There are an average of 13 flights going from Benin to Abuja every week, flying from Monday to Sunday. Flights depart from Benin Airport and take about 1 hour to arrive at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
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Important information you need to know before booking your flight.
The following airlines offer direct flights from Benin to Abuja:
Aero and Arik Air each offer one flight per day, seven days a week.
Air Peace only offers flights on this route from December to January.
Visa and customs
To enter Nigeria, you will need the following documents:
Before you travel, you must get your visa from the Nigerian embassy or consulate in your country. You can only obtain a “visa on arrival” if you are travelling for business reasons and if you have made prior arrangements with the embassy.
Along with your passport and visa, you will also need to show that you have been vaccinated. You should bring your World Health Organization (WHO) yellow card with proof of vaccinations for Polio and Yellow Fever.
For information about the customs regulations in Nigeria, you can visit this website: Customs Nigeria.
The three airlines have different weight and size allowances for passengers’ carry-on and checked baggage.
Aero flights allow you to take 20kg of checked baggage in Economy and 30kg in Business class. If your luggage exceeds this allowance, you will be charged an excess baggage fee that increases with each extra kilogram. You are allowed one piece of carry-on luggage which should not be heavier than 6kg or larger than 33 x 20 x 45cm.
Arik Air allows 20kg of checked baggage for Economy class and 30kg for Business. Dimensions for checked luggage must not exceed 90 x 70 x 43cm. You can take carry-on baggage of up to 6kg. Dimensions for carry-on luggage must not exceed 55 x 35 x 25 cm.
Air Peace allows passengers to take 20kg of checked baggage in Economy and 40kg in Business class. Excess baggage is charged at ₦500 per extra kilogram. You are allowed carry-on luggage of up to 6kg in Economy and 10kg in Business. Dimensions for carry-on baggage must not exceed 45 x 33 x 20cm. In addition to your carry-on luggage, you can also take one purse, handbag, or laptop.
Prices for a direct flight from Lagos to Calabar vary between ₦20,800 and ₦38,800.
|Flight Number||Date||Airline||Lowest Price|
|N2 - 165||07/11/2021||Aero||₦24,921|
|W3 - 421||07/11/2021||Arik Air||₦27,587|
|P - 47171||07/11/2021||Air Peace||₦29,810|
|Carrier||Mon||Tue||Wed||Thu||Fri||Sat||Sun||Earliest Flight||Latest Flight|
FAQ About Travelling to Abuja
What you should know about travelling to Abuja.
Map of Airport in Abuja, Nigeria
Best Things to Do in Abuja
The city of Abuja is the capital of Nigeria and one of the few purpose-built cities in Africa. Abuja was made to be a neutral centre where Nigerian citizens can live in harmony, undivided by religion and ethnicity.
The city is a thriving metropolis filled with modern buildings, beautiful parks, monuments, and even a few skyscrapers. Business travel boosts the city’s tourism industry and you can find many things to do in Abuja during the day or night.