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Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
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7.597 Km
9 hour 30 min
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport

Transportation to Lagos Airport from the City Center

Murtala Muhammed Airport in Nigeria's Lagos province, Ikeja region can be reached easily from the city center with bus, okada, taxi or rental cars.


It is very easy to get to Murtala Muhammed Airport from the city center thanks to Lagos city buses operated by NURTW Cooperative and Lagbus. In Lagos, the roads used by buses are different from those used by regular cars, so they provide a fast transportation service without any traffic. To take advantage of the Modern and comfortable Lagos buses, all you have to do is to get a ticket from the sales points or vending machines at the stops.

Lagos buses might have different sizes but all are yellow. The name of the smallest buses type is known as ''danfo''. The “molue” buses, which are a bigger, travel more frequently between the city and the airport compared to others.


Okada motorcycles that you can use for your short trips are Lagos' most popular means of transportation. Okadas are quite fast so it is possible to get to your destination without losing time in the traffic. There are many okada motorcycles going directly to Murtala Muhammed Airport from Lagos city center.


The safest, though not the cheapest, way to get around in Lagos is by taxi. Lagos taxis can be easily found at every corner of the city. Some taxi drivers do not use a taximeter, so it is advised that you negotiate according to the distance you are going to travel.

Taxis are usually opening with 500 Nigerian Naira. Then they demand 500 Naira per kilometer. If you choose to go to the airport by taxi from within the city, it would be useful to call one of these companies: Red Cab (+2347000733222), Corporate Cabs (+2348191166926) or Orange Cabs (+2347029119504).

Car Rental

Having an expressway linking Murtala Muhammed Airport and Lagos city center, shortens the duration of your journey incredibly. You can get to the airport in 25-30 minutes, instead of one hour, thanks to this highway.

Airport Information

Murtala Muhammed Airport, located 22 kilometers north-west of Lagos, is in the Ikeja region. As it is the largest and most modern airport in Nigeria, it has multiple facilities for its passengers.

In the airport with two terminals, facilities like duty free store and other stores, souvenir shops, eating and drinking areas, exchange office, bank and ATMs, travel agencies, car rental companies, free internet access, tourist information desks, recreation areas, VIP halls, etc. are available.

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2017

Transportation to Ahmedabad City Center from Airport

It is very easy to reach Ahmedabad city center from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport by taxi or renting a car. There are 4 different bus routes carrying passengers to the city center. This transportation alternative is much more affordable and especially passengers with backpacks can benefit from this option.


There are taxi stands at the exit of the arrival area of the Terminal 1 building of the airport. Since self-employed taxi drivers generally don’t use taximeter, they can demand higher fares. You can ask for a reliable taxi contracted with the airport by visiting the prepaid taxi counter located in the Terminal 1. Travelling to the city center from the airport costs approximately 300 INR. If you will agree with a different driver, make sure to bargain before getting on the taxi.

Car Rental      

Car rental companies offer service in the arriving passenger area located in Terminal 1. Since there is heavy traffic in the city and drivers don’t generally obey the traffic rules, foreigners are advised to rent a car with a driver. However, if you decide to drive the car on your own, in order to reach the city center from the airport you should follow the Airport Road when you go out of the airport and go across one of the bridges on Sabarmati River. You can get to the city center in about twenty minutes by driving southward along the riverside.


Some bus routes operated by private companies and municipality depart from the airport and carry passengers to Ahmedabad city center. The travel lasts about 20 minutes. Bus routes 105 and 101 go to the Lal Darwaja Bus Station in the city center and bus routes 16 and 06 go to the main railway station in the city center. Passengers can transfer from these stations and reach other cities or rural regions of the city. Since the buses can be very crowded, passengers with heavy luggage aren’t advised to use the bus option.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016

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Which airports can I use for Lagos-Ahmedabad flights?

For Lagos-Ahmedabad flights, you can use Murtala Muhammed Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Lagos-Ahmedabad and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Lagos-Ahmedabad is 7597 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 9 hour 30 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Lagos-Ahmedabad flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Lagos-Ahmedabad flights is Monday.

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