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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.

Lagos to Dubai Last modified: Sep 25, 2018 1:54 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Dubai. Kenya & Egyptair frequently offer the best deals to Dubai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from Lagos to Dubai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 NGN166,759.

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? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 NGN377,744 NGN174,009
7-14 days NGN340,405 NGN167,121
14-21 days NGN338,955 NGN164,584
21-30 days NGN335,330 NGN164,584
30-60 days NGN341,855 NGN163,859
60-90 days NGN357,081 NGN176,547
90+ days NGN378,107 NGN171,472

Cheapest Day To Fly from Lagos to Dubai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 57,595,778,181 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 Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Lagos to Dubai by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
September Lagos Dubai Kenya 9/25/18 10/5/18 2 NGN174,009
October Lagos Dubai Kenya 10/15/18 10/22/18 1 NGN164,584
November Lagos Dubai Kenya 11/18/18 11/24/18 1 NGN163,859
December Lagos Dubai Egyptair 12/4/18 12/10/18 1 NGN183,072
January Lagos Dubai Kenya 1/20/19 1/27/19 1 NGN174,009
February Lagos Dubai Kenya 2/12/19 2/28/19 1 NGN171,472
March Lagos Dubai Kenya 3/1/19 3/7/19 1 NGN174,009
April Lagos Dubai RwandAir 4/12/19 4/16/19 2 NGN202,648

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Lagos to Dubai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 NGN197,935.

The average price for direct flights from Lagos to Dubai is NGN404,208.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Lagos to Dubai.

Weekly Direct Flights from Lagos to Dubai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Emirates 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 12:05 18:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Lagos to Dubai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 NGN171,472.

The average price for round trip flights from Lagos to Dubai is NGN183,435.

Lagos to Dubai Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Lagos to Dubai?
Answer: The average Lagos to Dubai flight time is 7 hours and 50 minutes.
Question: How far is Dubai from Lagos?
Answer: The distance from Lagos to Dubai is 5,891 kilometers (3,661 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Lagos to Dubai?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from Lagos to Dubai.
Question: What are the most popular Lagos airlines for direct flights from Lagos to Dubai?
Answer: Emirates provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Lagos and Dubai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Lagos to Dubai?
Answer: Cairo, EG

Airlines in Lagos flying to Dubai Last modified: Sep 25, 2018 1:54 -04:00Number of routes searched: 17Number of itineraries searched: 116,166

Wondering which airlines fly out of Lagos to Dubai? We've gathered the average price of Lagos airlines with flights to Dubai. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Lagos to Dubai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Emirates -
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Ethiopian ADD
Kenya NBO
Lufthansa FRA
Egyptair CAI
South African JNB
Turkish IST
Virgin Atlantic LHR
RwandAir KGL

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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