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Lagos Travel Guide

Lagos Airports

Lagos Airport (LOS)


The airport is located 13 miles (22km) northwest of Lagos.


Local time is GMT +1


Transfer Terminals: 

The terminals are within easy walking distance of each other.

Transfer City: 

Larger hotels have a shuttle bus meeting all international flights. Otherwise, taxis are the safest and most efficient way to travel to and from the airport. Aim to negotiate a price of around NGN 5000 for a trip into town.

Car Rental: 

Car rental companies at Murtala Muhammed International Airport include Avis, Europcar and Sixt. Note that driving is yourself around Nigeria is a strongly unrecommended activity, as the roads are confusing and chaotic, and there is a risk of car-jacking.

Airport Taxis: 

Yellow taxis are available outside the terminal. It is wise to negotiate a fee before departure. Aim to get into Lagos for around NGN 5000.

Airport Facilities: 

Money and communications: ATMs and currency exchange.

Luggage: There are no left luggage services. All queries regarding lost baggage should be directed to your airline.

Conference and business: The airport features Executive and VIP lounges equipped with complimentary Internet.

Other facilities: Facilities include a meet and greet lounge, prayer rooms and disabled facilities.

Wi-fi: Free Internet is available at the airport's Executive and VIP lounges.


Car Parking: 

Parking at Murtala Muhammed International Airport is charged at NGN 100 per hour and NGN 1,500 per day. 750 short-term parking spaces are available in the multi-storey car park.

Departure Tax: 

The airport levies a Regional Passenger Charge of NGN 5
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