Lagos to Benin City Flight Information
Lagos (LOS) ➡ Benin City (BNI)
Benin City (or just Benin) is the capital and largest city of Edo State, in southern Nigeria. Flights from Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria, to Benin City is one of the most busiest flight routes in Nigeria, for business travellers, families heading home and tourists alike.
Top Tip: If you plan on flying internally within Nigeria, our guide to domestic flights within Nigeria might help.
Which airlines fly between Lagos and Benin?
There are two main commercial airlines that operate the route: Air Peace is one of the most popular airlines, along with Arik Air.
Route frequency: On average, there are 6+ daily flights from Lagos to Benin
Ticket price: $50-100 single, $100-200 return
Flight time: 50 minutes (direct)
Departure Airport: Fly from Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS), the international airport serving the city of Lagos, which is located about 7 miles/12 km northwest of downtown Lagos. To drive from from LOS airport to the centre of the city, the journey will take 20-30 minutes.
Arrival Airport: Fly to Benin Airport (BNI), a domestic airport within Benin City. The runway is in the middle of the city, and it takes just 10 minutes to drive the short 6 miles/7 km into the centre of Benin.
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