The cheapest times to fly from LOS to PNS are

  • January 15th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 8th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LOS to PNS is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $2999 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $985 for Monday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Pensacola

Flying from Lagos (LOS) to Pensacola, FL (PNS) will usually cost between $1148 to $2225 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1138. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2363. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1225 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1886 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LOS to PNS flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LOS to PNS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LOS to PNS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LOS to PNS flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Lagos. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PNS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LOS. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $153 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1691. Return trip prices are from the PNS to LOS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LOS to PNS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LOS to PNS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 1.91% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LOS to GPT flights


Flight Hacking LOS to PNS

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LOS to PNS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (LOS > JFK > PNS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1274
  • Average savings: $612 (32.45%)

See LOS to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (LOS > BOS > PNS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1304
  • Average savings: $582 (30.86%)

See LOS to JFK flights

Hack #3: London (LOS > LHR > PNS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1306
  • Average savings: $580 (30.75%)

See LOS to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LOS to PNS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pensacola International Airport to Murtala Muhammed Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6017 miles or 9683 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LOS to PNS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LOS to PNS flight is about 11 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Lagos and Pensacola, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 32 available flights from LOS to PNS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LOS
Origination airport name Murtala Muhammed Airport
City Lagos
Country Nigeria
Latitude 6.6
Longitude 3.3

Return Airport

Destination code PNS
Destination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2


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