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There are 8 ways to get from London to Ile-Ife by plane, train, taxi, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Lagos, train  •  16h 30m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lagos (LOS) LHR - LOS
  2. Take the train from Ikeja to Iwo

Cheapest option

Fly London Heathrow to Ibadan, taxi  •  15h 39m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Ibadan (IBA) LHR - IBA
  2. Take a taxi from Ibadan to Ile-Ife

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Fly London Heathrow to Akure, taxi  •  13h 39m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Akure (AKR) LHR - AKR
  2. Take a taxi from Akure to Ile-Ife

Fly London City to Lagos, train  •  19h 2m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Lagos (LOS) LCY - LOS
  2. Take the train from Ikeja to Iwo

Fly London Heathrow to Ilorin, train  •  16h 20m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Ilorin (ILR) LHR - ILR
  2. Take the train from Ilorin to Osogbo

Fly London Heathrow to Benin City, taxi  •  14h 35m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Benin City (BNI) LHR - BNI
  2. Take a taxi from Benin City to Ile-Ife

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 days 23h

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Ile-Ife

Drive, car ferry  •  6 days 1h

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Ile-Ife
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International entry into Nigeria from United Kingdom

  • Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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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 Ile-Ife is 0800-970000-10.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ile-Ife is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ile-Ife 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: 26 Sep 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 Ile-Ife is to fly and taxi which costs £370 - £1,400 and takes 13h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Ile-Ife is to fly and taxi. Taking this option will cost £370 - £1,400 and takes 13h 39m.

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The distance between London and Ile-Ife is 4914 km.

It takes approximately 16h 30m to get from London to Ile-Ife, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lagos Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 30m.

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Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lagos Airport.

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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 Ile-Ife.
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  • Distance: 4914.3 km
  • Duration: 16h 30m

What companies run services between London, England and Ile-Ife, Nigeria?

There is no direct connection from London to Ile-Ife. However, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Lagos, take the taxi to Ikeja, take the train to Iwo, then take the taxi to Ile-Ife. Alternatively, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Ibadan, then take the taxi to Ile-Ife.

Airlines
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Ibadan via Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Ibadan via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Akure via Lagos
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Akure via Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Akure via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Akure via Casablanca, Lagos
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Ilorin via Lagos
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Ilorin via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Ilorin via Casablanca, Lagos
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Benin City via Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Benin City via Abuja, Lagos
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Benin City via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Benin City via Lagos, Port Harcourt
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Benin City via Abuja, Port Harcourt
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lagos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from London City to Lagos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from London City to Lagos via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lagos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,600
Flights from London City to Lagos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lagos via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from London City to Lagos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Arik Air
Website
arikair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Ilorin via Abuja
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Benin City via Lagos
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Benin City via Casablanca, Lagos
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lagos
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $4,800
Flights from London City to Lagos via Amsterdam Schiphol, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lagos
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lagos via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lagos via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Train operators
Nigerian Railway Corporation
Phone
+(234) 90 600 30 422
Email
info@nrc.gov.ng
Website
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Ikeja to Iwo
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
Train from Ilorin to Osogbo
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nrc.gov.ng
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
$85 - $150
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
$90
Standard Car - Premium
$144
Other operators
Taxi from Ibadan to Ile-Ife
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
$20 - $24

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