Cheap flights to Nigeria
The Nike Art Gallery, New Afrika Shrine, Osun Sacred Forest and lapping waves of Eleko Beach will all be yours for the taking on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the West African country of Nigeria. Often referred to as a 'Giant' of Africa, Nigeria offers up plenty of places for you to hustle and bustle your way through the Naira you’ve traded for your trip to the 36-state country. At Universal Traveller, we can hook you up with some of the cheapest flights to Nigeria on the market, with a number of international airlines. And if you’re a teacher, student or under 26, the savings just get better with our unbeatable Student Flights airfares.
Flights from Australia to Nigeria will usually touch down at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) not far from the lively Nigerian city of Lagos –the seventh fastest-growing city in the world. You might also touch down in Abuja at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV). Abuja itself has a population of almost 800,000 and is renowned for its friendly faces and breathtaking vistas. Transfers from both airports into the nearest city centre include infamous Resorthoppa service, which are 50-seat coaches that link up to your accommodation provider, but you will also find private transfers and some cheap train and bus fares.
Flights from Australia to Nigeria depart from Perth or Melbourne, with a flight time of around 23 hours. This long-haul journey affords one stopover in Johannesburg or Doha, both great options for value-adding to your trip if you wish to make your pause in these cities more permanent for a few days. Services from Brisbane, Sydney and other capital cities may require two changes but can provide excellent opportunities for a short stopover in Singapore or Doha. Airlines will provide food, drink and entertainment onboard. For more information and services, check out our airline guide.
Airlines that fly to Nigera
Major airlines that fly from Australia to Nigeria:
Nigeria Holiday Packages
Nigerian holiday packages are a bit of a choose-your-own-adventure type deal, with most popular options including a fairly decent stay in Lagos to visit the renowned Camilo Beach, Lagos Lagoon, Victoria Island and rub shoulders with the 17.5 million other people who live here. Our team of savvy Universal Traveller travel consultants can run you through the best package options with changes to snag-free hotel nights, complimentary brekkies and cheap tickets to tours and festivals, depending on the time of year you’re travelling.
Nigeria is a country steeped in a rich cultural heritage, but that doesn’t stop the nightlife of its largest cities and municipals from beckoning you to shake your booty into the break of day at famous nightspots like New Afrika Shrine, Piccolo Mondo Nightclub or Bogorbiri House in Lagos. Check out the country’s colonial past at the Black Heritage Museum in Lagos or the natural wonders of the Gurara Water Falls in Gurara and Zuma Rock in Mandalla. The landscapes of Port Harcourt and Lekki will make you glad you brought along an extra memory stick for your camera, and Ibadan and Obudu offer some quaint places to stay if you really want to immerse yourself in typical Nigerian life.
Let us help to guide you in your travels to Nigeria – our dedicated staff know all of the best nooks and crannies to explore. Call our Universal Traveller travel consultants or pop in-store for the latest on flights, accommodation and tours.