful information on the travel documents you'll need.

Nigeria visas

Local currency

The currency in Lagos is the Nigerian Naira (NGN).

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Local transport

Pre-booked taxis are the easiest and safest way to travel from the airport and around Lagos. 


In Lagos, the British 3 pin plug is used, as is the Indian 3 pin plug. The power supply is usually between 220 and 240 volts.

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