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Travel time from Lagos to Ijero

Lagos to Ijero airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Lagos to Ijero? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Ijero, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.

Tuesday, 8:08 am:  start in Lagos
drive for about 2 hours
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 60 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 10:30 am at the latest

10:05 am:  Faro Airport (FAO)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 11:00 am

10:20 am:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

10:50 am:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

11:05 am:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

11:20 am:  board flight
you can search for other airlines that fly this route

11:30 am:  this is your scheduled departure time
but remember flights can be delayed, so take that into account
it takes the plane an average of 15 minutes to taxi to the runway

11:45 am:  wheels up! take-off from FAO
fly for about 5 hours in the air

4:38 pm (local time):  Ilorin Airport (ILR)
Ijero is the same time as Lagos
taxi on the runway for an average of 15 minutes to the gate

4:53 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at ILR
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 3 hours to your destination

7:50 pm (local time):  arrive in Ijero

Now finally, let's look at an example flight from FAO to ILR and figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, and time to taxi on the runway.

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Lagos to Ijero including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.

Total travel time: 12 hours

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Flying non-stop from Lagos to Ijero

How far is Ijero from Lagos? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 2,193 miles or 3529 km

Flight time: 4 hours, 53 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 11 hours, 41 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 2.9x faster, and saves you about 7.5 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula. For a long distance, this appears as a curve on the map, and this is often the route that commercial airlines will take so it's a good estimate of the frequent flyer miles you'll accumulate as well.

This is a fairly long flight, so unless you have a Gulfstream G650 or your own Boeing or Airbus, you might be booking a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.

Ijero Airports
  1. Ilorin Airport
  2. Ibadan Airport

Plan a trip to Ijero

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Ijero, Nigeria. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Ijero. Click the button below to explore Ijero in detail.

What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Ijero to Lagos, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Lagos to Ijero road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Lagos to Ijero?

If you happen to know Lagos, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Lagos!

At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 2,193 miles
flight time of 4 hours, 53 minutes
34 Lagos travel answers

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