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On average, there are 46 flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt each week. Direct flights depart from Murtala Muhammed International Airport daily and will take roughly 1 hour to reach Port Harcourt International Airport. The airlines that fly between these two destinations daily include Arik Air, Ibom Air, Green Africa Airways, and Air Peace. United Nigeria Airlines and Aero offer three flights a week.

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Travel Information

Essential information you need to know before booking your trip.



The following airlines offer direct flights from Lagos to Port Harcourt at least once a week.

Visa and Customs

As Port Harcourt and Lagos are both within Nigeria, you will just need a valid passport. However, foreign internationals flying in Nigeria will need to possess a valid passport, a visa (which can be obtained at the Nigerian embassy before traveling), and proof of Polio and Yellow Fever vaccinations. Vaccinations for Hepatitis A+B & Meningitis are also recommended.

To check the customs regulations of Nigeria, click the link below:

Customs Nigeria

Baggage Allowance

The hand luggage size limit of Arik Air, Green Africa Airways, and Ibom Air is 55cm x 35cm x 25cm. For United Nigeria Airlines, Air Peace, and Aero Contractors, it is 45cm x 33cm x 20cm.


On average, the weight limit for carry-on luggage is 7kgs and 20kgs for check-in baggage. Follow up with your respective airline regarding the exact weight limits. For most airlines, excess luggage will cost ₦500 per extra kilogram.

Flight Prices

Overall, the prices vary between ₦41,000 and ₦238,000 for a direct flight. For a return flight, the prices are between ₦141,000 and ₦380,000.

Flight Number Date Airline Lowest Price
P47194 30/09/2022 Air Peace ₦78,502
U5517 01/10/2022 United Nigeria Airlines ₦71,600
W3742 20/10/2022 Arik Air ₦66,402
Q9322 21/10/2022 Green Africa Airways ₦41,500
Q10806 22/10/2022 Ibom Air ₦74,000

Flight Schedule

Carrier Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Earliest Flight Latest Flight
Aero 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 10:50 11:20
Arik Air 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:00 18:00
Air Peace 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:45 14:55
United Nigeria Airlines 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 16:30 16:30
Green Africa Airways 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:30 06:30
Ibom Air 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:30 11:40

FAQ About Traveling to Port Harcourt

Important information about traveling to Port Harcourt.

Best Time to Fly?

Your best day to leave Lagos to Port Harcourt is Saturday for the cheapest tickets. Your best day to leave Port Harcourt is on Monday for cheap flights. For quieter flights, leave between Tuesday and Thursday as there aren’t as many people and the rates can be lower.

How Much is a Flight from Lagos to Port Harcourt?

A Lagos to Port Harcourt flight price ranges between ₦41,000 and ₦380,000. This depends on the various airlines, day, times, trip type, and how far you book in advance. The cheapest airline ticket is with Green Africa Airways at a low price of ₦45,500, and the most expensive is an Arik Air booking for a business class ticket at ₦123,550.

What is the Flight Time?

The flight time from Lagos to Port Harcourt usually is around 1 hour and 7 minutes. The quickest flights take 1 hour. The longest flights take around 1 hour and 30 minutes. This can be due to the weather, different airline policies, and how busy the runway is.

Map of Airport in Lagos, Nigeria

Best Things to Do in Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt is the capital city of Rivers State and is one of Nigeria’s most beautiful cities. It’s the fourth most populous city in Nigeria and has a lot of fun activities to offer. Port Harcourt is the center of the oil business in Nigeria, the economic possibilities here are endless. It offers a lot of leisure activities and is well suited for families and couples.

These activities include the Pleasure Park where you can play mini-golf, climb the climbing tower, or catch a movie. Port Harcourt Zoo is a great place to see a range of exotic and African animals.


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