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6 hour 30 min
Leeds Bradford 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 Leeds City Center from Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from the city center. There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to travelers. Buses are among the most preferred method of transportation because they are both easy and affordable. Those who prefer a faster and even more convenient transportation alternative should consider taking a taxi or renting a car.


The fastest way to get to Leeds city center from the airport is by taxi. The licensed taxi company that operates at the airport is Arrow Cars. It takes about 26 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by taxi. Taxis depart from the terminal exit. In addition to getting a taxi in person once you exit the terminal you can also book a taxi online, through the app, or over the phone. The company offers an executive fleet of Mercedes for those who want to upgrade to use this service. They also feature vehicles that can hold up to 8 passengers. The company does not charge any additional fees such as baggage fees.


You can get to the city center from the airport via the Flying Tiger Bus vehicles, a cooperative bus company in the city. Buses are a more economical alternative compared to other methods of transportation. Buses to the city depart from the bus stops at the terminal. These buses are equipped with free internet access and real time bus information, which make traveling to the city by bus even more convenient. Bus line 757 operates every day, running once an hour in the evenings and every 30 minutes during the day. These buses run less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Leeds from the airport. It is a great option to explore the beauty of the city and its surroundings.

There are various rental car companies located at the Car Rental Centre. There are free shuttle buses that provide transportation from the terminal to the Car Rental Centre. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, and Hertz. You can also return your vehicle at the airport before your departure.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for Lagos-Leeds flights?

For Lagos-Leeds flights, you can use Murtala Muhammed Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Leeds Bradford Airport for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Lagos-Leeds is 5292 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 6 hour 30 minutes.

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

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

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