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There are 7 ways to get from London to Abuja Airport (ABV) by plane, train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly from London Heathrow

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

Fly from London City

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

Train to Birmingham, fly

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Abuja (ABV)

Train to Bristol, fly

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Abuja (ABV)

Train to Manchester, fly

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

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London 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 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
$329 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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Allowed for: All visitors

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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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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly which costs £320 - £700 and takes 8h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly which costs £320 - £700 and takes 8h 29m.

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

It takes approximately 8h 29m to get from London to Abuja Airport (ABV), including transfers.

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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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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London to Abuja Airport (ABV).
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  • Distance: 4774.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 29m

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

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

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Abuja via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Abuja via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Birmingham to Abuja via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Ndjamena
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Bristol to Abuja via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Bristol to Abuja via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Bristol to Abuja via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Ndjamena
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
11h 47m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Ndjamena
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Abuja
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Abuja via Amsterdam Schiphol, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from London City to Abuja via Edinburgh, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from London City to Abuja via Glasgow, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Flights from London City to Abuja via Belfast City, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from London City to Abuja via Dusseldorf, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from London City to Abuja via Dublin, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Bristol to Abuja via Jersey, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Flights from Bristol to Abuja via Newcastle, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Abuja via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Bristol to Abuja via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Bristol to Abuja via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Bristol to Abuja via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Ndjamena
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
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
$410 - $800
Flights from London City to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Bristol to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Abuja via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Birmingham to Abuja via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Manchester to Abuja via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from London Euston to Wilmslow
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$210 - $290
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
First Great Western Service
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
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
$107
Standard Car - Premium
$170

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