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There are 3 ways to get from Lagos to Assab by plane or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Djibouti, drive

  1. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Djibouti (JIB)
  2. Drive from Djibouti to Assab

Cheapest option

Fly to Mekele, drive

  1. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Mekele (MQX)
  2. Drive from Mekele to Assab

1 alternative option

Drive

  1. Drive from Lagos to Assab

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Domestic travel is restricted within Eritrea due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

International flights leaving Nigeria are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

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Last updated: August 9 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lagos to Assab is to drive which costs $220 - $320 and takes 3 days 23h.

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The quickest way to get from Lagos to Assab is to fly and drive which costs $460 - $1,400 and takes 24h 46m.

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It is 4368 km from Lagos to Assab. It is approximately 5863.4 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 20h 3m to get from Lagos to Assab, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lagos Airport to Djibouti Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 25m and has one stopover.

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Assab is 2h ahead of Lagos. It is currently 10:57 PM in Lagos and 12:57 AM in Assab.

Yes, the driving distance between Lagos to Assab is 5863 km. It takes approximately 3 days 23h to drive from Lagos to Assab.

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Emirates, Flydubai, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Lagos Airport to Djibouti Airport.

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The best way to get from Lagos to Lagos Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs $6 - $8.

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Map of how to get from Lagos to Assab.
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  • Distance: 4368.1 km
  • Duration: 20h 3m

What companies run services between Lagos, Nigeria and Assab, Eritrea?

There is no direct connection from Lagos to Assab. However, you can take the taxi to Lagos airport, fly to Djibouti, then take the drive to Assab. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Lagos airport, fly to Mekele, then take the drive to Assab.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Lagos to Djibouti via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Lagos to Mekele via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Lagos to Mekele via Lome, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Lagos to Mekele via Kigali, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Lagos to Mekele via Addis Ababa, Indaselassie
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Lagos to Mekele via Cairo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Lagos to Djibouti via Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Lagos to Djibouti via Cairo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Lagos to Djibouti via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lagos to Djibouti via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800

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