Flights from Lagos to Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Regular visitors to Dubai will have seen the amazing changes that have taken place across the city over the last decade. As well as being one of the fastest growing commercial markets, Dubai is also gaining popularity in the tourist industry. Vacationers are drawn to the warm weather and fantastic beaches, and one of the world’s most recognized, and constantly changing skylines. Dubai is one of the most popular cities in the UAE due to its relaxed atmosphere and the way it manages to mix modern with traditional. You can visit luxurious shopping malls and stay in world class hotels while shopping for bargains in the various souks.

Flying to Dubai

1. Which airports serve Lagos to Dubai?

The main airport in Lagos, Nigeria is the Murtala Muhammed Airport, which deals with both international and domestic flights. This is the only airport serving the city of Lagos. Flights from here to Dubai will arrive at Dubai International Airport.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Lagos to Dubai?

A direct flight between Lagos and Dubai is operated by Emirates Airlines. Qatar Airlines operates a route with a stopover in Doha. There are regular flights between the two countries although these may not be daily.

3. How long is the flight?

The direct flight from Lagos in Nigeria to Dubai in UAE takes around 7 hours and 10 minutes. The fastest time for a flight with one connection takes around 9 hours, but this time can be extended by up to 26 hours depending upon the route. The city of Dubai is 3 hours ahead of Lagos.

4. Climate changes between Lagos and Dubai

The climate in both Lagos and Dubai are very similar, with temperatures ranging between 29°C and 34°C. However, in Lagos the summers see heavy rainfall on occasion. Dubai has a much dryer climate.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

A visitor visa is required to enter the UAE if you are visiting as a tourist for 30 days or less. It can be obtained upon arrival in Dubai. A number of different African languages are spoken in Lagos including Kanuri and Hausa. In Dubai the main language is Arabic.

The currency in Nigeria is the Naira and in Dubai it is the Dirham. Local currency can be obtained at most banks, airports, hotels and money exchangers.

Dubai Information

Fans of water-based activities will love Dubai, the beaches are stunning, especially Kite Beach where there are a range of water sports available. You can take a river cruise or even go to the local water park which is fun for the whole family. It is possible to take a camel ride out into the desert or go skiing on real snow.

The Dubai Fountain is a must-see attraction and the aquarium and underwater zoo should not be missed. One popular tourist attraction that cannot be missed from anywhere in the city is the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, which has two observation decks. If you have a head for heights, then make the most of the amazing panoramic views from the top. The restaurants in Dubai are world-class and the choice of cuisines available is extensive. For fine dining try the Ahlan First Class Lounge, for less expensive fare head for the Fish Hut Seafood Restaurant.

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How Much is a Flight from Lagos to Dubai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Lagos to Dubai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be NGN337,105.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Lagos to Dubai?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Lagos to Dubai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Lagos to Dubai?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Lagos to Dubai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days NGN555,258 NGN355,016
7-14 days NGN485,908 NGN349,505
14-21 days NGN552,043 NGN336,186
21-30 days NGN552,043 NGN336,186
30-60 days NGN411,506 NGN396,351
60-90 days NGN405,995 NGN197,946
90+ days NGN749,988 NGN124,003

Cheapest Day To Fly from Lagos to Dubai

We've examined 2,534 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Lagos to Dubai is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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NGN424,366NGN336,186NGN197,946NGN343,075NGN324,245NGN346,749NGN386,706

Compare Flight Prices from Lagos to Dubai by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Lagos to Dubai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Lagos Dubai Ethiopian 8/23/22 8/30/22 2 NGN336,186
August Lagos Dubai Kenya 8/16/22 8/23/22 2 NGN330,675
September Lagos Dubai Ethiopian 9/6/22 9/9/22 2 NGN396,351
December Lagos Dubai Egyptair 12/21/22 1/3/23 2 NGN197,946
December Lagos Dubai Egyptair 12/2/22 12/8/22 2 NGN124,003
December Lagos Dubai Egyptair 12/27/22 1/6/23 2 NGN62,002
December Lagos Dubai SOSA 12/4/22 12/10/22 0 NGN356,394
January Lagos Dubai Egyptair 1/9/23 1/16/23 2 NGN329,756

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Lagos to Dubai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Lagos to Dubai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Lagos to Dubai

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Lagos to Dubai is NGN197,946.

The average price for direct flights from Lagos to Dubai is NGN650,786.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Lagos to Dubai

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Lagos to Dubai. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Lagos to Dubai is NGN328,379.

The average price for round trip flights from Lagos to Dubai is NGN197,946.

Lagos to Dubai Flight Questions

Lagos to Dubai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Lagos and Dubai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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