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How to get a ride with Uber from Murtala Muhammed International Airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions about pickup points directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
LOS Airport tips
Parking at LOS
An easily accessible parking lot is available at LOS Airport. If you have specific requirements, such as long-term parking or disabled parking, it’s best to get in touch with LOS Airport directly.
Luggage storage at LOS
It is recommended that you contact your airline carrier ahead of time to ask about available luggage storage facilities at Murtala Muhammed International.
Top questions from riders
- Is Uber available at Murtala Muhammed International Airport?
Yes, Uber is on hand to make getting to and from the airport as easy as possible.
- Where is pickup at LOS Airport?
As pickup locations can change, it’s best to check your Uber app after requesting a ride to find out where to meet your driver.
- How much will an Uber trip from Lagos Airport to the city center cost?
Rates can vary because of driver availability, time of day, traffic, and more. You can have a look at our price estimator to get an idea of how much you can expect to pay.
- How long will I have to wait for pickup?
Pickup timing will depend on driver availability, time of day, traffic, and other factors.
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Lagos Airport visitor information
Uber is available to ensure that your travels to and from Lagos Airport run as smoothly as possible. The airport is situated about 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ikeja city center and about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from Lagos city center, making it a convenient choice for travelers to either of these destinations. This bustling international airport handles millions of passengers a year to and from international and domestic locations. Whether you’re headed to Lagos or Ikeja, Uber makes your journey to the city centers easier.
Murtala Muhammed International Airport terminals
Nigeria’s biggest airport for domestic and international travel, Murtala Muhammed Airport features 2 terminals.
LOS Terminal 1
Terminal 1 of Murtala Muhammed Airport is the main terminal, serving international and domestic flights. Positioned at the north end of the airport, Terminal 1 is operated by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria with round-the-clock access for tourists.
LOS Terminal 2
Opened in 2007, Terminal 2 of Murtala Muhammed Airport is operated by a separate aviation company, Bi-Courtney Aviation, making it the only privately funded airport terminal in Nigeria. Open 16 hours a day, Terminal 2 is positioned at the south end of the airport and serves domestic flights.
Making your way around LOS Airport
It’s easy to get around this airport, with the 2 terminals located just half a mile from each other. For journeys into the surrounding cities, shuttle services are available to take you to your hotel, while several bus lines can also be found at the airport. And Uber is on hand as a convenient and comfortable alternative to get you where you need to be.
Hotels close to Murtala Muhammed Airport
Whether you’re looking for a place to stay before an early-morning flight or you’ve got a long layover at LOS, plenty of options will help you get the rest you need. Hotels are available on-site or in the surrounding area if your priority is being as close as possible. Alternatively, you can take a short Uber trip into the surrounding cities of Lagos or Ikeja and enjoy all the accommodation options available in these bustling cities, with something to suit all tastes and budgets.
Lagos Airport duty-free shop
Duty-free shopping can be found within Terminals 1 and 2 of Lagos Airport. If you’ve got extra time on your layover, however, you’re only a quick trip away from all the shopping opportunities Lagos offers. Although the shopping malls on Victoria Island would require you to get to the other side of the city, there’s a wide array of options for a short shopping spree in Lagos city center’s malls and stores.
Nearby sights and attractions
As the primary airport for the city of Lagos, Murtala Muhammed Airport is close to the city center and its various sights and attractions, such as these.
- Freedom Park
- National Theatre
- Nigerian National Museum
- Victoria Island
Murtala Muhammed Airport is also the number one gateway for Lagos state as a whole, meaning you’re just as close to Lagos the city as you are to surroundings towns and cities, such as Kosofe and Ikeja, which offer these sights:
- Hi-Impact Planet Amusement Park, Ibafo
- Ikeja City Mall, Ikeja
- Lekki Conservation Centre, Lekki
- Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos
Find more information about LOS Airport here.