Information & Facts
Yellow taxis are available outside the terminal. It is wise to
negotiate a fee before departure. Aim to get into Lagos for around
750 short-term parking spaces are available in the multi-storey
car park. Charges are NGN 100 per hour and NGN 1500 per day.
Car rental companies at Murtala Muhammed International Airport
include Avis, Europcar and Sixt. Note that driving is yourself
around Nigeria is a strongly unrecommended activity, as the roads
are confusing and chaotic, and there is a risk of car-jacking.
Larger hotels have a shuttle bus meeting all international
flights. Otherwise, taxis are the safest and most efficient way to
travel to and from the airport. Aim to negotiate a price of around
NGN 5000 for a trip into town.
Tel: +234 (0)1 480 5580, +234 (0)1 493 3385
The airport levies a Regional Passenger Charge of
NGN 5,388.00, and a Domestic Passenger Service Charge of NGN
Money and communications: ATMs and currency exchange.
Luggage: There are no left luggage services. All queries
regarding lost baggage should be directed to your airline.
Conference and business: The airport features Executive and VIP
lounges equipped with complimentary Internet.
Other facilities: Facilities include a meet and greet lounge,
prayer rooms and disabled facilities.
Wi-fi: Free Internet is available at the airport's Executive and
Information: A tourist information desk is situated at the
customer service desk in the arrival hall.
Shopping: Shopping is limited to a few retail stores selling
electronics, mobile accessories, jewellery and health care
Food and Drink: International and African foods are served by
vendors in the airport's food court.
English is the official language in Nigeria and is widely
used, though many other languages are also spoken.
Nigerian currency is the Naira (NGN), which is divided into 100
kobo. Approved exchange facilities include the major hotels and the
airport, but official rates are very high. It is illegal to change
money on the street. Credit card fraud is a problem and visitors
are advised against the use of credit cards throughout the country.
Credit card facilities are also limited. Facilities for changing
travellers cheques are also very limited. Prior to travel, visitors
should ensure they have a variety of currency options available to
them (Sterling, US dollars or Euros) in cash. Travellers should be
aware of the prevalence of commercial fraud in, and emanating from,
The terminals are within easy walking distance of each