Book Cheap Flights from Lagos to South Africa

Cheapest flights from Lagos to South Africa

Cheapest flights to South Africa in the next 3 months

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Flights from Lagos to South Africa

Flights from Lagos to South Africa will land you in this beautiful, historical country within approximately 5 hours and 40 minutes. Flights depart from Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) and land at South Africa’s hub airport, O.R. Tambo International (JNB). The main airlines flying from Lagos to South Africa are South African Airways, RwandAir, Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines. Direct flights from Lagos to South Africa are available.

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Things to know before you travel to South Africa

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Country South Africa
Currency South African Rand
Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 12.76 NGN
Language isiZulu / English
Hub airport O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
Time difference Johannesburg is 1 hour ahead of Lagos.
Travel adaptor Type D / M / N

Travel documents

Nigerian citizens travelling from Lagos to South Africa need a valid passport and tourist visa, valid for a stay of up to 90 days.

Airport information

From O.R. Tambo International Airport, it takes a 25-minute drive to get to the heart of Johannesburg.

Main attractions

Some of South Africa’s national treasures include Robben Island in Cape Town, the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg and the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga.

Cost of living in South Africa

Compare the costs of everyday items in Lagos and South Africa

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Lagos ₦ 500
Johannesburg ₦ 2,870

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Lagos ₦ 300
Johannesburg ₦ 683

Pack of cigarettes


Lagos ₦ 250
Johannesburg ₦ 1,094

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Lagos ₦ 700
Johannesburg ₦ 273



Lagos ₦ 867
Johannesburg ₦ 636
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