The flight time from Lagos, Nigeria to Dubai, United Arab Emirates is:

7 hours, 49 minutes

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Flying time from Lagos, Nigeria to Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The total flight duration from Lagos, Nigeria to Dubai, United Arab Emirates is 7 hours, 49 minutes.

This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.

If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Lagos, Nigeria and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from Lagos, Nigeria to Dubai, United Arab Emirates ("as the crow flies"), which is about 3,659 miles or 5 888 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Lagos, Nigeria.
It ends in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Your flight direction from Lagos, Nigeria to Dubai, United Arab Emirates is Northeast (63 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

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Hop on the world’s best airport metro! These clean, modern and air-conditioned trains run every 10 minutes from Terminals 1 and 3 starting at 5:50 am and stops at midnight every day except the following:

No service on Friday mornings and service starts at 1 pm and ends at 1 am.
Service starts at 5:30 am on Thursdays and ends at 1 am.

According to, there are 2 lines that connect to major hotels and most tourist destinations are close to the stations. Usually, connecting buses are available if the trains do not service the area. For example, if you’re going to Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central, the only way to get there is by taking the train to Ibn Batutta Mall. Buses and taxis to Al Maktoum are available at Ibn Batutta.

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Lagos, Nigeria

City: Lagos
Country: Nigeria
Category: cities

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

City: Dubai
Country: United Arab Emirates
Category: cities

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