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There are 10 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Abuja Airport (ABV) by plane, bus, train, taxi, shuttle, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Abuja

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Abuja (ABV)

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Fly London Heathrow to Enugu, shuttle

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Enugu (ENU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Enugu to FCT Abuja

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Fly London City to Abuja

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Abuja (ABV)

Bus to London Gatwick, fly to Abuja

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Abuja (ABV)

Train to Manchester, fly to Abuja

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Wilmslow
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Abuja (ABV)

Fly London Heathrow to Jos, taxi

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Jos (JOS)
  2. Take a taxi from Jos to Abuja Airport (ABV)

Fly London Heathrow to Kaduna, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kaduna (KAD)
  2. Take the train from Kaduna- Rigasa to Abuja

Fly London Heathrow to Akure, taxi

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Akure (AKR)
  2. Take a taxi from Akure to Abuja Airport (ABV)

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Abuja Airport (ABV)

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Abuja Airport (ABV)

London Heathrow (LHR) to Abuja (ABV) flights

The flight time between London Heathrow (LHR) and Abuja (ABV) is around 9h 30m and covers a distance of around 4774 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 46m. Services are operated by British Airways, Lufthansa, Air France and others. Typically 28 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

28 Weekly Planes
9h 30m Average Duration
$373 Cheapest Price
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United Kingdom → Nigeria
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International entry into Nigeria from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Conditions of entry into Nigeria from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 7 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Nigeria

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Nigeria from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Abuja Airport (ABV) is 0800-970000-10.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Abuja Airport (ABV) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Abuja Airport (ABV) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800-970000-10.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Nigeria is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 15 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly which costs £300 - £650 and takes 6h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly which takes 6h 15m and costs £300 - £650.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Abuja Airport (ABV) is 4774 km.

It takes approximately 6h 15m to fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Abuja (ABV), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Abuja Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 15m.

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British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Abuja Airport.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Abuja Airport (ABV). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Abuja Airport (ABV).
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  • Distance: 4774.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Abuja Airport (ABV), Nigeria?

British Airways, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Abuja Airport (ABV) 4 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Abuja
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,300
Flights from London City to Abuja via Amsterdam Schiphol, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from London City to Abuja via Edinburgh, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from London City to Abuja via Glasgow, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Flights from London City to Abuja via Belfast City, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from London City to Abuja via Dusseldorf, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from London City to Abuja via Dublin, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from London Gatwick to Abuja via Jersey, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kaduna via Lagos
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Kaduna via Casablanca, Lagos
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Enugu via Lagos
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Enugu via Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Enugu via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Enugu via Abuja, Lagos
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Enugu via Casablanca, Lagos
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Akure via Lagos
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Akure via Casablanca, Lagos
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Abuja via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Abuja via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from London Gatwick to Abuja via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from London Gatwick to Abuja via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 47m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Paris CDG, Ndjamena
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Abuja via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from London Gatwick to Abuja via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from London Gatwick to Abuja via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $850
Flights from London City to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Arik Air
Website
arikair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Jos via Lagos
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Jos via Abuja, Lagos
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Jos via Casablanca, Lagos
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Abuja via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Abuja via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Green Africa Airways
Website
greenafrica.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Akure via Abuja
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Akure via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Azman Air
Website
airazman.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kaduna via Lagos
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
Phone
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Email
info@nrc.gov.ng
Website
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Kaduna- Rigasa to Abuja
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Economy
$8
Business Class
$12
First Class
$15
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
$106
Standard Car - Premium
$169
Other operators
Taxi from Jos to Abuja Airport (ABV)
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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