There are about 21 flights from Lagos to Calabar every week, flying from Monday to Sunday. Flights depart from Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport and take around 1 hour and 10 minutes to arrive at Calabar Margaret Ekpo International Airport.
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The following airlines offer a direct flight from Lagos to Calabar every day:
Visa and customs
Visitors to Nigeria must have the following documents:
You must obtain a visa from the Nigerian consulate or embassy before travelling. There is the option for those travelling for business to obtain a “visa on arrival”. However, you must have made prior arrangements with the Nigerian embassy for this.
You must also show a World Health Organization (WHO) yellow card with your proof of vaccinations. Travellers to Nigeria need to be vaccinated for Yellow Fever and Polio.
Be sure to follow Nigeria’s customs regulations when you travel. You can find the details on the following site: Customs Nigeria.
All three airlines flying from Lagos to Calabar allow you to take checked and carry-on luggage. Baggage weight allowances differ across airlines.
Air Peace allows you to take 20kg of baggage in Economy class and 40kg in Business class. For any excess baggage you will pay ₦500 per kilogram. Carry-on luggage must not be more than 6kg in Economy and 10kg in Business class. Dimensions must not exceed 45 x 33 x 20cm. You are also allowed a laptop, handbag, or purse in addition to your carry-on luggage.
Ibom Air allows you 20kg checked baggage in Economy and 30kg in Premium Economy. Excess baggage is charged at ₦500 per kilogram. Carry-on luggage should not exceed the weight limit of 10kg. Dimensions should not be larger than 56 x 45 x 25cm. You are also allowed one laptop or handbag, not exceeding 5kg and no larger than 40 x 30 x 15cm.
Aero allows 20kg of checked baggage for Economy class and 30kg for Business class. The excess baggage fee increases with the weight of your baggage. All passengers are allowed one piece of carry-on luggage with a weight limit of up to 6kg. Dimensions should not exceed 33 x 20 x 45cm.
Prices for a direct flight from Lagos to Calabar vary between ₦20,800 and ₦38,800.
|Flight Number||Date||Airline||Lowest Price|
|P - 47180||08/11/2021||Air Peace||₦27,500|
|QI - 0400||08/11/2021||Ibom Air||₦31,000|
|N2 - 171||08/11/2021||Aero||₦20,810|
|Carrier||Mon||Tue||Wed||Thu||Fri||Sat||Sun||Earliest Flight||Latest Flight|
FAQ About Travelling to Calabar
What you should know about travelling to Calabar.
Map of Airport in Calabar, Nigeria
Best Things to Do in Calabar
Calabar is a seaport city and the capital of Cross River State. The city is known as Nigeria’s tourism capital. It is also the most environmentally friendly and cleanest city in the country.
Calabar has a variety of famous attractions, from universities and museums to sports stadiums and music festivals.