Cost of Flights from Nigeria to Canada (2024)

Are you looking to travel to Canada soon or looking for information about how much flight ticket cost from Nigeria to Canada You are in the right place. Before planning a trip to Canada, it is always necessary to know about the basic facts about the Unites States including accommodation, transportation and most importantly, flight ticket price. Usually, people travelling from Nigeria always have various flight ticket options they can choose from due to the various airlines available.

Here, we will take a look at basic information you’d need when travelling to Canada, focusing mainly on the prices of flight tickets from various airlines in Nigeria. We will consider various packages available on these airlines and things to expect in Canada.

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Flight Ticket Price from Nigeria to Canada

Whenever you are travelling to Canada, whether for business or personal reasons, one of the most important factors to consider is the prices of flight ticket from international airports in Nigeria to Canada. The prices of flight ticket vary. Just like for and in any other country, it is possible to book two flight tickets within the space of 30 minutes and they’d both vary in prices. In fact, the variation in prices can be as heavy as N300, 000 or even more in certain cases.

Most of the time, the variation in prices of fight is due to the time and period the flight is booked and day and time the flight is scheduled to take off. Some delicate factors like fuel price and currency exchange rate are technical factors that affect the prices of flight tickets. Other factors like time and day of flight also affect the prices of flight tickets. Canada is among the most visited countries in the world and a lot of people fly in from different parts of the world for vacations. During these periods, especially towards the end of the year where there’d be heavy movement of people to and fro the country, prices of tickets to Canada seem to be on the rise.

This variation in prices of flight tickets from Nigeria to Canada has made purchasing of flight ticket delicate and one of the most important factors to note when travelling to Canada. Various airlines offer various flight ticket packages. Although there are usually only slight difference between these packages, there is always a significant difference in the prices between these packages. There is also a difference between one way ticket and return ticket.


It should be noted that while one way tickets are available from Nigeria to Canada, this isn’t usually/always given because it is expected you book your return ticket even before you leave the country. One way ticket involve only a flight from Nigeria to Canada only while return ticket includes flight from Nigeria to Canada and back to Nigeria. Usually, for return ticket, the number of days involved is a determining factor of how cheap or expensive the ticket will be.

To be safe, it is always necessary to check prices of flight ticket from Nigeria to Canada on various airline portals and compare the prices. After checking cheap air fares, book cheap flight online through authorized travel agents and get the best rate.

Let us now take a look at prices of flight ticket from Nigeria to Canada for different airlines. Due to the very broad options of airlines available, we will focus on prices of flight of popular airlines from Lagos to Toronto.

Temporary Canada Visa

This table contains the fees for Canadian Temporary Resident Visa in Nigeria.


Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Study PermitCAD 150₦48,503
Study Permit RenewalCAD 350₦113,174
Work PermitCAD 155₦50,120
Work Permit (including extensions) – per group (3 or more performing artists)CAD 465₦150,360
Open Work Permit HolderCAD 100₦32,335
Restore your Status as a WorkerCAD 355₦114,791
Visitor Visa (including super visa)CAD 100₦32,335
Visitor Visa – per family (1 fee per family of 5 or more people)CAD 500₦161,677
Extend your Stay as a VisitorCAD 100₦32,335
Restore your Status as a VisitorCAD 200₦64,671
Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)CAD 7₦2,263
International Experience CanadaCAD 156₦50,443
Temporary Resident PermitCAD 200₦64,671

 Permanent Residence

This table contains the fees for Canadian Permanent Resident Visa in Nigeria.

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Permanent Resident CardsCAD 50₦16,167
Permanent Resident Travel DocumentCAD 50₦16,167
Permit Holders ClassCAD 850₦274,852
Your application (without right of permanent residence fee)CAD 335₦108,324
Right of Permanent Residence FeeCAD 515₦166,528
Protected PersonCAD 570₦184,312

This table contains the Canadian Permanent Residence visa fees in Naira.

Business Immigration

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Application FeeCAD 2,140₦691,980
Application (without right of permanent residence fee)CAD 1,625₦525,452
Include your spouse or partnerCAD 1,365₦441,380
Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee)CAD 850₦274,852
Include a dependent childCAD 230₦74,371

This table contains the Canadian Business Immigration visa fees in Naira.

Caregiver’s Immigration Visa Fees

This table contains the fees for Canadian Caregiver’s Immigration Visa in Nigeria.

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Application FeeCAD 2,140₦691,980
Application (without right of permanent residence fee)CAD 1,625₦525,452
Include your spouse or partnerCAD 1,365₦441,380
Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee)CAD 850₦274,852
Include a dependent childCAD 230₦74,371

 Economic Immigration

This table contains the fees for Canadian Economic Immigration Visa in Nigeria.

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Application FeeCAD 1,365₦441,380
Include your spouse or partner (without the right of permanent residence fee)CAD 850₦274,852
Include your spouse or partnerCAD 1,365₦441,380
Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee)CAD 850₦274,852
Include a dependent childCAD 230₦74,371

This table contains the Canadian Economic Immigration visa fees in Naira.

Humanitarian and Compassionate

This table contains the fees for Canadian Humanitarian and Compassionate Visa in Nigeria. 

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Application FeeCAD 1,085₦350,840
Include your spouse or partner (without the right of permanent residence fee)CAD 570₦184,312
Include your spouse or partnerCAD 1,085₦350,840
Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee)CAD 570₦184,312
Include a dependent childCAD 155₦50,120

 Family Sponsorship

Adopted Children and Other Relatives

This table contains the fees for Canadian Adopted Children and Other Relatives Visa in Nigeria.

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Sponsor your relative (22 years or older)CAD 1,080₦349,223
Sponsor your relative (22 years or older without right of permanent residence fee)CAD 565₦182,695
Sponsor a dependant, adopted child (or child to be adopted) or orphaned relativeCAD 150₦48,503
Include the spouse or partner of your relative (without the right of permanent residence fee)CAD 155₦50,120
Sponsor your relative (under 22 years old and not your dependent child)CAD 665₦215,031
Sponsor your relative (under 22 years old and not your dependent child, without right of permanent residence fee)CAD 150₦48,503
Include the spouse or partner of your relativeCAD 1,085₦350,840
Include the spouse or partner of your relative (without right of permanent residence fee)CAD 570₦184,312

 Parents and Grandparents

This table contains the fees for Canadian Parents and Grandparents’ Visa in Nigeria.

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Sponsor your parent or grandparentCAD 1,080₦349,223
Sponsor your parent or grandparent (without the right of permanent residence fee)CAD 565₦182,695
Include the spouse or partner of your parent or grandparentCAD 1,085₦350,840
Include the spouse or partner of your parent or grandparent (without the right of permanent residence fee)CAD 570₦184,312
Include a dependent child of your parent or grandparentCAD 155₦50,120

Spouse, Partner or Children

This table contains the fees for Canadian spouse, Partner, or Children Visa in Nigeria.

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Sponsor your spouse or partnerCAD 1,080₦349,223
Sponsor your spouse or partner without right of permanent residence feeCAD 565₦182,695
Sponsor a dependent childCAD 150₦48,503
Include any dependent childCAD 155₦50,120

 Citizenship

This table contains the fees for Canadian Citizenship Visa in Nigeria.

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Adult (18 and over)CAD 630₦203,713
Stateless adult (18 or over) born to Canadian parentCAD 100₦32,335
Minor (under 18)CAD 100₦32,335

Other Citizenship Fees and Services

This table contains the fees for Canadian Other Citizenship Fees and Services Visa in Nigeria.

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Citizenship certificate (proof of citizenship)CAD 75₦24,251
Search for your record of citizenshipCAD 75₦24,251
Resume your citizenship (18 and over)CAD 530₦171,378
Resume your citizenship (under 18)CAD 100₦32,335
Renounce your citizenshipCAD 100₦32,335
Right of CitizenshipCAD 100₦32,335

Inadmissibility

This table contains the fees for Canadian Inadmissibility Visa in Nigeria.

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
Authorization to return to CanadaCAD 400₦129,342
Inadmissible on the grounds of criminalityCAD 200₦64,671
Inadmissible on the grounds of serious criminalityCAD 1,000₦323,355
Repay your removal expensesCAD 1,500₦485,033
Temporary resident permit – per personCAD 200₦64,671

Other Applications and Services

This table contains the fees for other applications and services related to applying for a Canadian visa in Nigeria.

Type of VisaVisa Application Fee (CAD $)Visa Application Fee ()
BiometricsCAD 85₦27,485
Employer compliance feeCAD 230₦74,371
Employer compliance fee – group of entertainers (3 or more)CAD 690₦223,115
Verify your status or replace an immigration documentCAD 30₦9,700

PRICES LAST UPDATED: MAY 10, 2023.

Please note that the flight prices listed above is only for return flight ticket from Nigeria to Canada. We focused on prices of flight strictly from the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos to international Airport in Toronto.

These prices listed above are liable to change at any time. Prices of air flight can be very unpredictable. The variation is as a result of some factors which include fuel prices and currency exchange rate that that period. To be safe, please enquire about the actual price of flight ticket when you are ready to travel.

How long does it take to fly from Nigeria to Canada?

There is no particular or established duration of flight from Nigeria to Canada. There are varying numbers and types of stopovers from Nigeria to Canada and the duration of the whole flight vary from place to place and based on stopovers.

There are also various routes from Nigeria to Canada. While some of these routes are fast, some others can be slow. Note that the numbers of stopovers and duration of the whole trip also affect the eventual prices of tickets. Let us consider estimated duration of flight from Nigeria to Canada for various routes.

  • Time of flight from Lagos to Toronto via London: Estimated time – 18 hours 40 minutes
  • Time of flight from Lagos to Toronto via Dubai: Estimated time – 23 hours 55 minutes

The fastest non-stop flight from Lagos to Toronto takes about 18 hours and some few minutes. However, some airlines can even take up to 33 hours from Lagos to Toronto depending on the numbers of stopovers and waiting duration.

The article above answers lots of questions relating to flight tickets from Nigeria to Canada. With Canada being among the most visited countries in the world, this information will give you a broad idea of what to expect as regards flight ticket.

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