The average price of a 7-day trip to Lagos is $2,028 for a solo traveler, $3,642 for a couple, and $6,828 for a family of 4. Lagos hotels range from $31 to $157 per night with an average of $50, while most vacation rentals will cost $150 to $510 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Murtala Muhammed Airport (LOS) are between $1,111 and $2,120 per person for economy flights and $3,486 to $6,653 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $23 to $63 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Lagos, NG

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to LOS and stay in a Lagos hotel:

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 27th to December 2nd

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Lagos is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Lagos Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Lagos for a week is $1,085-$3,125($155-$446 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $63 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $714 to $1,802 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $48 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $120 to $147 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Lagos for a week is $2,754-$6,004($393-$858 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $126 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,428 to $3,604 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $48 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $120 to $147 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Lagos for a week is $3,920-$10,208($560-$1,458 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $252 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,856 to $7,208 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $96 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $192 to $206 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Lagos

How cheap can you make a vacation to Lagos? The cheapest trip to Lagos is about $133 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $25.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Lagos for a week is $931-$2,350($133-$336 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $13 to $26 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $714 to $1,802 for economy

Lodging: $25 to $31 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Lagos for a week is $1,736-$4,334($248-$619 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $52 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,428 to $3,604 for economy

Lodging: $25 to $31 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Lagos for a week is $3,394-$8,524($485-$1,218 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $104 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,856 to $7,208 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $62 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $29 to $98 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Lagos cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Lagos Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Lagos.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Lagos for a week is $3,109-$12,154($444-$1,736 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $113 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,135 to $4,631 for first class

Lodging: $111 to $157 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $510 to $1,122 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Lagos for a week is $5,552-$17,576($793-$2,511 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $226 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,270 to $9,262 for first class

Lodging: $111 to $157 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $510 to $1,122 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Lagos for a week is $11,104-$31,114($1,586-$4,445 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $176 to $452 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $8,540 to $18,524 for first class

Lodging: $222 to $314 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $765 to $1,571 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Lagos Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Lagos is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Lagos due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Lagos Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Lagos hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Lagos.

 

Flight Costs to Lagos

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,120 average in mid December to a low of $1,111 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $1,343. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Lagos our data includes 186 originating airports, and 96 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Lagos from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $8,618 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Oliver Reginald Tambo International (JNB) in Johannesburg (South Africa) at an average of just $317.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Lagos, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,009, so you can easily save about 91% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Lagos can easily cost $200 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $13 per person. Private tours can cost $390 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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