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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Abuja Airport (ABV) by plane

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Fly from Newark  •  15h 45m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Abuja (ABV) EWR - ABV

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Fly from New York JFK  •  14h 57m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Abuja (ABV) JFK - ABV

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  17h 26m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Abuja (ABV) LGA - ABV
United States → Nigeria
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International entry into Nigeria from United States

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Nigeria from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 7 for vaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 7 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 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 States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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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, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Nigeria.

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Last updated: 29 Nov 2021
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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The cheapest way to get from New York to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly which costs $460 - $1,600 and takes 14h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Abuja Airport (ABV) is to fly which costs $460 - $1,600 and takes 14h 57m.

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The distance between New York and Abuja Airport (ABV) is 8622 km.

It takes approximately 15h 45m to get from New York to Abuja Airport (ABV), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Abuja Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 15m and has one stopover.

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Abuja Airport (ABV) is 6h ahead of New York. It is currently 11:37 PM in New York and 5:37 AM in Abuja Airport (ABV).

Ethiopian Airlines, ASKY, Africa World Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Abuja Airport.

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There are 219+ hotels available in Abuja Airport (ABV). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to Abuja Airport (ABV).
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  • Distance: 8622.1 km
  • Duration: 15h 45m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Abuja Airport (ABV), Nigeria?

Ethiopian Airlines, ASKY and seven other airlines fly from New York to Abuja Airport (ABV) every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Abuja via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Abuja via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Detroit, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
19h 51m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Boston, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 21m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Raleigh/Durham, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
23h 21m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Toronto, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Montreal, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Newark to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Newark to Abuja via Brussels, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Newark to Abuja via Brussels, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Abuja via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Newark to Abuja via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Abuja via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Detroit, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
19h 51m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Montreal, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Toronto, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Air Peace
Website
flyairpeace.com
Flights from New York JFK to Abuja via Lagos
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Atlanta, Lagos
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Washington Dulles, Lagos, Calabar
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Washington Dulles, Lagos, Benin City
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newark to Abuja via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from New York JFK to Abuja via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Newark to Abuja via Lome
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Abuja via Lome
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,600
ASKY
Website
flyasky.com
Flights from Newark to Abuja via Lome
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Abuja via Lome
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,600
Africa World Airlines
Website
flyafricaworld.com
Flights from Newark to Abuja via Washington Dulles, Accra
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Washington Dulles, Accra
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Dana Airlines
Website
flydanaair.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Washington Dulles, Lagos
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Washington Dulles, Lagos, Enugu
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Newark to Abuja via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Ibom Air
Website
ibomair.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Abuja via Washington Dulles, Lagos
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600

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