Abuja to Lagos by Flight
Traveling by air is by far the quickest way of reaching your destination, especially when making a long-distance journey.
Do you wish to travel down to Lagos from Abuja by flight, but lack information about the Journey? This article will furnish you with what it takes to travel from Abuja to Lagos within a couple of hours.
Facts about Ikeja (Lagos State)
Ikeja is the Capital City of Lagos state. It lies 10.5 miles (17 km) northwest of Lagos city. It is the home to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport.
The city is also home to Femi Kuti’s Africa Shrine and Lagbaja’s Motherland, both venues for live music. Ikeja City has the largest malls on the Lagos State mainland.
Ikeja is 17 km North-West of Lagos State and has districts such as Anifowose, Ogba, Onigbongbo, Oregun, Ojodu, Opebi, Alausa, etc.
The city was formerly known as ‘Akeja,’.It was named after the deity that the Awori people believed in and worshipped. But the name was later changed to Ikeja.
The city industrial estate is made up of cotton textile plants and wool textile plants that are among the largest in Nigeria.
Interestingly, Ikeja is home to some of Nigeria’s most luxurious hotels and lounges. Some notable ones are The Sheraton Hotel, Radisson Blu, Marriott Hotel, Providence Hotel, etc.
Summary of Flight from Abuja to Ikeja
- Time of Flight: 1 hour 15 min
- Flying Distance: 536 km
- Average Flight Price: $60 – $87 (NGN 45,000 – NGN 65,000).
- Boarding Time: 6 am
- Flight Time: 1hr 6 Min
Distance from Abuja to Lagos by Flight
On average, a flight from Abuja to Murtala Muhammed International Airport Ikeja is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. The flying distance between the two cities is 318 miles (536 km).
Time may vary from Airline to Airline due to delayed takeoff, weather conditions, payload, speed, fuel economy, etc.
Flight Ticket from Abuja to Ikeja
Transportation flight tickets from Abuja to Lagos can be expensive and varying. Reasons for price variation could be due to special offers, delicacies, late or bookings.
Be it an Economy, Business, or First class flight, the average price for one-way flights from Abuja to Lagos is between $60 and $87 (NGN 45,000 – NGN 65,000).
The average price for round trip flights from Abuja to Lagos is NGN126,000 depending on booking time and Airliner.
Airlines that Fly from Abuja to Lagos
Handful Airlines fly from Abuja to Lagos daily. Below is a list of Government approved Airlines that convey passengers from ABV to Lagos.
For those going from Abuja to Lagos by air, here are a few airlines to patronize:
- Air peace
- Wataniya Airways
- Arik Air
- Aero Nigeria
- Med-View Airlines
- Dana Airways
- Ibom Air
On arrival at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, there are Cabs, Uber drivers, or Bolt waiting to convey you to your final destination.
Lagos state has lots of amazing places one can relax, lodge, or have fun. Such nice places to visit are Freedom Park and luxurious Hotels.
Welcome to the City of Ikeja.