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Fly Lagos to Boston  •  15h 41m

  1. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Boston (BOS) LOS - BOS

$559 - $1,415

Cheapest option

Fly Ibadan to Boston  •  22h 19m

  1. Fly from Ibadan (IBA) to Boston (BOS) IBA - BOS

$396 - $912

3 alternative options

Fly Lagos to New York JFK, train  •  16h 3m

  1. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to New York JFK (JFK) LOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station

$531 - $881

Fly Benin City to Boston  •  20h 3m

  1. Fly from Benin City (BNI) to Boston (BOS) BNI - BOS

$604 - $1,510

Fly Lagos to Portland, bus  •  22h 19m

  1. Fly from Lagos (LOS) to Portland (PWM) LOS - PWM
  2. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Boston South Buses

$1,233 - $1,551

Lagos (LOS) to Boston (BOS) flights

The flight time between Lagos (LOS) and Boston (BOS) is around 19h 36m and covers a distance of around 5144 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 15h 10m. Services are operated by Delta, British Airways, American Airlines and others. Typically 76 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
19h 36m
Fastest flight journey time:
15h 10m
Flight distance:
5144 miles
Flights per week:
76
Cheapest price:
$423
Carbon emissions:
1669 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:45
Last flight departs at:
22:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lagos (LOS) to Boston (BOS) flight schedules

Nigeria → United States
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International entry into United States from Nigeria

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Nigeria.

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Wearing a face mask on public transport in Boston is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Boston is 2 metres.

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No, but conditions apply when returning to Nigeria from United States.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nigeria to Boston is to fly which costs $390 - $950 and takes 22h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Nigeria to Boston is to fly which costs $550 - $1,500 and takes 15h 41m.

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The distance between Nigeria and Boston is 5246 miles.

It takes approximately 15h 41m to get from Nigeria to Boston, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lagos Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 5m and has one stopover.

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Boston is 5h behind Nigeria. It is currently 1:44 PM in Nigeria and 8:44 AM in Boston.

KLM, Virgin Atlantic, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Lagos Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 383+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Nigeria to Boston.
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  • Distance: 5245.9 miles
  • Duration: 15h 41m

What companies run services between Nigeria and Boston, MA, USA?

Delta, British Airways and seven other airlines fly from Lagos to Boston every 2 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lagos to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,500
Flights from Lagos to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 29m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,200
Flights from Lagos to Boston via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Lagos to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,500
Flights from Lagos to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,200
Flights from Lagos to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Lagos to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
18h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,500
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Lagos, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
19h 44m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,300
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Lagos, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $1,600
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Lagos, Accra, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
20h 33m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,400
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Lagos, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Lagos, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $1,600
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Abuja, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Ibadan to Boston via Lagos, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,000
Flights from Ibadan to Boston via Lagos, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Ibadan to Boston via Lagos, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,000
Flights from Ibadan to Boston via Lagos, Accra, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $850
Flights from Lagos to Portland via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 24m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,500
Flights from Lagos to Portland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
20h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $1,800
Flights from Lagos to Portland via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
18h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $1,700
Flights from Lagos to Portland via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $1,800
Flights from Lagos to Portland via Atlanta, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
24h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lagos to Boston via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Lagos to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,500
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Lagos, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Lagos, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $1,600
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Abuja, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Ibadan to Boston via Lagos, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Ibadan to Boston via Lagos, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lagos to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Lagos to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $2,400
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Lagos, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Ibadan to Boston via Lagos, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lagos to Boston via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Lagos, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Abuja, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Ibadan to Boston via Lagos, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lagos to Boston via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Lagos, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Benin City to Boston via Abuja, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Ibadan to Boston via Lagos, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
ASKY
Website
flyasky.com
Flights from Lagos to New York JFK via Lome
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Lagos to New York JFK via Lome
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Lagos to New York JFK via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,400
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from Lagos to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lagos to New York JFK via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $210
First Class
$190 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Portland, ME to South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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