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There are 3 ways to get from Tanzania to Nigeria by plane or car

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Fly from Dar es Salaam  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Lagos (LOS) DAR - LOS

$235 - $570

Cheapest option

Fly from Mwanza  •  12h 20m

  1. Fly from Mwanza (MWZ) to Lagos (LOS) MWZ - LOS

$182 - $436

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 days 18h

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Lagos 4506.6 miles

$550 - $900

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The cheapest way to get from Tanzania to Nigeria is to fly which costs $180 - $440 and takes 12h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Tanzania to Nigeria is to fly which costs $230 - $600 and takes 8h 11m.

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The distance between Tanzania and Nigeria is 3563 km. The road distance is 7210.6 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 11m to get from Tanzania to Nigeria, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dar es Salaam Airport to Lagos Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 45m and has one stopover.

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Nigeria is 2h behind Tanzania. It is currently 3:44 AM in Tanzania and 1:44 AM in Nigeria.

Yes, the driving distance between Tanzania to Nigeria is 7211 km. It takes approximately 4 days 18h to drive from Tanzania to Nigeria.

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ASKY, Rwandair Express, South African Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Dar es Salaam Airport to Lagos Airport.

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The best way to get from Tanzania to Dar es Salaam Airport is to taxi which takes 9m and costs $7 - $9.

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Map of how to get from Tanzania to Nigeria.
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  • Distance: 2226.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 11m

What companies run services between Tanzania and Nigeria?

Kenya Airways, Rwandair Express and six other airlines fly from Dar es Salaam to Lagos every 4 hours.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lagos via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Kilimanjaro, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Kigali, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lagos via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lagos via Addis Ababa, Lome
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lagos via Addis Ababa, Accra
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Dar es Salaam, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lagos via Kigali
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Kigali
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Mwanza to Lagos via Dar es Salaam, Kigali
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lagos via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900

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