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Flights from Lagos (LOS) to Kano (KAN)

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Searching for flights between Lagos and Kano? Our guide includes which airlines operate the route, which airports to fly between, and many more FAQs.

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Lagos to Kano Flight Information

Lagos (LOS) ➡ Kano (KAN)

Lagos to Kano is one of the most popular flight routes within the West African country of Nigeria. The route connects Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, to Kano, the capital city of the Kano State of Nigeria.

Top Tip
: Check out our guide to domestic flights within Nigeria to discover all the airlines that operate internal flights within Nigeria.

Which airlines fly between Lagos and Kano?

Air Peace is the most popular commercial airline to operate the route.

Route frequency: On average, there are 3 daily flights from Lagos to Kano

Ticket price
: $60-120 single, $100-200 return

Flight time: 
1 hour, 30 minutes (direct)

Departure Airport: Fly from Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS), the international airport serving Lagos. LOS Airport is located in Ikeja, about 7 miles/12 km northwest of downtown Lagos. It takes about 30 minutes to drive from the airport to the centre of Lagos.

Arrival Airport
: Fly to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN), the international airport serving Kano. The airport is located about 7 miles/12 km from the city centre, a journey which takes about 30 minutes from Kano.

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As well as direct flights, are there stopover options?

As well as direct flights, there are also more flight options for passengers who are happy to make a short stopover in a neighbouring city. Abuja International Airport, in Abuja, Nigeria, is the most popular connection stop for one-stop flights between Lagos and Kano.

What is the flight time from Lagos to Kano?

For direct flights between Lagos and Kano, the flight time is 1 hour and 20 minutes. For flights with a stopover, the fastest flight time is 3 hours 45 minutes.

How far is Kano from Lagos?

By air, Lagos is equal to 518 miles (833km) from Kano.

What travel documents will I need?

Travellers will need either a valid passport or valid government issued identity card to be allowed to fly from Lagos to Kano. More information about can be found in our guide to travel documents for flying.